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Donovan Philips Leitch (usually known simply as Donovan) (born May 10, 1946, in Maryhill, Glasgow) is a Scottish musician.
Donovan's commercial fortunes waned after he parted ways with Most in 1969, and although he continued to perform and record sporadically in the Seventies and Eighties he gradually fell from favor, with his gentle musical style and hippie image increasingly scorned by critics, especially after the advent of punk rock.
Donovan withdrew from performing and recording several times during his long career, but underwent a strong revival of interest in the 1990s with the emergence of the rave scene in Britain.
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Donovan Leitch was born near Glasgow, but moved down to St. Albans as a child.
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.
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  Donovan Leitch
Since Donovan was billed as the English version of Bob Dylan, a meeting between the two in 1965 made headlines.
Donovan has two children who have become actors, his namesake son, Donovan Leitch, Jr.[?], and his daughter, Ione Skye.
Donovan Leitch, born May 10, 1946 in Glasgow, Scotland, is a pop performer who rose to fame in the 1960s.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Donovan Leitch
Since Donovan was billed as the English version of Bob Dylan, a meeting between the two in 1965 made headlines.
Donovan has two children who have become actors, his namesake son, Donovan Leitch, Jr.[?], and his daughter, Ione Skye.
Donovan Leitch, born May 10, 1946 in Glasgow, Scotland, is a pop performer who rose to fame in the 1960s.
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 Donovan Leitch - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Donovan Philips Leitch (usually known simply as Donovan) (born May 10, 1946) is a Scottish musician and quite possibly one of the most important figures ever to exist in the universe, with only Oscar Wilde exceeding him in overall dominance.
Donovan withdrew from performing and recording several times during his long career, but underwent a strong revival of interest in the 1990s with the emergence of the rave scene in Britain, which was like all halfway-decent forms of music heavily inspired by Donovan.
Donovan's early musical style and appearance led to him being perceived and promoted as a British version of Bob Dylan and this brought with it a certain degree of criticism from folk purists, who wrongly assumed him to be a simple Dylan imitator.
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 Donovan Leitch @ Filmbug
Donovan Philips Leitch (usually known simply as Donovan) is a British musician.
Emerging from the British folk scene, Donovan shot to fame in Britain in early 1965 after a series of showcase TV performances.
His success was initially restricted to Britain, but after signing with the American Epic Records label and joining forces with producer Mickie Most, he developed an eclectic but very successful style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia and world music.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Hurdy Gurdy Man: Books: Donovan Leitch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Donovan's autobiography charts his life from a post-war, Glaswegian childhood to the height of an international career as one of the leading figures of the 1960's music scene.
Donovan's autobiography offers first-hand insights into his music and poetry, recollects his rise to fame and the way in which destiny was to play a hand by re-uniting him with the lost love of his life through a chance meeting.
By 1968 Donovan was the hottest ticket on both sides of the Atlantic, but as the decade drew to a close he became disillusioned with the increasing commercialisation of rock, and he decided to drop out.
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 Powell's Books - The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan Leitch
Donovan's autobiography charts his life from a post-war, Glaswegian childhood to the height of an international career as one of the leading figures of the 1960's music scene.
Donovan's autobiography offers first-hand insights into his music and poetry, recollects his rise to fame and the way in which destiny was to play a hand by re-uniting him with the lost love of his life through a chance meeting.
Donovan Leitch was born in Glasgow in 1946. ; He is recognised as one of the most influential musicians to have emerged from the twentieth century.
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 Donovan Leitch - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Donovan Philips Leitch (usually known simply as Donovan) (born May 10, 1946) is a Scottish musician and quite possibly one of the most important figures ever to exist in the universe, with only Oscar Wilde exceeding him in overall dominance.
Donovan withdrew from performing and recording several times during his long career, but underwent a strong revival of interest in the 1990s with the emergence of the rave scene in Britain, which was like all halfway-decent forms of music heavily inspired by Donovan.
Donovan's early musical style and appearance led to him being perceived and promoted as a British version of Bob Dylan and this brought with it a certain degree of criticism from folk purists, who wrongly assumed him to be a simple Dylan imitator.
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Donovan is a true survivor of Rock and Roll world-fame and represents the best level of songwriter and a performer.
Donovan Leitch was born on 10th May, 1946, in Maryhill Scotland.
Donovan's family lived in the hard, rough and bomb scarred city of Glasgow till he was ten but soon they moved to Hertfordshire in England.
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Songs where Donovan plays instruments or sings as a guest on somebody else's recording, cover versions of Donovan songs and references to Donovan that can be found in various tunes.
Donovan made lots of appearances on television and also starred (and had smaller parts) in movies too.
Of particular interest are little histories of Donovan and an interview conducted with him for the CD re-release of A Gift from a Flower to a Garden.
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 Overview of Donovan Leitch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Leitch was born in a tenement in Maryhill (Glasgow), the son of a lathe operator, although the family moved to Hatfield (England) in 1956.
Donovan bought the Waternish Estate on Skye, hence the name of his eldest daughter Ione Skye.
In 1997, his son, also Donovan Leitch, a successful model and musician, married the Scots model Kirsty Hume (b.1976).
