1274 Turquoise – Donovan (1965)


Joan Baez and Donovan.

This song was written by Donovan Leitch and is about folksinger Joan Baez. It was first recorded by Donovan in 1965. It was released as a single with Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness) on the B-side. It went to number thirty on the UK Singles chart. In America it was released as the B-side to ToTry For The Sun in 1966. The UK single was on John  Lennon’s 1965 jukebox. The song has also been recorded by Joan Baez.

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