Born today   |   Top Stars

Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Donovan Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 10 May 1946


: 75 years old Comment


: Taurus

Ask / say what you think about DONOVAN:

Donovan  Wiki

  • Donovan Philips Leitch, known as Donovan, is a Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist
Born:10 May 1946 Comment
How old is Donovan in 2021? / Age: 75 years
Zodiac sign:Taurus

 Donovan facts

  • 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 and California, and, since at least 2008, in County Cork, Ireland, with his family
  • Emerging from the British folk scene, Donovan reached fame in the United Kingdom in early 1965 with live performances on the pop TV series Ready Steady Go!
  • Having signed with Pye Records in 1965, he recorded singles and two albums in the folk vein, after which he signed to CBS/Epic Records in the US - the first signing by the company's new vice-president Clive Davis - and became more successful internationally
  • He began a long and successful collaboration with leading British independent record producer Mickie Most, scoring multiple hit singles and albums in the UK, US, and other countries
  • His most successful singles were the early UK hits "Catch the Wind", "Colours" and "Universal Soldier" in 1965
  • In September 1966 "Sunshine Superman" topped America's Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week and went to number two in Britain, followed by "Mellow Yellow" at US No
  • 2 in December 1966, then 1968's "Hurdy Gurdy Man" in the Top 5 in both countries, then "Atlantis", which reached US No
  • 7 in May 1969
  • He became a friend of pop musicians including Joan Baez, Brian Jones and The Beatles

Bio / wiki sources: Wikipedia, accounts on social media, content from our users.

Info source: Wikipedia, social media accounts, users content.

We do our best for being accurate. If something seems incorrect, please contact us!
Find celebrities birthdays: Protection Status