Donovan seemed to have started his career as kind of a balladeer, a troubadour. He probably saw a useful place for his material in a lot of the flower power movement, as when I saw him, performing, seated on the stage with flowers in a white robe. Guru-like, quite a spectacle.
There is nothing flower-power-ish about "Catch the Wind", or about "Try For the Sun", but there is about a lot of his material as "Jennifer Juniper" (and album art, as in "A Gift From A Flower To A Garden", "Sunshine Superman" and "Hurdy Gurdy Man"). He seems just to have seen a natural fit there, and Sunshine Superman has drugs all over it, from its title to the hallucinatory visions in "Three King Fishers": "Oh, I dreamed you were a jewel/Sitting on a golden crown on my head". Can easily imagine this imagery making its way into the indescribable BBC program "The Mighty Boosh". They have all kinds of references like that. (Once on the program Roger Daltry cameo'd as a cleanup guy with a broom).
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