John Denver Greatest Hits

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  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: BMG Marketing

Tracks:

  • Buy for $1.291.Take Me Home, Country Roads
  • Buy for $0.992.Follow Me
  • Buy for $0.993.Starwood In Aspen
  • Buy for $0.994.For Baby (For Bobbie)
  • Buy for $0.995.Rhymes & Reasons
  • Buy for $1.296.Leaving On A Jet Plane
  • Buy for $0.997.The Eagle And The Hawk
  • Buy for $0.998.Sunshine On My Shoulders
  • Buy for $0.999.Goodbye Again
  • Buy for $0.9910.Poems, Prayers And Promises
  • Buy for $1.2911.Rocky Mountain High
  • Buy for $0.9912.I Guess He'd Rather Be In Colorado
  • Buy for $0.9913.Daydream
  • Buy for $0.9914.Friends With You

Product Description:

Personnel: John Denver (vocals, guitar); Bill Danoff (vocals, guitar); Paul Prestopino (guitar, harmonica); Steve Weisberg, Mike Taylor (guitar); Eric Weissberg (banjo, steel guitar); Frank Owens (piano); Dick Kniss (bass); Gary Chester (drums, percussion); Herb Lovelle (drums); Martine Habib, Taffy Danoff, Pupils of the Whitby School (background vocals).
Includes 3 bonus tracks.
Personnel: John Denver (vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar); John Denver; Mike Taylor , Steve Weisberg, Mike Taylor (guitar); Eric Weissberg (steel guitar, pedal steel guitar, banjo); Toots Thielemans (harmonica); George Marge (woodwinds); Paul Griffin (piano); Dick Kniss (bass guitar); Paul Prestopino (guitar, harmonica); Bill Danoff (guitar, background vocals); Frank Owens (piano); Gary Chester (drums, percussion); Herb Lovelle (drums); Taffy Danoff (background vocals).
Released in 1973, Greatest Hits only sums up a handful of years of hitmaking for John Denver, but what years those were. Between 1971 and 1973, Denver actually didn't have that many hits, but they were songs that defined him -- "Take Me Home, Country Roads," "Rocky Mountain High," and "Sunshine on My Shoulders." Those three songs, along with "Leaving on a Jet Plane" -- which he wrote but Peter, Paul & Mary made into a standard -- are all here, along with seven other early songs recorded between 1969 and 1973 that may not be familiar to the average casual fan, but all capture Denver's warm folk-pop at its best. There may be more hits on Greatest Hits, Vol. 2, but this collection is every bit as engaging as that record. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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  • UPC: 828766937626
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