Rocky Mountain High (album)

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Rocky Mountain High
Studio album by John Denver
Released September 15, 1972
Genre Folk rock
Label RCA
Producer Milton Okun
John Denver chronology
Aerie
(1971)
Rocky Mountain High
(1972)
Farewell Andromeda
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Rocky Mountain High is the sixth album released by American singer-songwriter John Denver in September 1972. It was his first US Top 10 album (no. 4), propelled by the single "Rocky Mountain High", and in addition reached no. 11 in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Rocky Mountain High" (Denver, Mike Taylor) — 4:37
  2. "Mother Nature's Son" (John Lennon/Paul McCartney) — 2:28
  3. "Paradise" (John Prine) — 2:13
  4. "For Baby (For Bobbie)" (Denver) — 2:57
  5. "Darcy Farrow" (Steve Gillette, Tom Campbell) — 4:22
  6. "Prisoners" (Denver) — 3:36

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Goodbye Again" (Denver) — 3:36
  2. "Season Suite: Summer" (Denver, Mike Taylor, Dick Kniss) — 2:51
  3. "Season Suite: Fall" (Denver, Mike Taylor, Dick Kniss) — 1:38
  4. "Season Suite: Winter" (Denver, Mike Taylor, Dick Kniss) — 1:36
  5. "Season Suite: Late Winter, Early Spring (When Everybody Goes To Mexico)" (Denver, Mike Taylor, Dick Kniss) — 4:00
  6. "Season Suite: Spring" (Denver, Mike Taylor, Dick Kniss) — 2:27

Personnel[edit]

  • John Denver — guitar, vocals, arrangements
  • Gary Chester — drums
  • Eric Weissberg — banjo, steel guitar
  • Bill Danoff, Martin Habib, Bruce Innes, Mike Kebluk, Taffy Nivert — vocals
  • Richard Kniss — bass, arranger
  • Frank Owens — piano
  • Paul Prestopino — guitar, autoharp
  • Mike Taylor — guitar

References[edit]