John Denver: The Music and the Stories

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John Denver became America's best-selling singer-songwriter in the 1970s. He played an acoustic guitar, and sang about his love of the environment and home and America in general. His Country Roads gave West Virginia its state slogan of "Almost Heaven," and Rocky Mountain High is Colorado's state song.

This one-hour program intersperses concert footage from an Australian concert in November, 1974 with John Denver's comments on how the songs came to be written.

Set List:

  • Sweet Surrender
  • Country Roads
  • Back Home Again
  • Leavin' on a Jet Plane
  • Rocky Mountain High
  • Fly Away
  • Annie's Song
  • Grandma's Feather Bed
  • For You
  • I'm Sorry
  • Is It Love
  • In a Far Away Land (sung in Chinese)
  • Calypso
  • This Old Guitar

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