Donovan Is a published songwriter from the Conway / Little Rock area of Arkansas.
Don writes in Country , Americana, Blues, and Contemporary Christian genres..
His musical influences and favorites are:
The Beatles, Eagles , Elvis Presley , Johnny Cash, Roger Miller , Rodney Crowell , Guy Clark , Eric Clapton, Vince Gill, James Taylor, also current artists like Keith Urban , The Alabama Shakes, & Chris Tomlin. Don's goal as a songwriter is to secure cuts by major or indie artists. If you are interested in using or recording his material click on the contact link at the top of this page .
All songs on this site music & lyrics by Donovan Tucker BMI (c), except "The Gift" co-written with Adam Avery (ASCAP).
Song - Love Sounds
The lyrics of this song have vivid imagery that communicates powerfully. Beautiful melody. Original idea. Wonderful hook of "love sounds." Good song structure. Great vocal performance with nice guitar arrangement and very good recording. A well-crafted song.
Brian McNulty - Reviewer
Song - Intoxicated
THIS IS A GREAT BALLAD. WELL WRITTEN, SUNG AND PLAYED. Lyrically, so smart. Opening up emotions so beautifully. Great recording, great arrangement. Wish I'd written it
Don't change a thing This is the kind of music that makes one's heart sing. I'd love to collaborate with this writer.
Reviewer Carly Bak Broadjam Artist
Dec 2013 Jay Speight wins Vocalist of the Month for singing my song ,"I Found You" by SingerUniverse.com
May 2013named "one to watch by NSAI
(2nd time to make list).
Honorable Mention for
Stephen Hallett : 'Wonderful music, I especially like "I Found You" Thanks for sharing. " - Stephen Hallett, Reverbnation Artist (Sep 17, 2012)
Song :I Found You - Love what you've done with this song!!!
Bout as good as it gets.
Wonderful melody. Production really showcases your writing.
Nicely done man! Reviewer: Mike Lewis
Oct 2013 Love Sounds finalist in Songs That Save Contest to benefit St. Judes Hosp
Feb 2014 Last Call
For Arkansas is a finalist in IAMA
" Don - It's A Dog's Life is Brilliant ! I have enjoyed listening to your music." Vince Martini - The Hi-Balls Reverbnation Artist'
"The Gift " is a song I wrote (with the help of songwriter pal Adam Avery) to help bring awareness to the need for organ donors around the country , and to offer support for the families of the actual donors and their families. A portion of all sales of this single will go
to the non profit groups that support this cause , including Arora.org in the state of Arkansas.
Click on the above links to register to become an organ donor in your state.