about Donovan

Donovan (born Donovan Philips Leitch, 10 May 1946) 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 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 companys 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 Americas 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 1968s 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. He taught John Lennon a finger-picking guitar style in 1968 that Lennon employed in Dear Prudence, Julia, Happiness Is a Warm Gun and other songs. Donovans commercial fortunes waned after parting with Most in 1969, and he left the industry for a time. Donovan continued to perform and record sporadically in the 1970s and 1980s. His musical style and hippie image were scorned by critics, especially after punk rock. His performing and recording became sporadic until a revival in the 1990s with the emergence of Britains rave scene. He recorded the 1996 album Sutras with producer Rick Rubin and in 2004 made a new album, Beat Cafe. Donovan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Donovan
Name :Donovan
Date of Birth :10/05/1946 06:15:00
Place of Birth :4 W 15, 55 N 53
Ascendent (Lagan) : Gemini
Ascendent Lord) : Mer
Moon Sign(Rashi) : Leo
Moon Sign Lord : Leo
Birth Star(Nakshatra) : P.Phalguni
Birth Star Lord : Ven
Lucky Gem : Blue Sapphire
Lucky No. : 11
Lucky Day : Wednesday
Lucky Color : Blue
Sun Sign (As per western system) : Taurus
Current Vimshottari Dasa : Sat-Ven
Manglik Status : You are not a Manglik person
Currently Under SadeSati : No
PlanetAscSunMonMarMerJup(R)VenSatRah(R)Ket(R)
SignGeminiAriesLeoCancerAriesVirgoTaurusGeminiTaurusScorpio
Degree03.5025.5320.2415.0104.4126.1020.0427.0628.1128.11
LordMerMarSunMonMarMerVenMerVenMar
* (R) = Retrograte

Ascendent Prediction

His ascendent (lagan) is Gemini
Donovan is born in Gemini lagn. Gemini is a common sign and the third sign of zodiac and as such Donovan will have a wheatish complexion. Donovan is very jolly. Donovan is fond of arts and songs. Donovan is fond of physical pleasures. Donovan is very passionate. Donovan is a person of a grand personality. Donovan is crafty. Donovan is helpful to others. Donovan is poetic. Donovan travel to many religious places. His approach is scientific. Donovan may face some troubles in the early part of the life but will get happiness in the later part of His life. Donovan enter a fortunate period from the age of 32 35 years and enjoy many comforts and happiness. Donovan is very active. His disposition will be scientific. Donovan will be fond of reading and crave for fame. Donovan will have long limbs. Donovan is fond of good food. Donovan may get respect and fame in govt and society. Donovan will acquire knowledge of arts and sciences. Donovan should take care of a running nose, influenza, bronchitis,etc. Donovan may suffer from piles, fever and poisoning of system. Donovan will experience a lot of change in His life. Donovan may have family troubles. Donovan is very active and intelligent and fond of learning. The defect in Donovan is that Donovan undertake large varieties of work at a time. If Donovan enjoy good sleep Donovan will be able to maintain good health. The peculiarity in Donovan is that Donovan want shortcuts. Donovan is very efficient and able to carry out the plans very quickly by adopting different methods. Donovan will have good physical and mental poise. As Donovan were born in this nakshatra Donovan will be soft spoken, religious, brave, generous, victorious over enemies but cunning. Donovan will be passionate and proud. Financially His position is not too good. Donovan will be lucky between 33 to 38years of age.

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