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Donovan Leitch

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Donovan

Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: August 11, 2004
Last Updated: October 13, 2011
 
 
Donovan
Claim to fame: One of the British Invasion and once called "the British Bob Dylan" for his roots in folk music, Donovan had a number of hits including Sunshine Superman, Mellow Yellow, Jennifer Juniper, Hurdy Gurdy Man (inspired by Jimi Hendrix) and Atlantis.
While the Beatles went "Indian" with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Donovan romanticized Persian culture.

Donovan appeared in Zeffirelli's Brother Sun, Sister Moon.
 
 
Donovan
Where are they now? Donovan continues to write songs and to tour in his own right. He has produced an album of children's songs. His 1996 album Sutras won critical acclaim.
He has championed rap label Def Jam, as unlikely as that may seem.
 
 
 
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Joyce said:
March 29, 2011 2:57 PM
Donovan's song "Jeniffer Juniper" was featured on The Simpsons episode "Flaming Moe" which aired on January 16th, 2011
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 08/08/2004
The guy who did Axel F. Harold Faltermeyer was Giorgio Moroder's in-house studio programmer during the 70's "disco" phase. Cleverly invested his earnings into the legendary "fai...
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 08/11/2004
Played Lamont Stanford, the infamous son of a junk collector on Sanford & Son.