Henry John Deutschendorf Jr was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor. The Country Music artist everyone knew professionally as John Denver (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), was born to a military family, In the late 1960s, Denver began his music career with folk music groups. And Early in the 1970s, he was one among the most popular acoustic artists and not only that but also a best-selling artist. By 1974, he was very well established as one of America’s best selling performers, and All Music has described Denver as “among the most beloved entertainers of his era”.
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About 200 songs which he composed out of his full song list. Denver recorded and released at least 300 songs with total sales of over 33 million records around the world. sang with his acoustic guitar was his nature so he recorded and performed primarily with joy. He likes nature more than his city life, his enthusiasm for music, and his relationship trials. Makes JD’s music into the charts of country and western,
John Denver – Annie’s Song (from The Wildlife Concert)
Academy of Country Music
In the 1974 Album “Back Home Again”
American Music Awards
In 1975 Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
In 1976 Favorite Country Album “Back Home Again”
In 1976 Favorite Country Male Artist
Country Music Association
In 1975 Entertainer of the Year
In 1975 Song of the Year “Back Home Again”
John Denver – Take Me Home, Country Roads (from The Wildlife Concert)
In 1997 Best Musical Album “youngsters for All Aboard!”
In 1998 Grammy Hall of Fame Award “Take Me Home, Country Roads”
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1996
Here are the John Denvers albums
• Rhymes & Reasons
• Take Me to Tomorrow
• Whose Garden Was This
• Poems, Prayers & Promises
• Rocky Mountain High
• Farewell Andromeda
• Back Home Again
• Wind song
• Rocky Mountain Christmas
John Denver – Sunshine On My Shoulders (from The Wildlife Concert)
• I Want to Live
• John Denver
• Some Days Are Diamonds
• Seasons of the Heart
• It’s About Time
• Dreamland Express
• One World
• Higher Ground
• Earth Songs
• The Flower That Shattered the Stone
• Different Directions
• All Aboard!
John Denver – Rocky Mountain High (from The Wildlife Concert)
“Rocky Mountain High.” The song was inspired by Denver’s own experience in Colorado, but more specifically, by an exceptionally awe-inspiring night in the beautiful state. It was during that night that he witnessed a meteor shower while camping with friends (including his then-wife Annie Martell) at Williams Lake.
• “Sunshine On My Shoulders” was John Denver’s plan to write a tragic song, Originally released on his 1971 album Poems, Prayers and Promises, Denver’s lovely ode to the restorative powers of sunlight only became a blockbuster when re-released on his John Denver‘s Greatest Hits album in late 1973—an album that went on to sell more than 10 million copies worldwide.
John Denver – I’m Sorry (from The Wildlife Concert)
• Despite its unexpected inspiration, “Take Me Home Country Roads” is one among the foremost beloved country songs of all time.
Denver’s first marriage was to Anne Martell and that they had two children which they adopted. JD’s first wife was the topic of his hit “Annie’s Song”, which he composed in just ten minutes as he sat on a Colorado ski tow. From 1968 to 1971, They lived in Edina, Minnesota. Denver and Martell divorced in 1982. In 1988 JD married Cassandra Delaney, she is an Australian actress. after a two-year courtship. Settling at Denver’s range in Aspen, the couple had a daughter, Jesse Belle. Denver and Delaney divorced in 1993.
John Denver – Poems, Prayers and Promises (from The Wildlife Concert)
Denver’s talent extended beyond music. Artistic interests included painting, but because of his limiting schedule, he continued photography. Denver was also a fanatical skier and golfer, but his principal interest was in flying. His love of flying was only less than his love of music.
Denver was killed on October 12, 1997, by a plane crash, which crashed into Monterey Bay near Pacific Grove, California. Denver was the only one in the aircraft. later the post-accident investigation revealed that the cause of the accident was Fuel quantity was less in a tank and Denver’s inability to switch fuel tanks during flight and his subsequent loss of control while attempting to switch them. Funeral services were held at Faith Presbyterian Church in Aurora, Colorado, on October 17, 1997, officiated by Pastor Les Felker, a retired Air Force chaplain, following which Denver’s remains were cremated and his ashes were scattered within the Rockies . Further tributes were made at the subsequent Grammys and country and western Association Awards.
Hello JD Fans, Here are the Top six John Denvers Songs, Enjoy and let us know your favourite Song below in the comment section,
1.”Follow Me” (1970)
2.”Take Me Home, Country Roads” (1971)
3.”Sunshine On My Shoulders” (1971)
4.”Rocky Mountain High” (1972)
5.”I’d Rather Be a Cowboy (Lady’s Chains)” (1973)
6.” Annie’s Song” (1974)