Who Sang Hurdy Gurdy Man? Donovan

Donovan The Hurdy Gurdy Man cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing
writers: Donovan Leitch
release date: 1968-10
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Pop Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:17
producer: Mickie Most
arranger: John Paul Jones
vocal: Donovan
tambura: Donovan
acoustic guitar: Donovan
electric guitar: Jimmy Page and Allan Holdsworth
bass: John Paul Jones
drums (drum set): Clem Cattini
composer: Donovan
lyricist: Donovan
Thrown like a star in my vast sleep
I open my eyes to take a peep
To find that I was by the sea
Gazing with tranquility.
'Twas then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Came singing songs of love,
Then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Came singing songs of love.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Histories of ages past
Unenlightened shadows cast
Down through all eternity
The crying of humanity.
'Tis then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Comes singing songs of love,
Then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Comes singing songs of love.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang.
Here comes the roly poly man and he's singing songs of love,
Roly poly, roly poly, roly poly, poly he sang.
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang,
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy he sang



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Hurdy Gurdy Man
  • 2 Peregrine
  • 3 The Entertainment of a Shy Girl
  • 4 As I Recall It
  • 5 Get Thy Bearings
  • 6 Hi It’s Been a Long Time
  • 7 West Indian Lady
  • 8 Jennifer Juniper
  • 9 The River Song
  • 10 Tangier
  • 11 A Sunny Day
  • 12 The Sun Is a Very Magic Fellow
  • 13 Teas