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 Donovan Leitch, The Autobiography of Donovan: the Hurdy Gurdy Man
When Donovan first arrived on the scene, he was declared to be the "Scottish Bob Dylan." It's obvious from a cursory listen (and a chronology) that Donovan came to his sound as honestly as Dylan did, both influenced by the same forebears, Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and more.
A favourite topic is Donovan's powerful sex drive, from the time he was a child he showed an abiding interest in girl's undergarments.
Donovan beat Dylan to the use of an electric guitar on stage too, he is quick to point out.
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Donovan’s British recordings, combined with an appearance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, laid the groundwork for commercial success in America.
Much of his flower-power aura derived from his conversion in 1967 to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s brand of meditation—as opposed to drug use—as a means of mind expansion.
He also composed a theatrical revue, 7-Tease (1975; a hard-rock soundtrack was issued in 1974) and published a volume of poetry, Dry Songs and Scribbles, while touring and recording sporadically.
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 Donovan Leitch - Overview - MSN Movies
Hollywood, CA Biography:Tall, dark, and always stylish, "Donovan Leitch" is one of the world's top male models, a rock artist, and a talented actor.
The son of popular 1960s folk-rock artist "Donovan", Leitch (who claims he was conceived in the home of ex-Beatle "George Harrison") and his sister, actress "Ione Skye", were raised by their mother, fashion model Enid Karl, in Los Angeles.
Leitch began acting while attending Hollywood High School, where he was quite popular and served as senior class president and homecoming king.
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 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Donovan Leitch : Biography
Tall, dark, and always stylish, Donovan Leitch is one of the world's top male models, a rock artist, and a talented actor.
While in high school, Leitch made friends with guitarist Jason Nesmith, the son of rock/country artist and former Monkee Michael Nesmith.
Within a few years, after Leitch had begun his acting and modeling career, the two would reunite to form the hard-driving, funky glam-rock band Nancy Boy as an upbeat antidote to the hopelessness of grunge rock.
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Donovan opens his autobiography in Scottish dialect, as he and a pal wage a tin-can grenade war against the Anderson Gang in 1954.
It's fun to watch Leitch polish his legacy: He takes credit for world music, folk-metal fusion, "All You Need Is Love" 's refrain, Warhol's VU banana, pre-Dylan electro-folk, and New Age.
He pined for Brian Jones's ex Linda Lawrence; she took time committing to Leitch, but they tied the knot in 1970, and he adopted the child she'd had with the Stones' visionary founder.
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Unfortunately, Donovan is a very elusive fellow, at least to my resources.
He also hung out quite often with the Beatles and was with them, along with Mia Farrow and her daughter Prudence (for whom John wrote "Dear Prudence") to study transcendental meditation with the Maharishi.
Donovan was a folk singer but he also wanted to carry on the ancient tradition of the bard (or traveling minstrel).
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An art student, Donovan left home by 16 to wander with his lifelong friend Gypsy Dave and taught himself how to play guitar by mimicking the folk styles of the Carter Family, Doc Watson, Woody Guthrie and Ramblin' Jack Elliott, among others he credits.
Fusing folk with jazz and metal, Donovan forged "Celtic rock," and in his recording sessions, engineered brilliantly by Mickie Most, he worked with all the happening musicians and even collaborated with the Beatles.
I'm a fan of Donovan and his music, but I consider his recent book, "The Autobiogaphy of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man", to be a major disappointment.
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Donovan's autobiography charts his life from a post-war, Glaswegian childhood to the height of an international career as one of the leading figures of the 1960's music scene.
A leader of the folk revival in both Britain and America, the book recounts how he rose to be an international star, releasing songs such as 'Mellow Yellow' and 'Catch the Wind', and his most successful album, "Sunshine Superman".
Donovan is acknowledged as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 1960's.
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 Donovan Leitch
Donovan Leitch is the son of legendary folk singer Donovan and the sister of actress Ione Skye, well known for her role opposite John Cusack in the 1980's classic Say Anything.
Donovan is a singer, actor, director, producer, writer, and model.
Donovan is currently lead singer for the rock band Camp Freddy.
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 Donovan (Leitch) - Sutras | HTZ FM
Like Johnny Cash before him, Donovan was selected by producer Rick Rubin as a childhood hero he would like to restore to glory.
With Rubin's encouragement and production, Donovan does make an impressive comeback with Sutras, which is reminiscent of his earliest records.
Sutras abandons the colorful psychedelic pop of his best-known songs for the spare acoustic folk of his first records, and while Donovan's songwriting is a little uneven, the warmth of the performances is charming and welcoming, especially for long-time fans.
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 Donovan P. Leitch at AllExperts
Donovan P. Leitch is a compilation album from Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan.
It was released in the United States (Janus Records JLS 3022) in October 1970.
In 1970, Donovan's popularity was still strong in the United States.
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 Donovan Official Home Page
My New DVD The Donovan Concert-Live in LA Filmed at the Kodak Theatre Los Angeles earlier this year is on sale in the UK from October the 8th.Get your copy ordered nw.
The two iconic artists are raising funds to support in-school wellness programs and research studies on the benefits of stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation for the growing numbers of students in Britain suffering from acute levels of stress, anxiety, depression, drug dependency, and ADHD and other learning disorders.
Donovan, a 40-year meditator, will perform the hit songs from his new DVD, The Donovan Concert-Live in LA!, which was filmed on January 21, 2007, at the famed Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, home to the Academy Awards.
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