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The Best Donovan Albums of All Time

Updated June 12, 2018 765 votes 219 voters 6.4k views23 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Donovan is one of the great singer/songwriters of the folk era, though his career spans decades and covers a range of music genres. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Donovan albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Donovan discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Donovan albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Donovan singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Donovan album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Donovan album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Donovan album of all time?" or "What are the top Donovan albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Throughout his long and prolific career, the singer and guitarist released a broad range of albums and music. This complete list includes every studio album, with greats like A Gift From a Flower to a Garden, HMS Donovan and more.

This list of popular Donovan albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your opinion by voting up your favorite albums below, while voting down any you feel should be lower on the list.

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    ArtistDonovan

    TracksGuinevere, Three King Fishers, Bert's Blues

    LabelEpic Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Folk rock, Psychedelic pop, Psychedelic music, Raga rock

  • 2

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksHurdy Gurdy Man, As I Recall It, A Sunny Day

    Length (mins)00:34:52

    LabelEpic Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Folk rock, Raga rock

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    ArtistDonovan

    TracksTo Try for the Sun, The Little Tin Soldier, Candy Man

    Genres (Music)Folk music

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    ArtistDonovan

    TracksYoung Girl Blues, Sand and Foam, Sunny South Kensington

    LabelEpic Records

    Genres (Music)Folk rock, Classic rock

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    10

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksTrudi, Happiness Runs, To Susan on the West Coast Waiting

    Length (mins)00:34:13

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 7

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksWild Witch Lady, Earth Sign Man, The Intergalactic Laxative

    LabelEpic Records

    Genres (Music)Folk music

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    ArtistDonovan

    TracksJosie, Goldwatch Blues, You're Gonna Need Somebody on Your Bond

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 10
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    14

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksSeason of Farewell, Poke at the Pope, Roots of Oak

    Genres (Music)Celtic rock

  • 11
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    14

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksThe Walrus and the Carpenter, The Pee Song, The Seller of Stars

    LabelDawn

    Genres (Music)Folk music, Children's music

  • 12

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksThe Mountain, Slow Down World, Liberation Rag

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 13
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    7

    Sutras

    1996

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksEldorado, Nirvana, The Evernow

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 14
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    ArtistDonovan

    TracksJackie Beanstalk, Little Boy in Corduroy, Colours

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 15

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksLover O Lover, She, Love Is Only Feeling

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 16

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksThere is an Ocean, Life is a Merry-Go-Round, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth

    Genres (Music)Folk music

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    7

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksLove Floats, The Question, Poorman's Sunshine

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 19

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksGentle Heart, Island of Circles, The Lovely Day (instrumental)

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 20
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    12

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksSplit Wood Not Atoms, Fair Ye Well (a cappella), Heights of Alma (live)

    LabelBurning Airlines

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 21
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    5

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksMaya's Dance, The Light, Kalifornia Kiddies

    Genres (Music)Folk music

  • 22
    12
    16

    ArtistDonovan

    TracksMoon Rok, What the Soul Desires, Love of My Life

    Genres (Music)Folk music

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