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Donovan had flung himself into the spirit of the times with such enthusiasm that he was disadvantaged when the competition moved towards a more progressive style of rock at odds with the singles chart.
Donovan and Most parted company in 1969, and though the singer was able to sustain his albums success into the early Seventies, the hit singles had dried up.
Donovan walked onto a BA jet in Tokyo and out of a tax plan called a "drop-out year" where he was going to earn millions.
www.classicbands.com /donovan.html   (960 words)

 Donovan McNabb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Donovan Jamal McNabb (born November 25, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American football player for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL.
Donovan was a standout quarterback at Mount Carmel High School on Chicago's south side.
In late September of 2003, Donovan McNabb was the subject of very controversial comments made by Rush Limbaugh, who worked as a commentator for ESPN at the time.
www.dolton.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Donovan_McNabb   (1527 words)

Donovan was undoubtedly one of the best British racehorses of the late nineteenth century, as his record of only three defeats in 21 starts attests.
Donovan was bred by one of the most successful and popular gentlemen of the English turf, William Cavendish-Bentinck, the 6th Duke of Portland.
Donovan was the dominant two-year-old of his year, for he won eleven of his thirteen starts that season and captured nearly every major juvenile race.
www.tbheritage.com /Portraits/Donovan.html   (3239 words)

 Donovan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Donovan was so well-received that he was invited back for the next two weeks, and immediately afterwards he was signed to a recording contract with Pye Records, whose other major pop acts were The Kinks and Petula Clark.
Donovan's early musical style and appearance led to him being perceived and promoted as a British version of Bob Dylan; this brought with it a certain degree of criticism from folk purists, some of whom assumed him to be merely a Dylan imitator.
In Donovan's case, his drug use was evidently moderate, and seems to have been mostly restricted to pot smoking—certainly he was not indulging on the Herculean scale of friends like John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, and Brian Jones.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Donovan   (5715 words)

 Donovan @ peermusic - The Independent Major
Donovan's father himself a poet and amateur performer introduced him to poetry and the recitation of monologues.
Donovan is reunited in the desert town of Joshua Tree with his American family, Donovan Leitch Jr.
Donovan is honored by old and new generations as a rare and unique artist who reflects and embraces all the important developments in music, poetry, and the spiritual path, which have profoundly changed our perception of reality.
www.peermusic.com /donovan/donovan.cfm?includepage=donovanbio.cfm   (1147 words)

Donovan said, "It was working for Town that really got me started and got me a name." He also worked regularly for Queen, Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire.
Donovan also photographed celebrities, from Jimi Hendrix to Princess Diana, and the Duke and the Duchess of York (for their formal portraits).
Donovan was found hanging in his studio after a call from a member of the public.
digilander.libero.it /aohc/selart01e.htm   (1552 words)

 Inventor Marion Donovan
Like many famous inventors, Marion Donovan (1917-1998) was originally mocked for her most significant invention; but she helped revolutionize the infant care industry by inventing the prototype of the disposable diaper.
Like all mothers, Donovan struggled with her babies' exasperating habit of nearly instantaneously wetting her diapers as soon as they were changed --- which at that time meant soiled sheets as well.
Donovan called her diaper the "Boater," because it helped babies "stay afloat." The final product was actually made of nylon parachute cloth, and featured an additional innovation: Donovan had replaced safety pins with metal and plastic snaps.
www.ideafinder.com /history/inventors/donovan.htm   (1055 words)

 Donovan: Hero in two world wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Donovan was well received by the British, and when he returned to the states he told Roosevelt that, with American aid, Britain could hold out against the Nazis.
When Donovan returned to the states in March 1941 reports of his interest in intelligence matters had reached the ears of J. Edgar Hoover and the heads of the various branches of military intelligence.
Donovan had decided the time was right for America to have its own clandestine service, and sent Roosevelt a memo urging him to form one.
aia.lackland.af.mil /homepages/pa/spokesman/summer/heritage.cfm   (1167 words)

 Tate Donovan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tate Donovan (born 25 September, 1963) is an American actor.
He was born the youngest of six to a large Irish-Catholic family in Tenafly, New Jersey.
Donovan has been engaged to Sandra Bullock (1994) and to Jennifer Aniston.
tenafly.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Tate_Donovan   (215 words)

 Wild Bill Donovan | BaseballLibrary.com
Donovan was durable, and needed to be; due to wildness, he threw more pitches than most hurlers.
But Donovan's results in WS starts were poor, and he won only one of five decisions.
Donovan was a pitcher for Detroit and ML manager for the Yankees and Phils.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/D/Donovan_Wild_Bill.stm   (1051 words)

