A very special collection of the late singer's very best performed in an acoustic setting, without the embellishments of recording overdubs. Here are the raw songs in all their beauty performed by one of the sweetest voices ever to grace the pop music charts. Includes his signature song "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Leaving On A Jet Plane", "Thank God I'm A Country Boy", "Annie's Song", "Perhaps Love", "Rocky Mountain High" and many more.
John Denver wasn't merely hot during the mid-'70s; he was omnipresent on radio, TV, and on-stage for anyone who'd have him. Certainly, few artists enjoyed more than one greatest-hits collection – even if critics derided him as a granola-munching, tree-hugging folky who perennially smiled through life's hardships.
Released in 1973, Greatest Hits only sums up a handful of years of hitmaking for John Denver, but what years those were.
Featuring "My Sweet Lady", "Take e Home, Country Roads" and "Sunshine On My Shoulders"
This is my favorite album of John Denver, with memorable songs and certainly their best versions. This is the case of "Sunshine on my shoulders" with his guitar and a bass, will come a later version that adds a very sweet string orchestra.
This four-disc, budget-priced box set does an effective job of chronicling the majority of the John Denver's biggest hits during his lengthy tenure with the label. The track listing is in chronological order, beginning in 1969 with "Daydream" and concluding with live versions of "Matthew" and "This Old Guitar" from the 1995 album The Wildlife Concert…
Documentary exploring the private life and public legacy of John Denver, America's original country boy. With exclusive accounts from those closest to him, the man behind the music is revealed in an intimate profile in his 70th birthday anniversary year.
Once again, Pete Huttlinger delves into the vast John Denver set list, this time choosing ten songs that have been requested by his enthusiastic DVD "students." These are among the most beautiful treasures in the John Denver repertoire, and are a joy to learn and play.
The first two volumes of this series have met with such enthusiasm from guitar playing fans of John Denver that it became clear that we had to continue with a third lesson. Pete Huttlinger's comprehensive understanding of John Denver's music, and his ability to communicate techniques to learning guitarists, have inspired innumerable players and have made these among Homespun's most successful instructional products.
Pete Huttlinger's previous lesson on the songs and guitar styles of John Denver was one of the most popular titles we have ever produced. As John's former lead guitarist, Pete knows this music as well as anyone, and this time out he teaches seven more classic John Denver songs, detailing exactly how John himself played each of them.
John Denver is remembered as one of the most beloved figures in the history of American popular music. He was an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitar player as well as a committed social activist, humanitarian and environmentalist. The spare, deceptively simple accompaniments he devised for his many hit songs gave each one a memorable sound that continues to ring in our ears to this day. Although John Denver's voice was his primary instrument, he played such beautiful parts to accompany himself that he created a sound for an entire era.