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John Denver

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Real name
Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.
Born
December 31, 1943
Died
October 12, 1997
Country
United States
IPI
00007964275 69 works
00008092207 3 works
00581136653 41 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Country and pop singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, performer, actor and humanitarian, from Aspen, Colorado. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1996.
Member of
The Chad Mitchell Trio (1965-1967)
Related labels
Windsong   founder of
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
October 1975 (8 artists)
September 1988 Stephen R Cheney
November 1971 Kathleen Edwards
1975 Lee Holdridge
May 1974 (181 artists)
May 1971 (2 artists)
1970 (4 artists)
December 1966 (208 artists)
June 15, 1974 (80 artists)
September 15, 1975 (25 artists)
October 1975 (13 artists)
November 1990 (2 artists)
1969 (2 artists)
August 9, 1976 Chris Foster
June 15, 1974 David Bradshaw
September 15, 1975 Starwood
1969 Nana Mouskouri
June 3, 1985 (2 artists)
May 4, 1982 Tom Wopat
September 1990 (6 artists)
September 1988 (2 artists)
April 1973 (8 artists)
September 15, 1975 (17 artists)
1986 Wayne Denton
1970 (34 artists)
September 1988 (5 artists)
November 1971 (3 artists)
September 15, 1972 (12 artists)
June 3, 1985 (2 artists)
September 1972 (2 artists)
1989 Chuck Pyle
1977 (3 artists)
April 1973 (4 artists)
June 3, 1985 (2 artists)
May 1971 (2 artists)
September 15, 1975 (17 artists)
September 20, 1983 Fešáci
September 20, 1983 (2 artists)
September 15, 1975 (2 artists)
September 15, 1972 Lee Holdridge
August 9, 1976 (9 artists)
September 15, 1975 (3 artists)
1986 Wayne Denton
June 15, 1974 (12 artists)
May 1971 (23 artists)
1981 (55 artists)
April 1973 (17 artists)
May 1971 (21 artists)
September 1990 (2 artists)
1969 (11 artists)
September 15, 1972 (36 artists)
April 1973 (2 artists)
May 4, 1982 (3 artists)
May 4, 1982 (5 artists)
November 1971 (2 artists)
September 15, 1975 (2 artists)
November 1971 (3 artists)
1975 Wolf Loescher
May 1971 (73 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
January 4, 1979 (4 artists)
June 15, 1974 (19 artists)
May 1971 (339 artists)
1970 (2 artists)
June 15, 1974 (50 artists)
1969 Tom Paxton
November 1971 (7 artists)
June 15, 1974 (17 artists)
June 3, 1985 Hal Ketchum
May 4, 1982 Cathy Gianfala Carriere
 REL November 1979 (6 artists)
Originally by Alice Otter, Emmet Otter BRD
September 1988 (5 artists)
June 17, 1983 (4 artists)
May 1971 Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
1969 (4 artists)
1969 Paul Hann
1979 (2 artists)

