John Denver

John Denver Sings
12/66 [UK: N/A]
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Side One
Here, There And Everywhere Lennon-McCartney 2:35
Ann Wheeler 2:20
Babe, I Hate To Go (Leaving On A Jet Plane) Denver 3:11
When I Was A Cowboy Lead Belly 1:46
Yesterday Lennon-McCartney 2:15
Blues My Naughty Morgan 2:36
Side Two
What's That I Hear? Phil Ochs 3:06
And I Love Her Lennon-McCartney 3:10
When Will I Be Loved Everly 1:49
Darcy Farrow Gillette 3:33
Minor Swing Reinhardt 2:14
In My Life Lennon-McCartney 1:51
Farewell Party Connelley-Gibson 1:58
John Denver-vocals, twelve-string guitar
Paul Prestopino-bass, banjo (Ann), guitar (Minor Swing)
Bob Hefferan-lead guitar, tambourine, banjo
Jacob Ander-bass (Minor Swing)
§Cover Photos-Bob Greene
Produced by: John Denver

Note: Dedicated to Milk Okum. 250 made for friends. RCA reissued in 2012

Philadelphia Folk Festival(8/24, 25/68)
Philadelphia Folk Festival(8/23/69)
Daydream / I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
Denver (2:52) / Taylor (3:39)
RCA Victor 74-0275, 10/69

Leaving On A Jet Plane / Jimmy Newman
Denver (3:37) / Paxton (2:17)
RCA SPS-45-217, 10/69

DJ Promo only

Rhymes & Reasons
RCA Victor LSP-4207
10/69 BB [UK: 6/73]
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Side One
The Love Of The Common People Hurley-Wilkins 4:05
Catch Another Butterfly Williams 2:30
Daydream Denver 2:52
The Ballad Of Spiro Agnew Paxton 0:14
Circus Denver-Johnson -
When I'm Sixty-Four Lennon-McCartney 2:37
The Ballad Of Richard Nixon - 0:07
Rhymes & Reasons Denver 3:12
Side Two
Yellow Cat Fromholz 2:52
Leaving On A Jet Plane Denver 3:37
(You Dun Stomped) My Heart Williams 2:45
My Old Ma Walker 4:33
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free Dallas-Taylor 3:47
Today Is The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life (Sugacity) Garvey-Garvey 2:11
John Denver-guitar, vocals, arranger
Paul Prestopino-guitar, autoharp, mandolin
Eric Weissberg-banjo, steel guitar
Paul Griffin-keyboards
Stan Free-organ
Russ Savakus-bass guitar
Herbie Lovelle-drums
Teddy Sommer-drums
George Marge-baritone saxophone
Albert Richmond-French horn
Marvin Stamm-flute, trumpet
§Cover Photo-uncredited
Produced by: Milton Okun


Sticky Summer Weather / Anthem—Revelation
Denver (3:34) / Denver (2:00)
RCA Victor 74-0305, 1/70

Follow Me / Isabel
Denver (2:27) / Denver (3:20)
RCA Victor 74-0332, 3/70


Take Me To Tomorrow
RCA Victor LSP-4278
4/70 BB [UK: 7/73]
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Side One
Take Me To Tomorrow Denver 2:55
Isabel Denver 3:20
Follow Me Denver 2:27
Forest Lawn Paxton 2:36
Aspenglow Denver 2:40
Amsterdam Brel-Shuman 3:31
Side Two
Anthem-Revelation Denver 2:00
Sticky Summer Weather Denver 3:34
Carolina In My Mind Taylor 2:40
Jimmy Newman Paxton 2:17
Molly Rose 3:45
John Denver-guitars, vocals
Russ Savakus-bass (except as noted)
Herb Lovelle-drums (except as noted)
Paul Griffin-organ, piano, celesta (Aspenglow), calliope (Molly)
Paul Prestopino-lead guitar, dobro, autoharp
Stan Free-organ, piano, accordion (Amsterdam)
Marvin Stamm-piccolo (Anthem-Revelation)
George Marge-English Horn (Sticky Summer Weather)
Joe Macho-bass (Take Me To Tomorrow, Anthem-Revelation)
Dennis Selwell-drums (Take Me To Tomorrow, Anthem-Revelation)
§Cover Photo-uncredited
Produced by: Milton Okun


