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Universal Soldier/Do You Hear Me Now

A: Universal Soldier
B: Do You Hear Me Now

Track 1 by Buffy Sainte-Marie, track 2 by Bert Jansch.


· Donovan: vocals, acoustic guitar and mouth harp.

Out of the album:

· Non-album single

See the artwork for this issue!

Other versions of this single:

· USA (promo) - Hickory 45-1338

· Germany - Vogue DV 14486 P

· Japan - PYE LL-846-Y

· UK - GPT 001

· Italy - no catalogue


· Universal Soldier was written by Canadian singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie who released it on her debut album It's My Way! in 1964.

· Donovan's version was released on August 15, 1965, on an EP titled The Universal Soldier, in the UK.

· The Universal Soldier single was first released in the USA, became a huge hit in that country, charting higher than his previous single Colours. This success led Hickory Records to include the song on the US release of Donovan's second album Fairytale, replacing the version of Bert Jansch's Oh Deed I Do.

Released: September 1965

Recorded: Jun 1965

· Peer Music

Denmark St, London

Label: Hickory 45-1338

Country: USA

Format: vinyl single

Producers: Terry Kennedy

Peter Eden

Geoff Stephens


Billboard: reached #53

Cash Box: reached #45

Record World: reached #30

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