Covers by John Denver

Title Performer Release date Originally by
November 1979 David Pomeranz
Covered by The Radish Friends
1989 Graeme Connors
November 1975 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
1970 (unknown), Jacques Brel, Scott Walker
December 1966 The Beatles
April 1973 John Prine
December 1966 Billy Ed Wheeler
1981 John Denver
October 1975 (unknown), (unknown), (unknown)
1979 Don Messer and His Islanders, David Mallett
1977 Tom Paxton
November 1971 John Prine
November 1990 Doye O'Dell
December 1966 George Beaver (Irving Kaufman)
1975 Michael Murphey
1970 James Taylor
November 1971 Kris Kristofferson
November 1979 (unknown)
November 1971 Steve Goodman
  June 3, 1985 Roy Orbison REC, The Everly Brothers - Orchestra conducted by Archie Bleyer REL
October 1975 (unknown)
Dance Little Jean John Denver 2001 Unverified
December 1966 Ian & Sylvia
November 1979 (unknown), (unknown)
June 3, 1985 Richard Kerr
November 1982 Brunswick Quartette
September 1970 The Beatles
November 1971 Buddy Holly
May 1971 James Taylor
September 15, 1972 The Mitchell Trio
1970 Tom Paxton
1998 Ian and Sylvia
January 4, 1979 David Mallett
September 1970 Trash
November 1982 Jimmy Atkins
June 15, 1974 The New Kingston Trio
June 16, 1981 Mac Davis
November 1990 Judy Garland with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
November 1979 Judy Garland with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
December 1966 The Beatles
September 1988 Guy Clark
November 1982 Vernon Dalhart
1979 The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys
December 1966 The Beatles
  1986 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bob Eberly REC, Dorothy Lamour, Bob Eberly, Helen O'Connell and Chorus with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra BRD
1998 Freddy Ellis and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Seymour Richards
August 26, 1997 Wilfred Glenn and Shannon Quartet, (unknown)
1969 Billy Taylor Trio, Mieko Hirota - Billy Taylor Trio
August 26, 1997 Mary Chapin Carpenter
1970 Tom Paxton
September 1970 Edison Male Quartette
January 4, 1979 Chuck Berry
  May 1971 Paul McCartney REL, The Beatles REC
  May 1971 The Beatles REC, Aretha Franklin REL
November 1990 The Trapp Family Singers
November 1979 The Beach Boys
1969 The Four Preps - Orchestra arranged and conducted by Leon Russell
November 1990 The De Paur Chorus
June 13, 1995 Judy Collins
November 1982 Sons of the Pioneers REC, The Ranch Boys REL, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans with The Whippoorwills and Orchestra
i December 1966 Quintette du Hot Club de France
1970 Biff Rose
September 15, 1972 The Beatles
  September 1970 Jerry Jeff Walker REL,REC
1969 Jerry Jeff Walker
May 4, 1982 Jesse Winchester
October 1975 Emily Laurey, (unknown)
August 26, 1997 The Seldom Scene
  August 26, 1997 Bing Crosby with Six Hits and a Miss and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC, Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra REL
June 15, 1974 Michael Johnson
September 15, 1972 John Prine
August 26, 1997 The Impressions
May 4, 1982 Plácido Domingo and John Denver
November 14, 1996 Plácido Domingo and John Denver
November 1982 John Denver
August 9, 1976 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Frank Sinatra
1977 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
1998 Guy Clark
October 1975 Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Acc.
August 9, 1976 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan with Orchestra
June 16, 1981 The Box Tops
November 1982 (unknown), Henry Whitter
October 1975 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
November 1979 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
  October 1975 Bing Crosby and Carol Richards REL, Bob Hope & Marilyn Maxwell REC
June 16, 1981 Dick Feller
1979 Jonathan Edwards
November 1990 Tom Paxton
  October 1975 Nat "King" Cole [Trio] REC, The King Cole Trio with String Choir REL
June 16, 1981 Bobby Goldsboro
November 1990 Tally-Ho!
September 1990 John Jarvis
1968 (unknown)
November 1990 Tom Paxton
September 1970 The Band
October 5, 2004 The Band
1977 Judy Collins
1975 The New Christy Minstrels - Under the direction of Randy Sparks
1969 Mr. & Mrs. Garvey
September 1970 Denny Brooks
November 1979 Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra
August 26, 1997 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
We Don't Live Here No More John Denver April 1973 Unverified
November 1979 (unknown)
October 1975 (unknown), (unknown)
December 1966 Joe & Eddie
1969 The Beatles
  December 1966 Lead Belly REL, Leadbelly REC
December 1966 The Everly Brothers
  October 1998 Bing Crosby BRD, Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC,REL
September 1970 Tom Paxton
June 16, 1981 Mel McDaniel
December 1966 The Beatles

