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Donovan performs on Ready Steady Go! in 1965.
March 29, 2012 Donovan and The Small Faces' Ian McLagan, who will both be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this spring, explain how the music and fashion of 1960s Britain grew from a deep love of American styles.
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Chaka Khan onstage in London in 1985.
September 28, 2011 Hear our favorite song by each of the 15 performers up for induction in 2012.
February 6, 2007 When words alone fail to illuminate the confounding mysteries of the heart, music lends a hand. Whether it's unrequited love, a fleeting affair or love that lasts a lifetime, there's a song for it. NPR listeners share "their" songs — along with the stories of bliss, bitterness and bygone times that make the music meaningful.
October 27, 2005 Forty years ago, an unknown Scottish folk singer named Donovan Leitch released his first single. "Catch the Wind" was the first in a string of hits that would make Donovan a '60s icon. A new box set, Try for the Sun: The Journey of Donovan celebrates and explores his career.
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October 7, 2005 Singer Donovan Leitch is known best by his first name alone. He has a new box set, Try for the Sun: The Journey of Donovan. It's a remastered CD/DVD set which covers his work from 1964 to 2004.
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September 13, 2004 Sorry, the Web audio for this segment is unavailable due to Internet rights issues. Donovan Leitch, known for psychedelic hits such as "Mellow Yellow," is back with his first album in 8 years, Beat Cafe. Known best by his first name alone, Leitch grew up in Glasgow, and was a big part of the San Francisco music scene in the late 1960s.
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July 17, 2004 Irish acoustic instrumental group Lunasa; Tales of an average man from Simple Kid; Drift off with Mystic Chords of Memory; Japan's Haco with Sakamoto Hiromichi; Swedish pop collective The Concretes. Featured Artist: Donovan.
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