Thursday Inspiration #159 Hurdy Gurdy Man

A Unique Title For Me

Respond to this challenge, by either by using the prompt word eyes, or going with the above picture, or by means of the song ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’, or by going with another song by Donovan, or anything else that you think fits.  Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan Leitch wrote, recorded and released ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’ in 1968 on his sixth studio album with the same name.  The single reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and it went to #4 on the UK Singles Chart.  Donovan wrote ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’ while he was in Rishikesh in northern India for three months, located in the foothills of the Himalayas where he was studying Transcendental Meditation with the Maharishi along with the Beatles.

The truth about this song is a little blurry, as Donovan recalled that he may have written this while he was on the beach in Jamaica smoking some very good…

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