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In The Shadow of Dylan

Dawn James, Rave, June 1965

Mention the name Donovan and someone, somewhere will whisper — 'Dylan'. For wherever he goes, whatever he sings or writes about, Don is haunted by the name Bob Dylan. People still compare the two; they think Don is just a copy: no one has yet given him the chance to prove himself. Here, RAVE gives him the chance, for here is the truth.

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