 MPR: Donovan still experimenting with his music
Donovan is one of those artists whose name may not leap to the lips of people under the age of 40, but if you hum one of his more famous songs, "Mellow Yellow," it usually brings a smile of recognition.
Paul, Minn. — Donovan is in his late 50s now, but he still cuts a boyish figure, little different from when he burst on the British folk scene in 1965.
Donovan worshipped Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, and it's not surprising that people were soon comparing him with Bob Dylan.
news.minnesota.publicradio.org /features/2005/04/06_kerre_donovan   (1104 words)

 VH1.com : Donovan : Biography
Donovan Leitch was born May 10, 1946 in Glasgow and raised outside of London; at 18 he recorded his first demo, and in 1965 was tapped as a regular on the television pop showcase Ready, Steady, Go!
Donovan's follow-up single, "Colours," was also a hit, and after making his American debut at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, he issued Fairytale, his second and last LP for the Hickory label.
The Donovan revival began in earnest in 1991 when Happy Mondays titled a song in his honor for their groundbreaking Pills 'n' Thrills & Bellyaches; he later toured with the group as well.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/donovan_rock_/bio.jhtml   (528 words)

 The Orchard - Appleseed News & Reviews
Eleven new Donovan compositions (plus a version of the traditional “Cuckoo”) were recorded by multiple Grammy-winning producer John Chelew (Blind Boys of Alabama, Richard Thompson, John Hiatt) “in the spirit of the Bohemian café happenings” that date back to the mid-19th Century, as Donovan writes in his liner notes.
Donovan’s goal on “Beat Café” was to “view ‘modern life’ as seen from ‘Bohemia’,” to capture the musical and intellectual freedom of a hip, underground hangout.
Donovan's fans, musicians, writers, poets, artists and students are welcome at these unique shows, at which drinks and food will be available, but both venues have limited seating capacity, so book early to make sure you are part of one of these unique occasions.
www.appleseedrec.com /theorchard/news/donovan.html   (745 words)

 USATODAY.com - Donovan: Inactivity with German club hurts U.S. play   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Donovan, unhappy with his playing time with Bayer Leverkusen, said before the game that he would like to return to MLS and play for the Los Angeles Galaxy but that decision likely would come after Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier against Guatemala in Birmingham, Ala.
Donovan starred for the United States at the 2002 World Cup and has been the national team's player of the year for three straight years.
Donovan was criticized for not playing well in a European Champions League game against Liverpool on March 7, when he was taken out after 52 minutes in a 3-1 loss.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/national/2005-03-26-donovan-future_x.htm   (816 words)

 Donovan's Blog
Donovan's Blog is grateful for the bravery and the commitment of the American military.
Donovan's Blog reader and contributor GM recently sent along just the text and the name of the person who gave this speech.
The problem is that the national leaders of the Democrats sound flat and insincere when they talk about something like Medicare, or anything else that matters to real working people, because they long ago drifted away from their real base and into the outer limits.
www.donovansblog.com   (2617 words)

 ESPNsoccernet - MLS - Steve Davis: On Landon Donovan
Landon Donovan admits he is striving for consistency at both the national team and MLS levels.
Donovan says he has worked feverishly this year to be more consistent, to motivate himself for every kickoff.
Donovan, too, says he has time to improve, to find a way to rise up and summon that game-in, game-out edge.
soccernet.espn.go.com /columns/story?id=348762&root=mls&cc=5901   (1178 words)

 Donovan: Try For the Sun: The Journey of Donovan - PopMatters Music Review
Donovan rose to fame strumming earnest folk songs and psychedelic rockers in the late 1960s, recording his first album when he was in his teens and gaining international stardom by age 20.
Though Donovan was silly, it was a good silly, and his songs were not only catchy; they really said something about the spirit of a certain era of rock 'n roll.
What is startling about Donovan, both in the story of his life and in his music, is how honest everything is. There is no mystery about him, which is most likely why he was never a cult figure like Dylan.
popmatters.com /music/reviews/d/donovan-tryforthesun.shtml   (911 words)

 The Donovan Bailey World Wide WebSite
Donovan Bailey has recently attended a couple of press conferences and has given insight into his recovering from injury as well as his track plans for the coming year and beyond.
Donovan is months ahead of schedule and is walking with just a slight limp.
Donovan Bailey has decided not to run again this year opting to rehabilitate and focus on regaining his form for next year.
www.netspace1.com /donovanbailey   (307 words)

