Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by John DenverJohn Denver


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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.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/12/2015
Label: Sony Special Product
UPC: 0888751057623
catalogNumber: 1465940
Rank: 1289


  1. Take Me Home, Country Roads
  2. Follow Me
  3. Starwood in Aspen
  4. For Baby (For Bobbie)
  5. Rhymes and Reasons
  6. Leaving, On a Jet Plane
  7. The Eagle and the Hawk
  8. Sunshine on My Shoulders
  9. Goodbye Again
  10. Poems, Prayers and Promises
  11. Rocky Mountain High
  12. I Guess He'd Rather Be in Colorado
  13. Daydreams
  14. Friends With You

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