Sampled songs

Songs written by John Denver

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Baby Just Like You John Denver, Joe Henry [US2] John Denver September 18, 1975 Covered by (8 artists)
A Country Girl in Paris John Denver John Denver 1988 Covered by Stephen R Cheney
Alfie, the Christmas Tree John Denver John Denver & The Muppets November 1979 Covered by The Radish Friends
All of My Memories John Denver John Denver November 1971 Covered by Kathleen Edwards
Annie's Other Song John Denver John Denver 1975 Covered by Lee Holdridge
Annie's Song John Denver John Denver March 8, 1974 Covered by (181 artists)
Around and Around John Denver John Denver May 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
Aspenglow John Denver John Denver November 5, 1969 Covered by (4 artists)
Back Home Again John Denver John Denver June 15, 1974 Covered by (80 artists)
Calypso John Denver John Denver July 1975 Covered by (25 artists)
Christmas Like a Lullaby John Denver John Denver November 1990 Covered by (2 artists)
Circus John Denver, Michael Johnson, Laurie Kuehn John Denver 1969 Covered by (2 artists)
Come and Let Me Look in Your Eyes John Denver, Joe Henry [US2] John Denver April 21, 1976 Covered by Chris Foster
Cool an' Green an' Shady John Denver, Joe Henry [US2] John Denver June 15, 1974 Covered by David Bradshaw
Daydream John Denver John Denver 1969 Covered by Nana Mouskouri
Dreamland Express John Denver John Denver February 1985 Covered by (2 artists)
Eagles and Horses John Denver, Joe Henry [US2] John Denver September 1990 Covered by (6 artists)
Falling Leaves (The Refugees) John Denver John Denver 1988 Covered by (2 artists)
Farewell Andromeda John Denver John Denver April 1973 Covered by (8 artists)
Fly Away John Denver John Denver July 1975 Covered by (17 artists)
Flying for Me John Denver John Denver 1986 Covered by Wayne Denton
Follow Me John Denver John Denver 1970 Covered by (34 artists)
For Bobbi John Denver The Mitchell Trio 1965 Covered by (19 artists)
For You John Denver John Denver 1988 Covered by (5 artists)
Goodbye Again John Denver John Denver April 10, 1972 Covered by (12 artists)
Hard Life, Hard Times (Prisoners) John Denver John Denver April 1972 Covered by (2 artists)
How Can I Leave You Again John Denver John Denver 1977 Covered by (3 artists)
I'd Rather Be a Cowboy John Denver John Denver April 1973 Covered by (4 artists)
I'm Sorry John Denver John Denver July 1975 Covered by (17 artists)
I Remember Romance John Denver John Denver September 20, 1983 Covered by Fešáci
It's About Time John Denver, Glen Hardin John Denver September 20, 1983 Covered by (2 artists)
Late Winter, Early Spring John Denver, Dick Kniss, Mike Taylor [US] John Denver September 15, 1972 Covered by Lee Holdridge
Leaving on a Jet Plane John Denver John Denver 1966 Covered by (208 artists)
Like a Sad Song John Denver John Denver May 13, 1976 Covered by (9 artists)
Looking for Space John Denver John Denver July 1975 Covered by (3 artists)
Love Is the Master John Denver John Denver 1986 Covered by Wayne Denton
Matthew John Denver John Denver June 15, 1974 Covered by (12 artists)
My Sweet Lady John Denver John Denver May 1971 Covered by (23 artists)
Perhaps Love John Denver Plácido Domingo and John Denver 1981 Covered by (55 artists)
Poems, Prayers & Promises John Denver John Denver May 1971 Covered by (21 artists)
Rhymes & Reasons John Denver John Denver 1969 Covered by (11 artists)
Rocky Mountain High John Denver, Mike Taylor [US] John Denver April 12, 1972 Covered by (36 artists)
Rocky Mountain Suite John Denver John Denver April 1973 Covered by (2 artists)
Run John Denver, Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris New Order January 30, 1989 Covered by (4 artists)
Seasons of the Heart John Denver John Denver May 4, 1982 Covered by (3 artists)
Shanghai Breezes John Denver John Denver May 4, 1982 Covered by (5 artists)
Starwood in Aspen John Denver John Denver November 1971 Covered by (3 artists)
Summer John Denver, Dick Kniss, Mike Taylor [US] John Denver 1975 Covered by Wolf Loescher
Sunshine on My Shoulders John Denver, Dick Kniss, Mike Taylor [US] John Denver February 9, 1971 Covered by (73 artists)
Sweet Surrender John Denver John Denver June 15, 1974 Covered by (19 artists)
Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver, Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert John Denver February 4, 1971 Covered by (339 artists)
Take Me to Tomorrow John Denver John Denver 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
The Eagle and the Hawk John Denver, Mike Taylor [US] John Denver September 13, 1971 Covered by (7 artists)
This Old Guitar John Denver John Denver June 15, 1974 Covered by (17 artists)
What One Man Can Do John Denver John Denver May 4, 1982 Covered by Cathy Gianfala Carriere
Whispering Jesse John Denver John Denver 1988 Covered by (5 artists)
Wild Montana Skies John Denver John Denver and Emmylou Harris March 18, 1983 Covered by (4 artists)
Wooden Indian John Denver John Denver May 1971 Covered by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Adapted songs