 State Representative Christopher Donovan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Majority Leader Donovan continues to be a key sponsor of health care reform legislation, and has worked for passage of Connecticut's Managed Care Patients' Bill of Rights, the mandatory 48 hour maternity stay, as well as the expansion of health care for children and their parents through the creation of the HUSKY program.
As House Chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee, Representative Donovan led the efforts in the House for an increased minimum wage from $6.70 to $6.90 on January 1, 2003 and a second raise to $7.10 in the year 2004.
Donovan won passage of the Standard Wage Act, a law that requires State contractors to pay janitors and food service workers a living wage.
www.cga.ct.gov /hdo/HDO084.asp   (586 words)

 ESPNsoccernet - US - Donovan's intangibles questionable
With this in mind, Landon Donovan backers are out in full force to defend Donovan's proposed move back to MLS with the L.A. Galaxy (a move that would also result in the Galaxy shipping Carlos Ruiz to FC Dallas).
Donovan has the technical skills and potential to be a world-class player, as he showed in the last World Cup.
Donovan is the type of player who thrives on confidence (what player doesn't?) but at the same time is prone to losing it at the drop of a hat.
soccernet.espn.go.com /feature?id=328994&cc=5901   (1299 words)

 Amazon.com: Donovan's Greatest Hits: Music: Donovan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Donovan's blissed-out liner notes ("Whatever you think this song is about, it probably is") round out the package quite quaintly.
Yet these, Donovan's other hits here, and his lyrical world-view (which, judging from the liner notes, he still has) are a basic thread of Sixties pop culture.
Now, this "Donovan's Greatest Hits", is released with the original Pye recordings, and they even threw in some bonus tracks of a few more of his hit recordings after the initial release of this 1969 greatest hits collection.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000ICNY?v=glance   (1397 words)

 Jeremiah Donovan's a Historic Saloon is in Historic Sono Norwalk, Ct.
Jeremiah Donovan's a Historic Saloon is in Historic Sono Norwalk, Ct.
Jeremiah Donovan's of Historic South Norwalk was established in 1889 and has been a popular spot for food ever since.
Donovan's was second home to local Democrats during its colorful history, including a number of presidential candidates " taking a break" while making their stomp through New England.
www.culinarymenus.com /donovans.htm   (553 words)

 Welcome to Donovan Realty
When Marty Donovan got out of college in 1975, he took a slightly different route into the family business; he became a real estate appraiser, which he touts as a diverse experience that no one in the family ever had before.
Donovan spent more than five years in the real estate appraisal field, seeking professional training and taking courses along the way.
Donovan says his brother runs Donovan Realty of Alabama and is working on a Styx River development in Seminole, Alabama.
www.donovanrealty.com   (416 words)

 DJ Donovan - Techno DJ Trance Hard Tribal NYC Underground Phoenix New Orleans Los Angeles San Francisco Donovan The ...
Donovan has played all over raves and clubs in the Southeast at venues like The Edge in Ft. Lauderdale, Freebass Society parties at the State Palace Theater for Disco Donnie, and in L.A., Donovan was also asked to play at the grand opening of Simply Jeff's club in Southern Califormia.
Donovan has played all over raves and clubs in the Southeast at venues like The Edge in Ft. Lauderdale, Freebass Society parties at the State Palace Theater for Disco Donnie, and in L.A., Donovan was also asked to play at the grand opening of Simply Jeff's club in Southern California.
Donovan completed his next record on Intellihance featuring the tracks "Women Respond to Bass" and "The Scythe" which were cut by Lawrie Immersion of Pounding grooves and pressed in London.
www.djdonovan.com   (1991 words)

 Donovan | The A.V. Club
Born Donovan Leitch in Glasgow, Scotland, the singer/songwriter later christened Donovan has achieved immortality on oldies radio thanks to the popularity of songs like "Mellow Yellow" and "Sunshine Superman." But there's more to Donovan than his greatest hits.
Teaming with producer Mickie Most, Donovan put out a series of increasingly eclectic albums that tapped into the psychedelic spirit of the time before turning heavy and apocalyptic as the ‘60s drew to a close.
Often ahead of his time musically, Donovan was also one of the first to be subjected to a public drug bust, and one of the first to embrace Eastern philosophy.
www.avclub.com /content/node/43049   (1303 words)

 Donovan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Elfin folk star and psychedelic poet Donovan was famous for a string of well-received record releases including Mellow Yellow, Catch the Wind and Universal Soldier.
Born Donovan Leitch in 1946 in Glasgow's Maryhill, by 1956 he had moved with his family to the very upright Hertfordshire town of Hatfield, north of London.
His son Donovan Leitch Jnr was doing well fronting a band called Nancy Boy in clubs frequented by New York's pop and cultural glitterati.
www.isbuc.co.uk /People/Donova.htm   (212 words)

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