is the 11th studio album by Spirit John Denver. It was released in August 1976. After the full-blown success of and its accompanying hit singles, this album began a downward chart trend for the singer, although he continued to have hits on the Windsong adult contemporary charts. This album was re-released with bonus tracks.
Track listing [ edit ]
Side one [ edit ]
"Come and Let Me Look in Your Eyes" (Denver, Joe Henry) - 3:47
"Eli's Song" (
Jack Williams) - 3:58 "Wrangle Mountain Song" (Denver) - 3:10
Steve Weisberg) - 3:10 "In the Grand Way" (John Sommers) - 3:39
Side two [ edit ]
Polka Dots and Moonbeams" ( Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 3:08 "It Makes Me Giggle" (Denver) - 3:16
"Baby, You Look Good to Me Tonight" (
Bill Danoff) - 2:45 "
Like a Sad Song" (Denver) - 3:41 "
San Antonio Rose" ( Bob Wills) - 2:40 "Pegasus" (Denver, Joe Henry) - 3:20
"The Wings That Fly Us Home" (Denver, Joe Henry) - 4:11
CD Bonus tracks [ edit ]
"Whose Garden Was This" (
Tom Paxton) "The Game Is Over" (Denver, Jean Pierre Bourtayre, Jean Marcel Bouchety)
Eleanor Rigby" ( John Lennon, Paul McCartney) "Old Folks" (
Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Cori, Eric Blau, Mort Shuman) Medley: "
Golden Slumbers" ( John Lennon, Paul McCartney); "Sweet Sweet Life" (Denver); "Tremble If You Must" (Paul Potash)
These bonus tracks were originally released in 1970 as Side 2 of the "
Whose Garden Was This" album.
Personnel [ edit ]
John Denver - guitars, vocals
Steve Weisberg - el. & acoustic guitars, dobro, pedal steel guitar
Hal Blaine - drums, percussion Richard "Dick" Kniss - bass
John Sommers - acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, vocals
All songs arranged by J. Denver, D. Kniss, S. Weisberg, J. Sommers and Hal Blaine
Lee Holdridge - Orchestral Arrangements and Conductor
Starland Vocal Band sings background vocals on "Baby, you look good to me tonight"
and "Polka Dots and Moonbeams"
Children's Choir on "Pegasus" from St. Mel's School, Woodland Hills, CA.
Milton Okun - Producer
Kris O'Connor - Asst. producer
Richard Simpson - Mastering Eng.
Mickey Crofford - Engineer
Artie Torgersen - Asst. Eng.
Lynne Morse - A & R Coordination
Jerry Weintraub - Personal management
Source: Notes on original "Spirit" Album Sleeve 1976 RCA Records, NY
References [ edit ]