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The Late Late Show

Date: 1990

Country: Ireland

Songs performed:

01. Donovan tells a story about the Pope

02. Catch The Wind

Description:

· Irish TV show hosted then by Gay Byrne.

· Before singing, Donovan tells a story about a visit to the Vatican with someone named Johnny, the funniest thing about it is the way Donovan tells the story.

Wogan

Date: November 21, 1990

Country: UK

Songs performed:

01. Jennifer Juniper clip (with The Singing Corner)

02. Interview and talk

Description:

· BBC1 TV show hosted by Terry Wogan.

· Donovan is interviewed along with Trevor and Simon (The Singing Corner) about their version of Jennifer Juniper.

Interview Dutch TV (unkown title)

Date: 1991

Country: Netherlands

Songs performed:

01. Interview

Description:

· Donovan talks about his hunger for new musical experience and his collaboration with The Waterboys.

Ready Steady Go! 60's Special

Date: December 31, 1991

Country: UK

Songs performed:

01. Catch The Wind (clip)

02. Sunshine Superman (clip)

03. Mellow Yellow (clip)

Description:

· Aired on Channel 4.

· Special compilation episode for New Year's Eve. The video of Catch The Wind is extracted directly unedited from the A Boy Called Donovan documentary, the other two videos are the songs over bits and pieces of the same documentary.

CBS This Morning

Date: 1992

Country: UK

Songs performed:

01. Interview

02. Sunshine Superman

Description:

· Donovan was promoting by then his compilation Troubadour: The Definitive Collection 1964–1976.

· The host asks Donovan who says quite rightly in Mellow Yellow. Donovan answer that the books are wrong, and it was him and not Paul McCartney who sang that part.

German TV (unkown title)

Date: 1992

Country: Germany

Songs performed:

01. Interview

02. Catch The Wind

Description:

· German TV show where Donovan is interviewed before playing Catch The Wind.

German TV (unkown title)

Date: 1992

Country: Germany

Songs performed:

01. Mellow Yellow

Description:

· It looks like some part of a concert broadcasted on German TV.

German TV (unkown title)

Date: 1992

Country: Germany

Songs performed:

01. Jennifer Juniper

02. Universal Soldier

Description:

· Aired on German TV in 1992.

The Late Late Show

Date: October 30, 1992

Country: Ireland

Songs performed:

01. Talk

02. I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas (by S. Milligan)

03. The Ying Tong Song (by S. Milligan)

04. Talk

05. People Call Me The Pied Piper

06. Talk

07. Catch The Wind

Description:

· Irish TV show hosted then by Gay Byrne. Donovan and Spike Milligan were the guests.

· Funny and interesting show. Donovan tells the story of his first concert ever, in Glasgow in 1965, when he and Gypsy Dave had to get into a box to pass through the sea of fans waiting for them.

· Donovan also sand a bit of Spike Milligan's song I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas:

I'm walking backwards for Christmas

Across the Irish Sea

I've tried walking sideways

And walking to the front

But people stop and stare at me

They say it's a publicity stunt

I'm walking backwards for Christmas

Across the Irish Sea

· When singing People Call Me The Pied Piper Donovan is joined by a group of children.

The Trouble With The 60's

Date: January 16, 1993

Country: UK

Songs performed:

01. Catch The Wind

Description:

· British TV show broadcast in ITV.

Anderson On The Box

Date: May 11, 1995

Country: Ireland

Songs performed:

01. Interview

02. Catch The Wind

Description:

· Donovan is interviewed along with Lionel (?). He had been living in Ireland for four years by then. They talk about his time in Ireland in the early 70's and the invention of the celtic rock, so attached to Donovan's roots. Don't Look Back and the Dylan comparison arise in some moment of the conversation, which leads to the earlier folk musicians such as Pete Seeger (who invited Donovan to play at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965) or Joan Baez.

Later With Jools Holland

Date: November 23, 1996

Country: UK

Songs performed:

01. Universal Soldier
02. Give It All Up

03. Mellow Yellow

Description:

· Donovan performs with his guitar Kelly.

· In Give It All Up and Mellow Yellow, Donovan is joined by Jools on piano and a brass band.

Kelly

Date: 1997

Country: Ireland

Songs performed:

01. Interview
02. Catch The Wind

03. Mellow Yellow

04. Interview

Description:

· TV show broadcast on Irish TV.

· Donovan talks about writing songs that people would like to learn to play. The story of Mellow Yellow and smoking banana peels.

· They talk about Julian Jones (son of Brian Jones and Linda Lawrence), and a collaboration with Donovan for a song called I'm An American. Then Julian sings the song.

Scoop (with Sam & Dorothy)

Date: 1997

Country: USA

Songs performed:

01. Please Don't Bend

02. Interview

Description:

· The hostess introduces Donovan as the author of songs like Hurly Gurly Man.

· After playing Donovan is interviewed briefly about Sutras by the host.

Session (uncertain title)

Date: 1997

Country: France

Songs performed:

01. Please Don't Bend

02. Interview

03. Nirvana

Description:

· Aired on French TV Channel MCM.

Taratata

Date: January 30, 1997

Country: France

Songs performed:

01. Mellow Yellow
02. I Will (with Noa)

03. Please Don't Bend

Description:

· Episode #151 of the Taratata TV show.

· Donovan performs with his guitar Kelly.

· Noa and Donovan sing together I Will by The Beatles and other musician plays the guitar.

Pamela Wallin Live

Date: March 11, 1997

Country: Canada

Songs performed:

01. Please Don't Bend

02. Jennifer Juniper

03. Catch The Wind

Description:

· Aired on CBC Newsworld.

· Very interesting interview with Donovan of the Sutras era.

Star Secret

Date: 1999?

Country: UK

Songs performed:

01. Mellow Yellow

Description:

· Donovan performs at the end of the show.

· Jeremy Beadle was the special guest and had to find out who the woman sat in front of him was, whom he met many years ago.

· To refresh Jeremy's memory, they play some footage of Donovan playing at the Bickershaw Festival in 1974.

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