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The Autobiography of Donovan

The Hurdy Gurdy Man

by Donovan Leitch

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Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers & Musicians - Pop,
  • Music / Folk & Traditional,
  • Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional,
  • Music,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1946-,
  • Biography,
  • Donovan,,
  • Great Britain,
  • Singers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9441294M
    ISBN 100312352522
    ISBN 109780312352523

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    Donovan Leitch's *The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man*, reviewed & recommended. The Autobiography of Donovan. Donovan Leitch book reviews: general fiction chick lit/romance sci-fi/fantasy graphic novels nonfiction audio books The book is full of these types of marvelous anecdotes. He was truly one of the most.   The Autobiography of Donovan C. type. Book; genre. Nonfiction; To hear Donovan Leitch tell it, we shouldn’t remember the ’60s Scottish pixie merely for durable love-and-beads hits like.

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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. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

4/4(44). The Autobiography of Donovan book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Donovan's autobiography charts his life from a post- /5. An honest and eye-opening autobiography of one of the most influential musical figures of the 's. I loved reading about Donovan's experiences, and having --time after time-- the click of realisation: "AHA!/5(42).

Donovan has 28 books on Goodreads with ratings. Donovan’s most popular book is The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse. books the songs of donovan – piano, vocal & guitar (book signed or dedicated) read more.

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By he was the hottest ticket on both sides of the Atlantic. Donovan has returned to the World Stage with his Fiftieth Anniversary World Tour. Donovan once wrote a song called "Atlantis" that marveled at a lost world. His own re-emergence prompts similar emotion.

"The Autobiography of. The Autobiography of Donovan NPR coverage of The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan Leitch and Donovan. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Donovan Leitch. Buy a cheap copy of The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy book by Donovan. 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 's Free shipping over $/5(5).

The term "autobiography" implies that someone is purporting to tell their life story. But since over 90% of the book covers the years between and"memoir" would have been a more apt moniker for this effort.

Furthermore, the book is laced with poorly-written prose, as if Donovan is attempting to recapture Bohemian hipster lingo in print/5(26). Now, for the first time, Donovan reveals stories from his extensive musical career, including his adventures with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix and his strange, karmic relationship with Brian Jones.

The Hurdy Gurdy Man comes singing his songs of love in The Autobiography of : 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 's music scene.

Always feeling like an outsider, he found relief through music and poetry. The book reveals how he came to be influenced by Buddhist teachings, and the music of Woody Guthrie and Joan Baez.5/5(1). A book about Donovan Leitch was something which was long overdue, but as no author had yet to tackle the subject of this influential folk 'flower-power' pioneer and '60s icon, it was the man himself who decided to take on the task in His resulting memoir, 'The Hurdy Gurdy Man' is a good quick read, and very entertaining/5(15).

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 's music scene. Always feeling like an outsider, he found relief through music and poetry/5().

The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man Donovan Leitch, Author. Martin's $ (p) ISBN Buy this book A folk rocker and early prince of. Donovan (born Donovan Philips Leitch, 10 May ) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist.

He developed an eclectic and distinctive style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia, and world music (notably calypso).He has lived in Scotland, Hertfordshire (England), London, California, and since at least in County Cork, Ireland, with his family.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(28). Last week, while I was returning my book about Franz Liszt to the local library, I spotted The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man () by Donovan Leitch on the shelf.

Having heard how much so many other Beatles freaks liked his music, I said to my husband, "I'll give it a shot." Donovan Phillips Leitch was. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition.

Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF DONOVAN: HURDY GURDY MAN By Donovan Leitch **Mint Condition**. Audiobook.

Donovan reads his Autobiography, Part Two-The Seventies. The rise, reign and early retirement of s British pop superstar Donovan. His early years spent in post-World War II Glasgow, his leg weakened by a polio vaccination, Leitch's childhood was the gritty but honest sort, peopled with decent folk struggling to get : 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 's music scene. Always feeling like an outsider, he found relief through music and poetry/5(). The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man, by Donovan Leitch December 2, Septem Philo Until well into my adulthood, I had little impression of Donovan except that he was someone from the ’60s who’d had at least a few top 40 hits, and whose music—what I knew of it—I liked more than not.