Sail Away Home³ / I Wish I Could Have Been There (Woodstock)
Denver (2:55) / Denver (2:20)
RCA Victor 74-0376, 9/70

Whose Garden Was This / Mr Bojangles
Paxton (3:44) / Walker (4:36)
RCA Victor 74-0391, 10/70


Whose Garden Was This
RCA Victor LSP-4414
10/70 [UK: 7/73]
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Side One
Tremble If You Must Potash 1:22
Sail Away Home Denver 4:35
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Robertson 3:54
Mr Bojangles Walker 4:36
I Wish I Could Have Been There (Woodstock) Denver 2:30
Side Two
Whose Garden Was This Paxton 3:44
The Game Is Over Denver-Bourtayre-Bouchety 2:25
Eleanor Rigby Lennon-McCartney 3:11
Old Folks Brel-Blau-Shuman 4:51
   Golden Slumbers
   Sweet Sweet Life
   Tremble If You Must (Version II)
Jingle Bells Denver 1:06
John Denver-guitar, vocals
David Spinozza-electric guitar
Mike Taylor-guitar
Paul Griffin-keyboards
Russ Savakus-bass
Ted Sommer-drums
§Cover Photo-Dave Hecht
Produced by: John Denver, Milton Okun


Take Me Home, Country Roads / Poems, Prayers And Promises
Danoff-Denver-Nivert, (3:10) / Denver (4:04)
RCA Victor 74-0445, 3/71 T20

A-side as by John Denver With Fat City

Poems, Prayers & Promises
RCA Victor LSP-4499
4/71 T20 [UK: 5/73] #19
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Side One
Poems, Prayers And Promises Denver 4:04
Let It Be Lennon-McCartney 3:38
My Sweet Lady Denver 4:23
Wooden Indian† Denver 1:38
Junk McCartney 1:40
Gospel Changes† Williams 3:24
Side Two
Take Me Home, Country Roads† Danoff-Denver-Nivert 3:08
I Guess He'd Rather Be In Colorado Danoff-Nivert 2:07
Sunshine On My Shoulders Denver-Johnson-Kniss 5:10
Around And Around† Denver 2:16
Fire And Rain Taylor 3:44
The Box Lascelles 2:44
John Denver-vocals, guitar
Eric Weissberg-banjo, pedal steel guitar
Mike Taylor-guitar
Frank Owens-piano
Richard Kniss-bass
Gary Chester-drums
Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert (Fat City)-vocals†
§Cover Photo-uncredited
Produced by: Milton Okun


Friends With You / Starwood In Aspen
Danoff-Nivert (3:22) / Denver (3:04)
RCA Victor 74-0567, 10/71 BB


RCA Victor LSP-4607
11/71 BB [UK: 3/72]
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Side One
Starwood In Aspen Denver 3:04
Everyday Hardin-Petty 3:15
Casey's Last Ride Kristofferson 4:55
City Of New Orleans Denver-Goodman 3:16
Friends With You Danoff-Nivert 3:22
60 Second Song For A Bank, With The Phrase
   "May We Help You Today?"
Denver 0:63
Side Two
Blow Up Your TV (Spanish Pipe Dream) Prine 2:21
All Of My Memories Denver 4:55
She Won't Let Me Fly Away Danoff 4:55
Readjustment Blues Danoff 4:50
The Eagle And The Hawk Denver-Taylor 2:10
Tools Denver 1:37
John Denver-guitar, twelve-string guitar, vocals
Mike Taylor-guitar, dobro
Eric Weissberg-guitar, pedal steel guitar
Paul Prestopino-dobro
Dick Kniss-bass
Al Rogers, Gary Chester-percussion
Paul Griffin-piano, organ
Toots Thielemans-Harmonica
Eric Weissberg, John Denver, Steve Mandell-Bluegrass Chorus
Dick Kniss, Eric Weissberg, Gary Chester, John Denver, Keith Lane, Mike Taylor, Steve Mandell-Pops (Starwood In Aspen)
Gary Chester-Chair, Suitcase, & Ashcan, Suitcase
Andromeda Quasar-Matchbook
§Cover Design-Joe Stelmach; Photo-Pat Benson
Produced by: Milton Okun


11/24/71: Inn-Cognito, London
opened for Tom Paxton
John was the darling of TV (and his fan) and despised by rock "critics."
An avid pilot, John died in a crash on October 12, 1997.


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