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Sunshine Superman

Released: June 1967

Label: PIE NPL 18181

Country: UK

Format: vinyl LP

Track list:

Side 1:

01. Sunshine Superman

02. Legend Of A Girl Child Linda

03. The Observation*

04. Guinevere

05. Celeste

06. Writer In The Sun*


Side 2:

07. Season Of The Witch

08. Hampstead Incident*

09. Sand And Foam*

10. Young Girl Blues*

11. Three King Fishers

12. Bert's Blues

 

All tracks by Donovan P. Leitch.

* Songs from the Mellow Yellow album.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: 08/07/1967, 7 weeks, reached #25

Trivia:

· This was a compilation of the Sunshine Superman and Mellow Yellow albums that was released in the UK one year after the original US release due to a contractual dispute.

· The sleeve cover, a design by Donovan's friends Mick Taylor and Sheena McCall, was the original cover for the first release of Sunshine Superman in the US but PYE Records didn't want a drawing but a photo, so they used a photo by Barry Feinstein, surrounded by an artwork of Dick Smith, whom Donovan didn't even know.

· Three King Fishers is listed as Three Kingfishers.

Sunshine Superman + Donovan In Concert

Released: 1975

Label: Epic BG 33734

Country: USA

Format: double vinyl LP

Track list: same as the original, plus the Donovan In Concert album track list.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia: double record that includes the Sunshine Superman and the Donovan In Concert albums.

Sunshine Superman

Released: October 5, 1990

Label: Epic EK 26217

Country: USA

Format: CD

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Sunshine Superman

Released: October 24, 1994

Label: EMI 7243 8 30867 2 6

Country: UK

Format: CD Box Set

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia:

· This is part of a Box Set called Four Donovan Originals, released in the UK by EMI, on October 24, 1994, containing four Donovan albums that were never released before in the UK: Sunshine Superman, Mellow Yellow, The Hurdy Gurdy Man and Barabajagal. The US version of Sunshine Superman is the first disc of that set.

Sunshine Superman

Released: October 7, 1996

Label: EMI CDGOLD1066

Country: USA

Format: CD

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Sunshine Superman

Released: March 12, 1998

Label: Beat Goes On BGO CD 68

Country: UK

Format: CD

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Sunshine Superman

Release date: 2005

Label: Sundazed LP 5028

Country: USA

Format: High-Definition vinyl LP

Track list: same as the original

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Sunshine Superman

Release date: May 9, 2005

Label: EMI 7243 8 73566 2 7

Country: Europe

Format: CD Digitally Remastered

Track list: same as the original plus the folowing bonus tracks:

01. Breezes Of Patchulie

02. Museum (First Version)

03. Superlungs (First Version)

04. The Land Of Doesn't Have To Be*

05. Sunshine Superman (Stereo Version)

06. Good Trip (Demo)*

07. House Of Jansch (Demo)*

 

All bonus tracks by Donovan P. Leitch.

* Previously unreleased.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia:

· Museum was later rerecorded and released on Mellow Yellow.

· Superlungs was later rerecorded and released as Superlungs My Supergirl on Barabajagal.

· Breezes Of Patchulie was originally called Darkness Of My Night and released in 2004 on the demo collection Sixty Four.

· Three King Fishers is listed as Three Kingfishers.

Sunshine Superman

Release date: May 24, 2005

Label: EMI 8735662

Country: UK

Format: CD Digitally Remastered

Track list: same as the original plus the folowing bonus tracks:

01. Breezes Of Patchulie

02. Museum (First Version)

03. Superlungs (First Version)

04. The Land Of Doesn't Have To Be*

05. Sunshine Superman (Stereo Version)

06. Good Trip (Demo)*

07. House Of Jansch (Demo)*

 

All bonus tracks by Donovan P. Leitch.

* Previously unreleased.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: ?

Trivia:

· Museum was later rerecorded and released on Mellow Yellow.

· Superlungs was later rerecorded and released as Superlungs My Supergirl on Barabajagal.

· Breezes Of Patchulie was originally called Darkness Of My Night and released in 2004 on the demo collection Sixty Four.

Sunshine Superman (Stereo Special Edition)

Release date: June 06, 2011

Label: EMI LC0542

Country: UK

Format: double CD

Track list:

Disc One
New US Version Stereo Album:

01. Sunshine Superman (3:19)

02. Legend Of A Girl Child Linda (6:52)

03. Three King Fishers (3:19)

04. Ferris Wheel (4:13)

05. Bert's Blues (3:59)

06. Season Of The Witch (4:58)

07. The Trip (4:38)

08. Guinevere (3:44)

09. The Fat Angel (4:18)

10. Celeste (4:13)

Bonus Tracks

11. Breezes Of Patchuli (4:39)

12. Museum (1st Version) (2:53)

13. Superlungs (1st Version, Unissued Alternative Take) (4:14)

14. The Land Of Doesn't Have To Be (2:43)

15. Sunny South Kensington (3:57)

16. Epistle To Dippy (Early Alternative Arrangement) (3:12)

UK Sunshine Superman Stereo Tracks

17. Writer In The Sun (4:33)

18. Hampstead Inciden (4:51)

19. Sunshine Superman (Long Version) (4:42)

Disc Two
Original UK Mono Album:

01. Sunshine Superman (3:17)

02. Legend Of A Girl Child Linda (6:54)

03. The Observation (2:25)

04. Guinevere (3:42)

05. Celeste (4:12)

06. Writer In The Sun (4:31)

07. Season Of The Witch (4:59)

08. Hampstead Incident (4:44)

09. Sand And Foam (3:21)

10. Young Girl Blues (4:48)

11. Three King Fishers (3:18)

12. Bert's Blues (4:03)

US Sunshine Superman Mono Tracks

13. Ferris Wheel (4:15)

14. The Trip (4:38)

15. The Fat Angel (4:11)

All songs by Donovan P. Leitch.

Musicians: same as the original

Chart: -

Trivia:

· Released to coincide with the Royal Albert Hall concert, June 3, 2011.

· Three King Fishers is listed as Three Kingfishers.