The Mellow Yellow songwriter to be rewarded in London

Donovan is to be named a BMI Icon at the annual BMI Awards ceremony to reward songwriters in London on October 6.

The BMI who collect royalties on behalf of artists have previously awarded Icon status to Bryan Ferry, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Ray Davies amongst others.

The annual gala celebrates the most-played songs on US radio and televison in the year preceding.

Donovan, whose Top 40 hits include “Mellow Yellow,” “Sunshine Superman,” “Hurdy Gurdy Man,” and “Jennifer Juniper is cuirrently working on a new studio album, ‘Ritual Groove’.

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