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Catch The Wind

  • Folk
  • Pop
  • Country
  • Space
  • Blues
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  • 1965
  • 2012
  • 1964
  • 1968
  • 1960

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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” was 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. The song is said to have similarities to Bob Dylan’s Chimes of... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Ah, but I may as well, try and catch the wind

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