Donovan joined Robert Plant onstage on the Wexford Spiegeltent Pageant in Eire, the place they carried out Donovan’s “Season of the Witch.”
The seasonally applicable music has typically appeared in Plant’s units over the previous twenty years. Most not too long ago, he performed the song on Halloween night at his live performance in Dublin. Donovan’s look, nevertheless, marked the primary time Plant carried out the traditional music with its author.
You may watch fan-filmed footage of their efficiency beneath.
In a Facebook post, Donovan described the efficiency as “historic,” noting that the viewers “exploded” when he and Plant appeared collectively. He additionally implied that the expertise might have impressed him to get again to taking part in dwell: “It gave me a buzz to carry out dwell once more. … Lets?” You may see photographs from the occasion in Donovan’s Fb submit.
Plant has additionally covered Donovan’s 1966 music “Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)” at his live shows.
The previous Led Zeppelin singer is presently ending up a tour of the U.K. along with his band Saving Grace, which incorporates singer Suzi Dian, guitarists Tony Kelsey and Matt Worley, and percussionist Oli Jefferson. At a present earlier this yr (which coincidentally included “Season of the Witch”), Plant commented on the band’s comparatively low profile. “We’re working a brand new technique of fame and acquisition of wealth and treasure by not placing any data out, not promoting any T-shirts, not doing a fucking factor, simply preserve taking part in,” he stated.
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