Donovan United Kingdom

The best album credited to Donovan is Sunshine Superman which is ranked number 1,594 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,092.

Donovan is ranked number 578 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3,165.

Donovan official website: https://donovan.ie/

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Donovan - Greatest Hits (expanded Edition) [New CD] Expanded Version
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Donovan - Fairytale 1965 Folk Rock Vinyl LP Hickory Records
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Upcoming concerts

Jul
03
Sun
20:00
Everson Pines w/ Kate Dinsmore & Peter Donovan
Tractor, Seattle, United States. United States
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Aug
27
Sat
19:30
Hiss Golden Messenger w/ Aoife O'Donovan
Boarding House Park, Lowell, United States. United States
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Sep
18
Sun
19:30
Matt Nathanson w/ Donovan Woods
The Charleston Music Hall, Charleston, United States. United States
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Donovan best albums

The following albums by Donovan are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1966
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1967
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563
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92
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79
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Total albums: 36. Page 1 of 4

This may not be a complete discography for Donovan.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Donovan bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 12 0%
1970s 10 0%
1980s 4 0%
1990s 3 0%
2000s 5 0%
2010s 1 0%
2020s 1 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 27 75%
Yes 9 25%
Live? Albums %
No 33 92%
Yes 3 8%

Donovan best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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1.
Rating: 88 (94 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Sunshine Superman)
3.
Rating: 87 (52 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album The Hurdy Gurdy Man)
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Rating: 87 (82 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Sunshine Superman)
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Rating: 87 (35 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Barabajagal)
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Rating: 84 (26 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Fairytale)
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Rating: 84 (28 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Hurdy Gurdy Man)
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Rating: 83 (35 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Mellow Yellow)
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Rating: 83 (16 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Barabajagal)
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Rating: 82 (19 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Hurdy Gurdy Man)
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Rating: 82 (13 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Open Road)
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Rating: 82 (14 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Open Road)
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Rating: 80 (50 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Sunshine Superman)
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Rating: 80 (20 votes)Comments: 0
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Donovan ratings

Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 30 votes)
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This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 75.6/100, a mean average of 75.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 13.1.

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80/100
From 05/09/2022 23:58
There was a time - mid 60's - where Donovan's lyrics and vocals could take me to places I'd never been before. He was one of my favourite artists and as I look back some 60 years later, I remember him and his impact on me and am grateful & smile.
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From 03/18/2020 15:02
One of those UK greats that is often overlooked
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From 12/03/2012 14:05
Indeed.
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From 07/23/2012 12:24
Very under-rated songwriter.
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