John Denver (album)

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John Denver
John Denver album cover.jpg
Studio album by John Denver
Released January 1979
Recorded 1978
Label RCA
Catalog Number AQL1-3075
Producer Milton Okun
Assistant Producer
Kris O'Connor
John Denver chronology
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John Denver
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

John Denver is the 13th album by American singer-songwriter John Denver released in January 1979. It contains a live version of "Berkley Woman" which was found in its original studio version on Farewell Andromeda.

This album was re-released in 1998 with bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by John Denver unless otherwise noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Downhill Stuff" - 3:32
  2. "Sweet Melinda" (Steve Gillette, Dave Mackechnie) - 2:27
  3. "What’s on Your Mind" - 4:26
  4. "Joseph and Joe" - 3:37
  5. "Life Is So Good" - 1:56
  6. "Berkeley Woman" (Bryan Bowers) - recorded live during John Denver’s spring tour of 1978; the only live track on the album - 4:10

Side two[edit]

  1. "Johnny B. Goode" (Chuck Berry) - 3:02
  2. "You’re So Beautiful" - 3:09
  3. "Southwind" (Herb Pedersen) - 3:27
  4. "Garden Song" (David Mallett) - 2:38
  5. "Songs of…" - 5:23

Personnel and album dedication[edit]

Original album artwork gave the following album dedication:
“I would like to dedicate this album to the musicians and the singers.”
“Hal Blaine – James Burton – Emory Gordy, Jr. – Glen D. Hardin – Jim Horn – Herb Pedersen – Renee Armand-Horn – Denny Brooks – Danny Wheetman”

Re-release in 1998 with bonus tracks[edit]

The John Denver album was re-released in 1998 with five bonus tracks. These tracks were originally released in 1970 as Side 1 of the “Whose Garden Was This” album.
All songs by John Denver unless otherwise noted.

Bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Tremble If You Must" (Paul Potash)
  2. "Sail Away Home"
  3. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" (Robbie Robertson)
  4. "Mr. Bojangles" (Jerry Jeff Walker)
  5. "I Wish I Could Have Been There (Woodstock)"


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