Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction speech (2012)

Donovan Acceptance Poem From my wandering days on lonely sands where I sang my song to the moon and stars To the world’s great stage, hounoured am I to sing my song to a million fans Always my wish to be of service to ease emotion deep in the heart Always your

Donovan Day

Thank you Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councillor Koretz of City Hall Los Angeles for this singular honor to mark the Fiftieth Birthday of my song SUNSHINE SUPERMAN reaching number one on the Billboard Top 100. A love song for Linda yes, but also when we

DONOVAN DAYS FESTIVAL CAVAN IRELAND (2009)

Cavan County Museum and Cavan County Council Arts Office are delighted to present Donovan Days, a three day celebration of the art, music, poetry and life of legendary songwriter and recording artist Donovan. Donovan Days also celebrates the Celtic tradition from which he emerged. Organized

John Lennon Real Love Award

Theatre Within in association with Music Without Borders presents The 36th Annual John Lennon Tribute. A New York City tradition since 1981, the Tribute joyously celebrates John Lennon's music, life and timeless message of peace, love and social activism.   This year's Tribute features music icon Donovan, who

MOJO MAVERICK AWARD (2011)

Donovan was presented with the Mojo Maverick Award on July 21st 2011 in London at the Mojo awards by Jimmy Page. This award recognises people who have been hugely influential over a number of years, inspiring a number of different genres of music in the

BBC FOLK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2011)

Donovan received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC2 Radio Folk Awards. After a speech where he talked about his Glaswegian and Irish roots, the ‘lament’ and the heroic celtic ballads, Donovan played a short version of Summer Day Reflection Song followed by Catch The

NOMINATED ROCK HALL (2010)

The first British folk troubadour who truly captured the imaginations of early Beatles-era fans on both sides of the Atlantic, Donovan Leitch made the transition from a scruffy blue-jeaned busker into a brocaded hippie traveler on Trans Love Airways.  As a folkie on the road

BMI ICON (2009)

Donovan will be named a BMI ICON at the U.S. performing right organization’s annual London Awards, slated for Tuesday, October 6 2009 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. The invitation-only gala will recognize the U.K. and European songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-played

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