The Walrus and the Carpenter

Album: HMS Donovan (1970)

Songfacts®:

  • This is Donovan's 8-minute musical setting of Lewis Carroll's classic poem from Through the Looking Glass. It is very unique as Donovan and his friends use different voices for the characters. Donovan also did a musical setting for Jabberwocky and other classic poems from children's literature. Donovan's love of Lewis Carroll can be found in many of his songs.
  • The song was recorded in 1968 at a session with Paul McCartney, but Paul does not appear in the song. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sara - Silver Spring, MD, for above 2

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