Higher Ground is the 20th album by American singer-songwriter John Denver. Released in September 1988, it was his first on the Windstar label and his final album of the 1980s. It was recorded at Denver's private studio in Snowmass, Colorado, with the exception of "For You" and the didjeridu part in "Sing Australia." These were recorded in Sydney, Australia.
All tracks composed by John Denver; except where indicated
- "Higher Ground" (Denver, Lee Holdridge, Joe Henry)
- "Homegrown Tomatoes" (Guy Clark)
- "Whispering Jesse"
- "Never A Doubt"
- "Deal With The Ladies"
- "Sing Australia"
- "A Country Girl In Paris"
- "For You"
- "All This Joy" (Denver, Glen D. Hardin)
- "Falling Leaves (The Refugees)"
- "Bread & Roses" (Mimi Fariña, Jim Oppenheim)
- "Alaska & Me"
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- John Denver - guitar, vocals
- James Burton - guitar
- Glen D. Hardin - piano
- Richard Mellick - piano, "For You"
- Jerry Scheff - bass
- Lee Holdridge - string arrangements
- Danny Wheatman - mandolin, fiddle, harmonica
- Christy O'Leary - uilleann pipes
- Arthur Lazenby - banjo
- Alf Clausen - string arrangements
- Strings Plus - orchestra
- Jim McGillveray - percussion
- Charlie McMahon - didjeridu