Donovan promo shots  sent to AA Bonici, Elgin, Scotland
In 1965 Donovan was homeless briefly until he replaced his manager who got him enough gigs and a recording contract. In March of 1965, Pye Records released Donovan’s first recorded version of “Catch The Wind”. Donovan’s personal details: Born 10 May 1946, Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland. He spent most of his childhood in Glasgow before he moved with family to the north of England. Folk Singer; Early career  Appearances: In 1965 “several talent scouts heard some of Donovan’s music, and signed him to perform on the rock program Ready Stead Go.” He also appeared at the NME Poll Winners Concert, Wembley, 1965; and the Newport Folk Festival with Bob Dylan later than year. His first single recording was “Catch The Wind” followed by “Colours” and “Universal Soldier” 1965. Catch the Wind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8hjEYTpwE8 Colours: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX3AnhefltM Universal Soldier: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A50lVLtSQik http://donovan-unofficial.com/video/documentaries.html
“Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do?” March 1965 Coming across this copy in great condition in charity shop was a real find. Donovan captured my imagination as a teenager when the albums came out. I also loved the soundtrack of Brother Son, Sister Moon featuring Donovan compositions : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRDxpmV27p8
Donovan went on to gain a large following in the UK before his popularity grew in the United States. Before he hit the big time, Donovan befriended the Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones, whose friendship “change my whole life” according to Donovan. He described Brian as an extraordinary talent whose “superfame was too much for him”.
http://www.biography.com/people/donovan-20868813#synopsis Songs: http://scotiafile.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/donovan-leitch.html