Aerie (album)

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John Denver Aerie album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1971
GenreFolk music
LabelRCA Records
ProducerMilton Okun
John Denver chronology
Poems, Prayers & Promises
Rocky Mountain High
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]
The Village VoiceD[2]

Aerie is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter John Denver. It debuted on the Billboard 200 album charts on December 4, 1971, hitting #75.

The song "The Eagle and the Hawk" was the title theme music to an ABC documentary of the same title starring both Denver and noted conservationist Morlan Nelson. This documentary is in storage at ABC, but it has not been repeated nor released by ABC. Denver's piloting skills in sail planes was shown.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."Starwood in Aspen"John Denver3:04
3."Casey's Last Ride"Kris Kristofferson4:55
4."City of New Orleans"Steve Goodman3:16
5."Friends with You"3:22
6."60 Second Song for a Bank, with the Phrase "May We Help You Today?""Denver1:03
Side two
1."Blow Up Your TV (Spanish Pipe Dream)"John Prine2:21
2."All of My Memories"Denver4:55
3."She Won't Let Me Fly Away"Danoff3:40
4."Readjustment Blues"Danoff4:50
5."The Eagle and the Hawk"
  • Denver
  • Mike Taylor



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  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (January 20, 1972). "Consumer Guide (23)". The Village Voice. Retrieved November 27, 2016.