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Articles Tagged 'Donovan'

What Are Classic Rock Awards Ceremonies For?

It seems a little churlish, when you have a roomful of the great and good from the history of rock music, to point out that the reason they have all assembled is to receive a form of tribute which has transparently been created just in order to get them there in the first place. Surely […]

Music Roundup: White Lies Pack a Punch with ‘Ritual’

Out this week is the fantastic new album from London’s White Lies. Produced by Alan Moulder (Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails), the 10-song set that is Ritual builds upon the swarthy alt-rock trio’s 2008 debut, To Lose My Life… for a slick second introduction. It’s synth-pop at its finest and songs like “Is Love,” “Bigger […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Donovan’s “Hurdy Gurdy Man”

Sure, we all know the words to “Sunshine Superman,” but this 1960s Scottish singer-songwriter hardly gets the credit he deserves for his influence on popular music. This folk classic hit the airwaves back in 1968, and I’ve posted a smoldering, vintage live performance. Viewed from certain camera angles, Dude was hot. From other angles, not […]