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
A Christmas Together John Denver & The Muppets November 1979 RCA Victor
Aerie John Denver November 1971 RCA Victor
All Aboard! John Denver August 26, 1997 Sony Wonder
An Evening with John Denver John Denver 1975 RCA Victor
Autograph John Denver 1979 RCA Victor
Back Home Again John Denver June 15, 1974 RCA Victor
Christmas Like a Lullaby John Denver November 1990 Windstar Records
Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits John Denver October 5, 2004 RCA Victor
Dreamland Express John Denver June 3, 1985 RCA
Farewell Andromeda John Denver April 1973 RCA Victor
Forever, John John Denver 1998 RCA
Higher Ground John Denver September 1988 Windstar Records
It's About Time John Denver September 20, 1983 RCA Victor
I Want to Live John Denver 1977 RCA Victor
John Denver John Denver January 4, 1979 RCA Victor
John Denver Sings John Denver December 1966 (self-released)
One World John Denver 1986 RCA
Perhaps Love Plácido Domingo with John Denver 1981 CBS
Poems, Prayers & Promises John Denver May 1971 RCA Victor
Rhymes & Reasons John Denver 1969 RCA Victor
Rocky Mountain Christmas John Denver October 1975 RCA Victor
Rocky Mountain Christmas [Reissue] John Denver October 1998 RCA
Rocky Mountain High John Denver September 15, 1972 RCA Victor
Rocky Mountain Holiday John Denver & The Muppets November 1982 RCA Victor
Seasons of the Heart John Denver May 4, 1982 RCA Victor
Some Days Are Diamonds John Denver June 16, 1981 RCA Victor
Spirit John Denver August 9, 1976 RCA Victor
Stonehaven Sunrise John Denver 1989 RCA Australia
Take Me to Tomorrow John Denver 1970 RCA Victor
The Flower That Shattered the Stone John Denver September 1990 Windstar Records
The Wildlife Concert John Denver June 13, 1995 Legacy
Whose Garden Was This John Denver September 1970 RCA Victor
Windsong John Denver September 15, 1975 RCA Victor

Performances also appear on

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
A John Denver Songbook Living Guitars 1974 RCA Camden
Another Evening with the Music of John Denver Bubba Chandler 2014 (self-released)
A Tribute to the Music of John Denver Marc Roberts 2015 (self-released)
Colors in Time - Musical Memories of John Denver Pete Huttlinger - Chris Nole 1998 Instar Records
Colors in Time, Volume 2 - Musical Memories of John Denver Pete Huttlinger - Chris Nole 1999 Instar Records
Country Boy - A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver Special Consensus & Friends March 25, 2014 Compass Records
Country Mountain Tributes - The Songs of John Denver Craig Duncan 2004 Green Hill
Country Roads - Wayne Denton's Celebration of John Denver Wayne Denton 2004 (self-released)
Fly Away - Piano Perspectives - The Music of John Denver Chris Nole July 6, 2004 Moulin D'Or Recordings
Foley D. Hudson Sings the Songs of John Denver Foley D. Hudson 1975 DJM Silverline
Fredi Nest Sing John Denver Fredi Nest July 2015 (self-released)
Gentle Songs for Gentle People - A John Denver Cover Album Moonbeam & Austin December 18, 2017 (self-released)
Jason Owen Sings John Denver - The 20th Anniversary Jason Owen June 30, 2017 Social Family Records
Jeff James sings John Denver's Greatest Hits Jeff James 1981 Mickael
John Denver Hits Tony Eyers 1977 Moondisc
John Denver's Country Kings Road 1975 Pickwick
John Denver Tribute David Bradshaw 2010 (self-released)
Lee Holdridge Conducts the Music of John Denver Lee Holdridge 1976 Windsong
Leon van der Meer Sings the Hits of John Denver Leon van der Meer 2005 Starsound
Love Song - A Tribute to John Denver Cathy Gianfala Carriere August 2012 (self-released)
Minneapolis Does Denver - 18 Songs By John Denver Performed By Minneapolis Artists various artists 1995 October
Mountain Man Sings John Denver Mountain Man June 7, 2019 Nonesuch
Piano Strings Tribute to John Denver Tom Bartsch September 2004 Tribute Sounds
Rocky Mountain High - A Tribute to John Denver [CMH Studio Artists] 1997 CMH Records
Rocky Mountain Melodies - The Music of John Denver Chris Foster 2008 Simply Acoustic Music
Rocky Mountain Memories Open Skies 1998 Avalon [CA]
Rocky Mountain Suite - The Music of John Denver Bruce Foulke July 2002 North Star Music
Songs That Speak to Me - Judy Lunn Sings a Tribute to John Denver Judy Lunn June 2005 (self-released)
Take Me Home - A Tribute to John Denver various artists April 18, 2000 Badman Recording Co.
Thank God I'm a Country Boy - A Tribute to John Denver Stephen R Cheney March 2012 (self-released)
The Country Hits of John Denver Mark Farrer 1976 Fanfare [GB3]
The Memories We Share - Music of John Denver Layne Yost 2019 (self-released)
The Music Is You - A Tribute to John Denver various artists April 2, 2013 ATO Records
Tribute to John Denver Jim Horn 2000 (self-released)
Yellowstone - Wayne Denton's Selection of John Denver Favourites Wayne Denton March 2011 (self-released)

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