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Donovan singles discographyDonovan was one of the leading proponents of the hippie music style of the 1960’s.  His music blended folk, pop, psychedelia, and jazz, along with the hippie lifestyle, into his distinctive sound.  He had a number of hits during the sixties, but is today primarily known for Sunshine Superman, Mellow Yellow, and Atlantis.  He is member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  Here is the Donovan singles discography.

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Donovan Singles Discography

Songwriting and Production

Leitch – Donovan Leitch

Hickory 45-1309
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 15 May 1965, peak – 23, stay – 10 weeks
Produced by Terry Kennedy, Peter Eden
A.  Catch The Wind – 2:17 – Leitch
B.  Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do – 2:55 – Leitch

Hickory 45-1324
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 14 Aug. 1965, peak – 61, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Terry Kennedy, Peter Eden, Geoff Stephens
A.  Colours – 2:45 – Leitch
B.  Josie – 2:40 – Leitch

Hickory 45-1338
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 25 Sep. 1965, peak – 53, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Peter Eden, Geoff Stephens, Terry Kennedy
A.  Universal Soldier – 2:10 – Buffy St. Marie
B.  Do You Hear Me Now – 1:46 – Bert Jansch

Hickory 45-1375
Mar. 1966
Producer not listed
A.  You’re Gonna’ Need Somebody On Your Bond – 2:50 – Leitch
B.  The Little Tin Soldier – 2:58 – Shawn Phillips

Hickory 45-P-1402
July 1966
Producer not listed
A.  To Try For The Sun – 3:37 – Leitch
B.  Turquoise – 3:29 – Leitch

Epic 5-10045
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 30 July 1966, peak – 1 (1 week), stay – 13 weeks
Produced by Mickey Most
A.  Sunshine Superman – 3:05 – Leitch
B.  The Trip – 4:25 – Leitch

Hickory 45-P-1417
Oct. 1966
Producer not listed
A.  Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness) – 2:45 – Leitch
B.  The War Drags On – 3:43 – Mick Softly

Epic 5-10098
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 12 Nov. 1966, peak – 2, stay – 12 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Mellow Yellow – 3:42 – Leitch
B.  Sunny South Kensington – 3:48 – Leitch

Epic 5-10127
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 11 Feb. 1967, peak – 19, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Epistle To Dippy – 3:10 – Leitch
B.  Preachin’ Love – 2:39 – Leitch

Hickory 45-P-1470
Billboard Hot 100:  B-side: entry – 5 Aug. 1967, peak – 135, stay – 1 week
Producer not listed
A.  Sunny Goodge Street – 2:52 – Leitch
B.  Summer Day Reflection Song – 2:04 – Leitch

Epic 5-10212
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 12 Aug. 1967, peak – 11, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  There Is A Mountain – 2:38 – Leitch
B.  Sand And Foam – 3:17 – Leitch

Epic 5-10253
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 25 Nov. 1967, peak – 23, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Wear Your Love Like Heaven – 2:26 – Leitch
B.  Oh Gosh – 1:52 – Leitch

Hickory 45-P-1492
Feb. 1968
Produced by Peter Eden, Geoff Stephens, Terry Kennedy
A.  Do You Hear Me Now – 1:46 – Bert Jansch
B.  Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do – 2:55 – Leitch

Epic 5-10300
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 9 Mar. 1968, peak – 26, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Jennifer Juniper – 2:40 – Leitch
B.  Poor Cow – 2:56 – Leitch

Epic 5-10345
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 22 Jun. 1968, peak – 5, stay – 12 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Hurdy Gurdy Man – 3:15 – Leitch
B.  Teen Angel – 2:16 – Leitch

Epic 5-10393
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 5 Oct. 1968, peak – 33, stay – 6 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Lalena – 2:52 – Leitch
B.  Aye My Love – 1:45 – Leitch

Epic 5-10434
Billboard Hot 100:
A-side:  entry – 8 Feb. 1969, peak – 35, stay – 6 weeks
B-side:  entry – 5 Apr. 1969, peak – 7, stay – 13 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  To Susan On The West Coast Waiting – 3:13 – Leitch
B.  Atlantis – 4:58 – Leitch
Note:  To Susan On The West Coast Waiting was the initial A-side, but as Atlantis climbed the charts, it became the A-side.  Two promotional issued were released, one for each A-side, an unusual occurrence.

Epic 5-10510
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 2 Aug. 1969, peak – 36, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Goo Goo Barabajagal (Love Is Hot) – 3:30 – Leitch
B.  Trudi – 2:25 – Leitch
Shown as by Donovan (With The Jeff Beck Group)
Note:  Also released with A-side title of Barabajagal (Love Is Hot)

Epic 5-10649
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 22 Aug. 1970, peak – 55, stay – 8 weeks
Produced by Donovan
A.  Riki Tiki Tavi – 2:56 – Leitch
B.  Roots Of Oak – 5:02 – Leitch

Epic 5-10694
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 27 Feb. 1971, peak – 84, stay – 3 weeks
Produced by Donovan
A.  Celia Of The Seals – 3:00 – Leitch
B.  The Song Of The Wandering Aengus – 3:55 – William Butler Yeats, Leitch

Epic 5-10983
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 28 Apr. 1973, peak – 66, stay – 8 weeks
Produced by Donovan, Michael Peter Hayes [aka Mickie Most]
A.  I Like You – 4:30 – Leitch
B.  Earth Sign Man – 3:55 – Leitch

Epic 5-11023
June 1973
Produced by Donovan, Michael Peter Hayes [aka Mickie Most]
A.  Maria Magenta – 2:10 – Leitch
B.  The Intergalactic Laxative – 2:50 – Leitch

Epic 5-11108
Mar. 1974
Produced by Andrew Loog Oldham
A.  Sailing Homeward – 2:56 – Leitch
B.  Yellow Star – 3:07 – Leitch

Epic 8-50016
Aug. 1974
Produced by Andrew Loog Oldham
A.  Rock ‘N Roll With Me – 3:28 – David Bowie, Warren Peace
B.  The Divine Daze Of Deathless Delight – 4:00 – Leitch

Epic 8-50077
Jan. 1975
Produced by Norbert Putnam
A.  Rock And Roll Souljer – 2:47 – Leitch
B.  How Silly – 2:38 – Leitch

Epic 8-50237
Apr. 1976
Produced by Donovan Leitch
A.  A Well Known Has-Been – 3:32 – Leitch
B.  Dark-Eyed Blue Jean Angel – 3:50 – Leitch

Arista AS 0280
Oct. 1977
Produced by Mickie Most
A.  Dare To Be Different – 3:28 – Leitch
B.  International Man – 4:02 – Leitch

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