John Denver (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., was an American country music/folk singer-songwriter and folk rock musician.

He was one of the most popular acoustic artists of the 1970s in terms of record sales, recording and releasing around 300 songs, of which about 200 were composed by him.

Academy of Country Music
1974 Album of the Year - "Back Home Again"
American Music Awards
1975 Favourite Pop/Rock Male Artist
1976 Favourite Country Album - "Back Home Again" , Favourite Country Male Artist
Country Music Association
1975 Entertainer of the Year , Song of the Year - "Back Home Again"
Emmy Award: 1975 Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special - "An Evening With John Denver"
Grammy Awards: 1997 Best Musical Album For Children - "All Aboard!"
1998 Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Take Me Home, Country Roads"
Inducted in 1996 Songwriters Hall of Fame

Other recognition
Poet Laureate of Colorado, 1977
People’s Choice Award, 1977
Ten Outstanding Young Men of America, 1979
Carl Sandburg’s People’s Poet Award, 1982
NASA Public Service Medal, 1985
Albert Schweitzer Music Award, 1993
"Rocky Mountain High" declared state song of Colorado, 2007

 

A Baby Just Like You

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Annie's Song

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Back Home Again

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Blackbird Fly Lyrics
Calypso Lyrics
Farewell Andromeda Lyrics
Fire & Rain Lyrics
Follow Me Lyrics
For Baby (For Bobbie) Lyrics
Grandma's Feathered Bed Lyrics
I'm Sorry Lyrics
Leaving On A Jet Plane Lyrics
Like A Sad Song Lyrics
 Mr Bojangles Lyrics
Music Is You Lyrics
My Sweet Lady Lyrics
Poems, Prayers, and Promises Lyrics
Puff, the Magic Dragon Lyrics
Rocky Mountain High Lyrics
Rocky Mountain Suite (Cold Nights in Canada) Lyrics
Some Days Are Diamonds Lyrics
Sunshine On My Shoulders Lyrics
Sweet Surrender Lyrics
Take Me Home Country Roads Lyrics
Thank God I'm A Country Boy Lyrics
The Eagle and The Hawk Lyrics
The Flower That Shattered The Stone Lyrics
The Gift You Are Lyrics
This Old Guitar Lyrics
Today Lyrics
You Fill Up My Senses Lyrics
You’re So Beautiful Lyrics
   
Fly Away with Olivia Newton John Lyrics
Perhaps Love with Placido Domingo Lyrics
Wild Montana Skies with EmmyLou Harris Lyrics
   

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