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Wear Your Love Like Heaven

Released: December 1967

Label: Epic LN 24349 (mono)/BN 26349 (stereo)

Country: USA

Format: vinyl LP

Track list:

Side 1:

01. Wear Your Love Like Heaven

02. Mad John's Escape

03. Skip-A-Long Sam

04. Sun

05. There Was A Time


Side 2:

06. Oh Gosh

07. Little Boy In Corduroy

08. Under The Greenwood Tree

09. The Land Of Doesn't Have To Be

10. Someone Singing

 

All tracks by Donovan P. Leitch except track 08 lyrics by William Shakespeare, music by Donovan P. Leitch.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: Billboard: 30/12/1967, 15 weeks, reached #60
Cash Box: 9 weeks, reached #57
Record World: 11 weeks, reached #54

Trivia:

· Epic Records insisted in releasing both records from A Gift From A Flower To A Garden also as two separate albums in the US. This is the first record, released as Wear Your Love Like Heaven. The second one was released as For Little Ones. This wasn't Donovan's idea: he wanted to release a box set with the two albums. Separately the albums charted #54 and #185, while the box set reached #15. The separate albums didn't chart well as people preferred the nifty box with the beautiful lithographs.

For Little Ones

Released: December 1967

Label: Epic LN 24350 (mono)/BN 26350 (stereo)

Country: USA

Format: vinyl LP

Track list:

Side 1:

01. Song Of The Naturalist's Wife

02. The Enchanted Gypsy

03. Voyage Into The Golden Screen

04. Isle Of Islay

05. The Mandolin Man And His Secret

06. Lay Of The Last Tinker


Side 2:

07. The Tinker And The Crab

08. Widow With Shawl (A Portrait)

09. The Lullaby Of Spring

10. The Magpie

11. Starfish-On-The-Toast

12. Epistle To Derroll

 

All tracks by Donovan P. Leitch.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: 16/01/1968, 3 weeks, reached #185

Trivia:

· Epic Records insisted in releasing both records from A Gift From A Flower To A Garden also as two separate albums in the US. The first one was released as Wear Your Love Like Heaven. This issue is the second one, released as For Little Ones. This wasn't Donovan's idea: he wanted to release a box set with the two albums. Separately the albums charted #54 and #185, while the box set reached #15. The separate albums didn't chart well as people preferred the nifty box with the beautiful lithographs.

A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

Released: April 16, 1968

Label: PYE Records NPL 20000 (mono)/NSPL 20000 (stereo)

Country: UK

Format: double vinyl LP BoxSet

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: 10/05/1968, 14 weeks, reached #13

Trivia:

· All tracks are credited to Donovan, but the lyrics to Under The Greenwood Tree are a poem by Willam Shakespeare.

· Someone Singing is listed as Someone's Singing.

A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

Released: May 3, 1993

Label: Beat Goes On Records BGO CD194

Country: UK

Format: double CD

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia:

· This reissue included new artwork by CLE, from St. Ives, Cambridgeshire. They tried to honour the original artwork.

· The inner notes were written by John Tobler and included an interview with Donovan about the album, a small article about his success and A Message From Donovan. Also included the lyrics to the songs as well as the original illustrations for the second album, at a very small and poor size.

· All tracks are credited to Donovan, but the lyrics to Under The Greenwood Tree are a poem by Willam Shakespeare.

· Someone Singing is listed as Someone's Singing.

A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

Released: September 12, 2000

Label: Collectors' Choice Music A 31956

Country: USA

Format: double CD

Track list: same as the original plus

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Mellow Yellow + Wear Your Love Like Heaven

Released: January 16, 2001

Label: Collectables Records COLS 6644

Country: worldwide

Format: CD

Track list: same as the original plus the Mellow Yellow album track list.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia:

· This is an mix edition the Mellow Yellow album and the first record of A Gift From A Flower To A Garden, called Wear Your Love Like Heaven.

A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

Released: January 26, 2009

Label: EMI 6788 9 2

Country: UK

Format: double CD

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia: this reissue has a cover design never released before.