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Studio album by John Denver
Released September 19, 1975
Recorded July 1975
Studio RCA's Music Center of the World, Hollywood, California
Genre Folk, country pop
Length 42:48
Label RCA
Producer Milton Okun
John Denver chronology
An Evening with John Denver
(1975)An Evening with John Denver1975
Rocky Mountain Christmas
(1975)Rocky Mountain Christmas1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone(mixed) [2]
The Village VoiceC–[3]

Windsong is the ninth studio album recorded by American singer-songwriter John Denver, which was released in September, 1975. Denver's popularity was at its peak by this time.

The album contained the songs "I'm Sorry" and "Calypso," which comprised a two-sided hit for Denver in the fall of 1975. "Looking for Space" was dedicated to Werner Erhard, "Two Shots" to Michael P. Shore and "Calypso" to Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau and all those who served on his ship, Calypso.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Denver; except where indicated

Side one[edit]

  1. "Windsong" (Denver, Joe Henry) – 3:57
  2. "Cowboy’s Delight" (Bob Carpenter, David James Holster) – 3:05
  3. "Spirit" (Denver, Joe Henry) – 3:33
  4. "Looking for Space" – 3:56
  5. "Shipmates and Cheyenne" (music: Denver, lyrics: Joe Henry) – 3:22
  6. "Late Nite Radio" (Bill Danoff, Taffy Danoff) – 2:44

Side two[edit]

  1. "Love Is Everywhere" (music: John Sommers, lyrics: John Denver, Joe Henry, Steve Weisberg, John Sommers) – 3:30
  2. "Two Shots" – 3:29
  3. "I'm Sorry" – 3:29
  4. "Fly Away" – 4:08
  5. "Calypso" – 3:32
  6. "Song of Wyoming" (Kent Lewis) – 3:19


  • Kris O'Connor - production assistance
  • Mickey Crofford - engineer
  • Acy Lehman - art direction
  • Albert MacKenzie Watson - cover photography

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1975 Billboard 200 1
Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart