Donovan Hurdy Gurdy Man 68
Written by News Bot on June 30, 2020
June 29, 1968: Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man" entered the Billboard chart, where it will eventually reach #5. The song, which was Donovan's third Top Ten hit in America, was written when he was on a spiritual retreat with The Beatles in India and features Yardbird Jimmy Page on guitar and session musician John Paul Jones on bass. During the recording session, Jones expressed to Page a desire to be part of any future projects the guitarist might be planning.