BRIAN & ANGELA

JOHN DENVER ~ POET & COUNTRY SINGER ~ A ROLLING ACROSTIC



 

JOHN DENVER & HIS LOVELY WIFE ANNIE

 

JOHN DEVER ~ Great Poet & Country Singer

Over 300 tracks ~ 200 of which were writen by

HIMSELF ! Unique Sound & Subjects

No wonder He sold over 33 million records !

 

Demur and introspective in His acoustic style ~ He

Enjoyed WORLDWIDE acceptance and by ALL AGES !

New songs every Year from 1970 to 1995.

VERY LOVELY WIFE ANNIE ~ He wrote ANNIES SONG 

Each record was about Life & Love and the ENVIRONMENT

Rocky Mountain High ~ Country Roads are Country Classics !

 

Thanks for visiting Comments Welcome ~ Country Love BRIAN XOX 

 

  

JOHN DENVER ~ Poet ~ Country Singer ~ Philianthropist Over 300 tracks ~ 200 of which he wrote Himself ~ Unique Sound & Subject No wonder he sold over 33 MILLION records !   Demure and straightforward in his style ~ He  Enjoyed Worldwide appeal ~ and by all ages ! New Songs every year from 1970 ~ 1995 Very Lovely Wife ANNIE ~ for whom he wrote ANNIES SONG Every recording was about Life & Love & the Beauty of The America Rockies Rocky Mountain High ~ Take me Home Country Roads ~ AWESOME !   Thanks for visiting ~ comments welcome ~ Love BRIAN XOX   JOHN DENVER was born in ROSWELL NEW MEXICO in 1943. His Dad was in the AIR FORCE and they moved round a lot so he became shy and introspective. He spent a lot of time in the Forests & Hills which is reflected in his music. He studied Architecture @  Texas University but dropped out to concentrate on Music singing with Close Harmony Groups in the 1960's. He went solo in 1969 and his first Album for RCA VICTOR sold 20 million copies. It included his great hit FLYING ON A JET PLANE. He married his Wife ANNIE in 1967 and they adopted two Children. He loved Sking ~ Golf and He was a a keen Aviator. He was a Philantropist and supported Conservation and the Plight of the American Indian. He changed his name to John Denver ~ Capital of his beloved COLORADO. He lived in ASPEN COLORADO most of his life. He died testing an Experimental Plane in 1997 ~ He was only 53. RIP ~ JOHN   

Comments7

  • Goldfinch60

    Very true he was a great singer. With Annies song a colleague of mine and I would whistle it in harmony while we were in the office.

    • BRIAN & ANGELA

      THANKS ANDY ~ Whistling @ Work. Brings back memories. When I worked in an Industrial lab we had a Welsh Boss who encouraged us to Sing @ Work ! We were all from LIVERPOOL so we could all sing along in harmony like a BARBERS SHOP GROUP ! Less SAFETY ~ more HEALTH ! Yours BRIAN ~ Angela sends her love to JOYCE XXXX

    • Fay Slimm.

      John Denver had everything country music could ask for - a lovely read Brian - you always seem to touch on my favourite singers and numbers so thank you.

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        Thanks FAY ~ My parents tell me that when some of the 60's SINGERS like JIM REEVES had disappeared JOHN DENVER came in ~ in the 70's ~ like a breath of fresh air and most of his songs charted in the UK ! Pleased you enjoyed it ~ songs do bring back memories ! Yours as always BRIAN.

      • orchidee

        I'm gonna get all sensitive - it don't take much to do that sometimes! A lovely write and tribute B&A.
        A pity Fido is insensitive. Well he isn't really. He is extra-hyped up to sniff out anything swoony, or not marked 18+ if it should be. Woof! Not now Fido, not for this poem! lol.

        • BRIAN & ANGELA

          Thanks UNCLE STEVE ~ Pleased you liked it. JOHN's songs are very catchy & catchable which is why they always got in the TOP 10 and people sang them in the Street. Excellent Poetry and simple tunes (like the BEATLES !) which is why they are memorable ! Yours BRIAN

        • orchidee

          Bit more - you got me humming Annie's Song more often now. There's a danger I will actually sing it. Meoowwooo! heehee. Gives me goose-bumps, not swoony ones though!

        • Michael Edwards

          Always been a favourite in our house - thanks Brian for the post

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            THANKS UNCLE MIKE ~ Pleased you enjoyed it ! What is there NOT to like. about JOHN and his Music ! Yours BRIAN.

          • Laura

            Caro Amico Brian,
            Una poesia molto carina!
            John is an all American favorite... especially to the older generation! I do enjoy his songs and his dedicated love to Annie! Thank you for this wonderful share!
            Abbracci e Baci...
            ~Laura~

            • BRIAN & ANGELA

              CAIO LAURA : Grazie per tu commento ! JOHN DENVER had the common touch : he was the (COW)BOY next door and wrote & sang straight to our HEARTS as well as our MINDS. He was more interested in People & Good Causes than Money or Fame and often donated his Royalties to Hunger Causes : Combatting the NRA & Guns and Conservation. He died much too young (53) and the World lost a great Philanthropist. Abbracci e Baci con Amore : Brian ed Angela XOXOX

              • Laura

                I totally agree with you, mio Caro Amico!

              • FineB

                Hi Brian and Angela,

                An excellent poem and tribute to John Denver.

                A fascinating, inspirational and interesting man.

                I saw the Chad Lowe TV film on the life of John Denver a very good film.

                Keep writing
                FineB



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