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Donovan Holden

Donovan Holden, (1954-present) made his album debut with An Ordinary Thing. Born in Zanesville, Ohio and raised in Palm Beach County, Florida, Donovan has resided in Los Angeles for more than 30 years. He presently lives in the Silver Lake/Echo Park area with his husband, writer/ actor, Joel Craig ( Welcome to Nursing Hell-o, Journey to Gaytopia). Influences include Thelonius Monk, Billie Holiday, Billy Strayhorn,Lennon and McCartney, Bob Dylan, James Brown, Miles Davis, the Rolling Stones, Motown, Brian Wilson, Velvet Underground, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell, Sly and the Family Stone, the Allman Bros., Muddy Waters/Chess Records, Weather Report, John McLaughlin, Prince, Randy Newman, and Rufus Wainwright.

Donovan's second album 'Accepting All Prayers' is due in summer '17. It features 11 new compositions, two of which, the title song and 'Elegy for James Brown' are instrumental. The album features the cream of Los Angeles and Houston musicians, and 'Elegy...' features a stunning guitar solo from Scott Henderson. Also featured are 'I Feel U', a funky heartfelt tribute to Prince, and the rocking 'At The Drive In Show' featuring Vern Miller from The Remains! Produced and engineered by the always amazing Patty Pacheco Sanders.

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