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Donovan - Mellow Yellow Album

Donovan - Mellow Yellow Album
Mellow Yellow
Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
ELPS 3546
FLAC size:
1701 mb
MP3 size:
1949 mb
WMA size:
1928 mb


1Sand And Foam3:17
2The Observation2:21
3Young Girl Blues3:45
4Sunny South Kensington3:48
5House Of Jansch
6Mellow Yellow3:42
7Hampstead Incident4:40
8Bleak City Woman2:22
9Writer In The Sun4:28


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LN 24239Donovan Mellow Yellow ‎(LP, Album, Mono, Pit)EpicLN 24239US1967
HC 1273Donovan Mellow Yellow ‎(Cass, RE)Summit , Harmony HC 1273Australia1980
LET 10184Donovan Mellow Yellow ‎(Cass, Album, Ltd, RE)EpicLET 10184USUnknown
LE 10184Donovan Mellow Yellow ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Ter)Columbia Limited EditionLE 10184US1971
BN S-26239Donovan Mellow Yellow ‎(LP, Album)EpicBN S-26239Netherlands1967


  • Arranged ByJohn Paul Jones (tracks: A1)
  • Arranged By [Blues Piano, Harpsichord]John Cameron
  • Artwork By [Art, Design] – Mick Taylor, Sheena McCall
  • Photography – David Redfern
  • ProducerMickie Most
  • Words By [Sonnets]Donovan Leitch
  • Written-ByD. Leitch


Australian Stereo second cover, with blue text stating 'ELECTRONICALLY RE-CHANNELLED FOR STEREO' beneath the blue Epic logo.
Note: on the front cover of the first Aussie stereo release, it does NOT have the word 'STEREO' in blue, incorporated into the logo (as clearly apparent on this release).
First press vinyl: Southern Music Sydney publisher stamp present on label (both sides).


  • Published By – Southern Music Sydney


Mellow Yellow is the fourth album from British singer-songwriter Donovan. It was released in the US in March 1967 Epic Records LN 24239 monaural, BN 26239 rechanneled stereo, but not released in the UK because of a continuing contractual dispute that also prevented Sunshine Superman from a UK release. In June 1967, a cross-section of both albums was released as Sunshine Superman Pye Records NPL 18181 in the UK. Mellow Yellow was the name of Donovan's hit single released the previous November. They call me Mellow Yellow, Quite rightly. They call me Mellow Yellow. Im just mad about Fourteen. Fourteens mad about me. Im-a just mad about-a Fourteen. Shes just mad about me. Born-a high forever to fly. Wind-a velocity nil. If you want your cup, I will fill. So mellow yellow. Electrical banana Is gonna be a sudden craze. Electrical banana Is bound to be the very next phase. They call it Mellow Yellow, Quite rightly. It was released in the US in March 1967 but not released in the UK because of . Mellow Yellow. Released March 1967. Mellow Yellow Tracklist. Mellow Yellow Lyrics. Psychedelic Rock. Band's List Psychedelic Rock Donovan Mellow Yellow. Add the album's lyrics. Add an audio file. Donovan : Mellow Yellow. Writer in the Sun. Sand and Foam. Bleak City Woman. House of Jansch. Young Girl Blues. On this page you can download song Donovan - Mellow Yellow Album Version - Clean Version in mp3 and listen online. Die Ultimative Chartshow Flower Power Hits. Mellow Yellow itself was cut after Sunshine Superman and boasted one of the earliest arrangements by John Paul Jones to achieve international recognition although not without some resistance from Donovan himself, with its broad, biting brass sound. The next two tracks, however, reached back to the singer-songwriter's earlier acousticfolk songbag, and a very different point in his career - the reflective, somber Writer in the Sun was written in Greece during the spring of 1966, when it looked as though Donovan's career was in danger of ending du. Watch the video for Mellow Yellow from Donovan's Donovan's Greatest Hits for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. I'm just mad about saffron A-saffron's mad about me I'm-a just mad about saffron She's just mad about me They call me mellow yellow Quite View full lyrics. Similar Tracks. Album: Mellow Yellow 1966. Charted: 8 2. Get the Sheet Music License This Song . Donovan set out to capture the mellow vibe of the '60s with this song, adding what he called cool, groovy phrases. These phrases were interpreted in ways he never imagined, as people came up with lots of ideas as to what the song meant. Most of these interpretations concerned drugs, but there were even rumors that the song was about abortion. Donovan had recently helped out McCartney on another Yellow song: He provided the sky of blue, sea of green line in Yellow Submarine. Both songs hit 2 US in 1966. The Observation - DONOVAN - Mellow Yellow 1967. Sand And Foam - Donovan - Mellow Yellow 1967. Writer In The Sun - DONOVAN - Mellow Yellow 1967. Hampstead Incident - Donovan - Mellow Yellow 1967