Donovan  British Singer


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Donovan was previously married to Linda Lawrence (1970).

Donovan has been in relationships with Jenny Boyd (1967 - 1968), Enid Karl and Dana Gillespie.


Donovan is a 75 year old British Singer. Born Donovan Phillips Leitch on 10th May, 1946 in Maryhill, Scotland, he is famous for Mello Yello in a career that spans 1964–present. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Donovan is a member of the following lists: Epic Records artists, 1946 births and People from Glasgow.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 56 years, 5 months - -
Dating3 1 year 4 months, 1 day -
Total4 56 years, 5 months 14 years, 4 months 1 year


First Name Donovan
Middle Name Phillips
Last Name Leitch
Full Name at Birth Donovan Phillips Leitch
Alternative Name Donovan Phillips Leitch, Donovan
Age 75 years
Birthday 10th May, 1946
Birthplace Maryhill, Scotland
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Soundtrack | Composer | Actor
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Mello Yello
Music Genre (Text) Folk rock, Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop, Psychedelic Rock, folk, pop
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1965–present, 1964–present
Music Style British Invasion, Folk-Rock, Psychedelic Pop, British Psychedelia, Psychedelic, Folk, Singer/Songwriter, British Folk
Music Mood Trippy, Delicate, Dreamy, Pastoral, Carefree, Whimsical, Bittersweet, Wistful, Eccentric, Sprawling, Earnest, Literate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Laid-Back/Mellow, Autumnal, Springlike, Gentle, Plaintive, Ethereal, Innocent, Summery
Instrument Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar
Instrument (text) Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar, Piano, Banjo
Record Label Pye Records (UK), Hickory Records (US), Epic Records, PYE, Hickory, Epic
Associated Acts The Beatles, The Jeff Beck Group
Official Websites
Family Member Donovan Leitch (son) (actor), Ione Skye (daughter) (actress)

Donovan Phillips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist. He developed an eclectic and distinctive style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelic rock, 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!.

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Donovan75 TaurusSinger
Jenny Boyd73 ScorpioModel
Linda Lawrence74Actress
Dana Gillespie72 AriesSinger
Enid Karl-Model


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Oriole NebulaFemaleLinda Lawrence
Astrella CelesteFemale21st October, 197149 years oldLinda Lawrence


Futurama1999DonovanTV Show
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie
The Pied Piper1972PiperMovie
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium1969Singer in Youth HostelMovie
Weekend 661966TV Show


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StanJul 27, 2014

What a guy , he certainly has written a lot of Awesome music , His Scottish roots sure gave him lots of feeling too his music!

SallyDec 5, 2013

His claim to fame is not I'm Just Mad About Saffron, this is just a line from the song Mellow Yellow.

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