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Donovan Catch The Wind

 uploaded on Jan 23, 2011

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"Catch the Wind" is a song written and recorded by Scottish singer-songwriter

Donovan. It was released as a single in the United Kingdom on March 12,

1965 through Pye Records (Pye 7N 15801) and a few months later in the

United States through Hickory Records (Hickory 45-1309). The single was

backed with "Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do?" on both the United

Kingdom and United States releases.

"Catch the Wind" marks the first release by Donovan. It reached #4 in the United Kingdom and #23 in the United States.The single version featured Donovan's vocals with echo and a string section.

The song was re-recorded for Donovan's first album

What's Bin Did and What's Bin Hid without the vocal echo and

strings.When Epic Records was compiling Donovan's Greatest Hits, they

were either unable or unwilling to secure the rights to the original

recordings of "Catch the Wind" and "Colours". Donovan re-recorded both

songs with a full backing band, and these were included on the greatest

hits album with session musicians Big Jim Sullivan and John Paul Jones.

The CD release of the album uses the original 1965 album version.

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