Rhymes & Reasons (John Denver album)

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Rhymes & Reasons
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 14, 1969
StudioRCA Studios A and B
(New York City)
GenreFolk rock
LabelRCA Records
ProducerMilton Okun
John Denver chronology
John Denver Sings
Rhymes & Reasons
Take Me to Tomorrow
Singles from Rhymes & Reasons
  1. "Daydream[1]"
    Released: October 1969
  2. "Leaving, on a Jet Plane[2]"
    Released: October 1969
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [3]

Rhymes & Reasons is the first commercial studio album by the American singer-songwriter John Denver, released in October, 1969 by RCA Records. It was reissued on CD by Legacy Recordings in 2005.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."The Love of the Common People" 
2."Catch Another Butterfly"Mike Williams 
3."Daydream"John Denver 
4."The Ballad of Spiro Agnew"Tom Paxton 
6."When I'm Sixty-Four" 
7."The Ballad of Richard Nixon"Paxton 
8."Rhymes & Reasons"Denver 
Side two
1."Yellow Cat"Steven Fromholz 
2."Leaving, on a Jet Plane"Denver 
3."(You Dun Stomped) My Heart"Mason Williams 
4."My Old Man"Jerry Jeff Walker 
5."I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free"
6."Today Is the First Day of the Rest of My Life (Sugacity)"
  • Pat Garvey
  • Victoria Garvey



  1. ^ "John Denver - Daydream".
  2. ^ "John Denver - Leaving On A Jet Plane".
  3. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r5448
  4. ^ "legacyrecordings.com". Archived from the original on 2008-11-21.