Donovan | The Essential Donovan | CDs

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A magical, mystical figure in rock history, there is only one Donovan. From his Celtic roots to his influential era as Bob Dylan's peer... Through psychedelic nights in swinging London and contemplative days meditating alongside The Beatles in India... Came the mesmerizing sound of a visionary. Now, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts this legendary poet in its 2012 class, Legacy Recordings proudly presents The Essential DONOVAN _ 36 key tracks on two newly remastered CDs. These are the timeless original recordings that became cultural touchstones, making Donovan a worldwide icon and creating a legend that has grown over the decades while his tunes have been covered, sampled, imitated and admired_but never duplicated. Includes classics like –Sunshine Superman," –Mellow Yellow," –Season Of The Witch," –Catch The Wind," –Wear Your Love Like Heaven," –Atlantis" and more, as well as four tracks previously unissued in the U.S.

Track Listing

1. Catch The Wind (mono single version)
2. Colours (mono single)
3. Summer Day Reflection Song (mono single)
4. Universal Soldier (mono single)
5. You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond (mono single)
6. Turquoise (mono single)
7. Sunshine Superman (extended version)
8. The Trip (single version)
9. Legend Of A Girl Child Linda
10. Season Of The Witch
11. Ferris Wheel
12. Mellow Yellow (mono single)
13. Young Girl Blues (mono)
14. Museum (mono)
15. Hampstead Incident (mono)
16. Sunny South Kensington (mono single)
17. The Land Of Doesn't Have To Be (early version, mono, previously unissued in the U.S.)
18. Epistle To Dippy (single)

1. There Is A Mountain (single)
2. Wear Your Love Like Heaven (single)
3. Sun
4. Isle Of Islay
5. Sunny Goodge Street (live - previously unissued on CD in the U.S.)
6. Sand And Foam (live - previously unissued on CD in the U.S.)
7. Jennifer Juniper (single)
8. Hurdy Gurdy Man (single)
9. Get Thy Bearings
10. Lalena (single)
11. To Susan On The West Coast Waiting (single)
12. Atlantis (single)
13. Goo Goo Barabajagal (Love Is Hot) with the Jeff Beck Group (single)
14. Happiness Runs
15. Riki Tiki Tavi (single)
16. Celia Of The Seals (single)
17. I Like You (single)
18. Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness) previously unissued in the U.S.