Written in the early s by Canadian Buffy Sainte-Marie, Universal Soldier is commonly interpreted as being written in response to the war. It became a hit a year later when Donovan covered it, as did Glen Campbell. Sainte-Marie said of the song: "I wrote 'Universal Soldier' in. Universal Soldier is the second compilation album from Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan. It was released in the UK (Marble Arch LP-MAL ) in September. Donovan: Universal Soldier () Universal Soldier is an anti-war song written by Canadian musician Buffy Sainte-Marie in It has been performed and. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Universal Soldier" on Discogs. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Universal Soldier" on Discogs. Listen to Universal Soldier on Spotify. Donovan · Song · Donovan - Universal Soldier - Music. Video, clip song Donovan – Universal Soldier. Content not available Album. Donovan - Fairytale. no image. Donovan – Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness). no image. The Universal Soldier from Donovan () (7inch). And other albums from Donovan are available on sale at ück in die Vergangenheit mit Donovan.