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The Very Best Of John Denver [CD]

John Denver Audio CD
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One of the most popular recording artists of the 1970s, country-folk singer/songwriter John Denver's gentle, environmentally conscious music established him among the most beloved entertainers of his era; wholesome and clean-cut, his appeal extended to fans of all ages and backgrounds, and led to parallel careers as both an actor and a humanitarian.

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  • Audio CD (20 April 2005)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Sony Music CMG
  • ASIN: B0000258AO
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 19,812 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  1. Annie's Song 2:590.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Rocky Mountain High 4:430.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Back Home Again 4:430.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Grandma's Feather Bed 2:160.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Polka Dots And Moonbeams 3:090.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Take Me Home, Country Roads 3:090.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. I'm Sorry 3:300.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Late Nite Radio 2:430.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Don't Close Your Eyes, Tonight 4:160.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. The Music Is You 1:270.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. It's Up to You 2:280.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. For Baby (For Bobbie) 2:560.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Gimme Your Love 3:440.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Got My Heart Set On You 3:510.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Love Is Everywhere 3:310.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Cool an' Green an' Shady 3:070.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Matthew 3:440.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. I'm In The Mood To Be Desired Tonight 3:250.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. City Of New Orleans 3:170.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. I'd Rather Be a Cowboy (Lady's Chains) 4:240.99  Buy MP3 
Listen21. Please Daddy 2:550.99  Buy MP3 
Listen22. Friends w-ith You 3:230.99  Buy MP3 

Product Description

CD Camden BMG, 74321 674422, 1999 22 Track

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51 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Truly the very best 19 May 2009
Format:Audio CD
In his hey-day in the 1970s, when most of this CD's tracks were recorded, the distinctive image known to fans of John Denver was his longish blond hair, cowboy attire and `granny' glasses. Since his death, without concerts or television appearances his image may not always register with the younger generation, but his music legacy lives on. Today, throughout the world his country/folk voice is immediately recognizable, and the collection of numbers on this CD will also be immediately recognized as Denver songs. It commences with `Annie's Song', one of John Denver's early compositions that immortalised his wife; and then the immensely popular `Rocky Mountain High' alluding to his adopted State of Colorado (and adopted name Denver). Other brilliant Denver compositions are `Back Home Again', `I'm Sorry', `The Music Is You', and `Matthew' plus the beautifully lilting `Cool An' Green An' Shady' and the great favourite `For Baby'. Other love songs include `Don't Close Your Eyes Tonight' and `It's Up To You'. A love influence permeates most of the numbers but John Denver is perhaps at his best for the ballad `Take Me Home Country Roads'; or when injecting melancholy as with `Polka Dots and Moonbeams'; or nostalgia as `City Of New Orleans'; or humour as `Please Daddy'; or more breezy numbers as `Grandma's Feather Bed' and `Late Night Radio'; or any supplementary feelings that may be desired. The final track `Friends With You' confirms John Denver's wide ranging supremacy with a sensitive song coupled to a rousing chorus approach. There is more - and this CD `The Very Best of John Denver' truly does embrace many of his finest recordings.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 'ONE OF THE 'COUNTRY-GREATS' 11 Mar 2014
By rbmusicman TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
'John Denver' was a talented song-writer, great vocalist and talented musician.
In the U.K. only 'Annie's Song' made a real impact for 'John Denver' reaching
number 1' (singles chart) as did it in the U.S.
'Olivia Newton John' had a big hit with 'Take me home Country Roads' in the
U.K. which of course part was written by 'John Denver'
In truth his album releases in the U.K drew more interest overall, whilst in the
U.S. 'John Denver' he achieved '30' top forty hits, 18 of which reached the Top
'10' of those '9' reached the Top spot.....quite a impressive record for a country
artist, I believe 'Country-Music' is embraced in the U.S more so than in the U.K.
For me, it's pleasant and enjoyable easy-listening.
Some of the stand-out tracks on-board include :- 'Annie's Song' 'Rocky Mountain
High' 'Take me Home Country Roads' 'For Baby(for Bobbie) 'Got my Heart set
On You' 'Don't Close Your Eyes Tonight' 'Please Daddy' 'Back Home Again' and
'I'd Rather be a Cowboy' Just a sample of the many great listening material on
board.....again, as is the case with many artists, you'd probably need to collect four
or five such albums to collect all his best know releases.
A great collector's item.....great music to 'chill' with.
Sadly, 'John' died when his two-seater aircraft plunged into the water of 'Monterey
Bay' October 13th 1997.............he was '53-years old'
The music lives on.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars as good as ever 30 Dec 2009
Format:MP3 Download|Verified Purchase
as always songs from the heart with motives. Some good some bad. JD always a good singer & writer. A good value compilation. Chris.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars John Denver cd 9 Sep 2009
Format:Audio CD
My grandson was overjoyed to receive the cd but is not amused with his Dad who keeps taking it and playing it in his car.
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5.0 out of 5 stars John Denver 17 April 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Bought this as I had no John Denver in my collection.

As the title says it is some of the very best of Johns music.

Loved it!, fabulous voice and some really classic tracks!!!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Less than his best 9 Feb 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I have really ordered ' The Best of John Denver' and received this instead. Certainly it is way beolw the reord I requested and seems to be a hotch potch of various tracks cobbled together in order to produce another JD record.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love John Denver 3 Feb 2014
By J/Bev
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Its got all the best remembered songs on, very easy listening and sing-a-long to. Have it on loud so hope I haven't upset neighbours
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5.0 out of 5 stars Rocky Mountain High 5 Jan 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Many people do not know of John Denver. I was lucky enough to see him at Wembley in the 70s. He captured in song the wild and beautiful mountains of the region that he knew and loved. Tragically he died when testing a new light plane that he was testing at the age of 53.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Far out!
This C.D. is fantastic. It fills the bill. We listen to the c.d. daily in the car, and it is so uplifting.
Published 7 months ago by Dr. P. Evans
5.0 out of 5 stars Good
This came through very quickly. I was very impressed with the service that I got from this place. Well done.
Published 9 months ago by Angles
5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal for my Kindle
Have always liked John Denver and this has some of his most well-known songs on. Good listening. Brings back happy memories.
Published 11 months ago by Ronnie65
5.0 out of 5 stars A great listen...
Bought as a Christmas stocking filler for my husband and what can I say....a great listen if you are into country/folk!
Published 17 months ago by P. Collier
4.0 out of 5 stars CD John Denver
Very pleased with my CD. I am a fan of John Denver and love listening to the songs. It arrived promptly .
Published 17 months ago by David
4.0 out of 5 stars annie's song
arrived in good time, and used for my wedding waltz. Also used to provide background music during the ceremony. Read more
Published 19 months ago by mike
5.0 out of 5 stars The very best of John Denver
Can you please tell me what the delay is in obtaining this disc. It was ordered in the beginning of October and there does not seem to be any order forthcoming. Advices please. Read more
Published on 6 Nov 2010 by sister
5.0 out of 5 stars classic album
Fantastic memories come from this classic album and it`s a must in any music lover`s collection.
Published on 4 Jun 2010 by Mrs. Linda Sands
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