John Denver Greatest Hits

John Denver — Greatest Hits

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150-Gram Black Vinyl LP

John Denver’s Greatest Hits was originally released in late 1973 for the holiday shopping season. The collection includes material from his earlier days as a songwriter [going back to 1965 on “For Baby (For Bobbie)”] to his later hits, including “Rocky Mountain High.” Greatest Hits is important historically because it contained new, revisionist recordings of several songs. Notable new versions included “Leaving On A Jet Plane,” “Starwood In Aspen,” “Follow Me,” “Rhymes And Reasons,” “The Eagle And The Hawk,” “Sunshine On My Shoulders” and “Poems, Prayers, And Promises.” Denver explained this himself in the liner notes by saying that he had picked the numbers most requested at his concerts, but that “I felt that some of these songs had grown a bit, that I am singing better than I was four or five years ago, and that I would like to treat some of the songs a little differently than I had in the original recordings.

Released: 1/18/19

Label: Sony Legacy

Variant: 150-Gram

Format: LP Reissue

  1. Starwood In Aspen (3:10)
  2. For Baby (For Bobbie) (2:56)
  3. Follow Me (2:56)
  4. Rhymes And Reasons (3:11)
  5. Leaving, On A Jet Plane (4:04)
  6. Take Me Home, Country Roads (3:08)
  7. Goodbye Again (3:37)
  8. Poems, Prayers And Promises (4:34)
  9. The Eagle And The Hawk (Live) (2:14)
  10. Rocky Mountain High (4:43)
  11. Sunshine On My Shoulders (5:10)