27 May 2009

Two-Chord Song: Goldwatch Blues, Donovan

Donovan Cover Art




Two-chord songs are always popular with beginner guitarists here on Not Playing Guitar. Today's song, Goldwatch Blues, was recorded by Scottish born singer-songwriter Donovan and released on his debut album "What's Bin Did and What's Bin Hid" in 1965.

Donovan emerged from the British folk scene and developed an eclectic blend of styles from folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia, and world music. Donovan came to fame in the United Kingdom in early 1965 with a series of live TV performances and his popularity spread to the USA and other countries.

Goldwatch Blues was written by Mick Softley, a British singer-songwriter and guitarist who was a figurehead of the British folk scene in the 1960s. He and Donovan played and sang together and collaborated on several recordings.

The song uses only the chords of Am and C, you can find Goldwatch Blues tab at Ultimate Guitar.

Listen to Goldwatch Blues by Donovan on You Tube, or download Goldwatch BluesGoldwatch Blues mp3 mp3 from Amazon.

Gary

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