Three King Fishers

Album: Sunshine Superman (1966)

Songfacts®:

  • This acoustic song with its sitars and psychedelic poetry heralded a style that was to become synonymous with the '60s. "I was writing about 'tiny oceans in the sand' in 'Three King Fishers,' which referred to being one with the world," Donovan said in an interview with Mojo magazine June 2011.

Comments: 1

  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdThe actual song goes "Twelve kingfisher birds shall you have". He never actually says "Three".
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