As featured on The Essential John Denver. Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River. Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains, blowing like a breeze. Country roads, take me home to the place I belong.
Take Me Home, Country Roads", also known as "Take Me Home" or "Country Roads", is a song written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert, and John Denver about the state of West Virginia. It was released as a single performed by Denver on April 12, 1971, peaking at number 2 on Billboard's US Hot 100 singles for the week ending August 28, 1971. The song was a success on its initial release and was certified Gold by the RIAA on August 18, 1971, and Platinum on April 10, 2017.
First off, this is not John Denver singing. But it is the only place I have found Johan's last song, Yellostone, performed other than a brief YouTube video. The song, as you would expect, are Classic Denver, the singers a bit overwrought. I have everything by John Denver and was looking forwards to this. It lacks the soul and heart that John put into his music. Sounds more like a cheesy show at an amusement park.
On July 4, 1986, John Denver joined a star-studded celebration honoring the Statue of Liberty Centennial. The statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The Statue of Liberty is a figure of Libertas, a robed Roman liberty goddess. Declaration of Independence.
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Album Poems, Prayers & Promises. Take Me Home, Country Roads Lyrics. Almost heaven, West Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River Life is old there, older than the trees Younger than the mountains, growing like a breeze. Country roads, take me home To the place I belong West Virginia, mountain mamma Take me home, country roads. All my memories gather 'round her Miner's lady, stranger to blue water Dark and dusty, painted on the sky Misty taste of moonshine, teardrops in my eyes. Written By Taffy Nivert, Bill Danoff & John Denver.
No doubt his diehard fans-who tend to live in the country, not New York City-will be interested. But they may also be somewhat disappointed that the arrangements stray from Denver's country-folk sound. On the other hand, people who usually don't care for country or folk music may be surprised by how many of Denver's songs they like, at least the way they are performed in Almost Heaven