♬The Music Minute♬
Free Music From John Denver from Freegal
Originally born John Deutschendorf, John Denver became a very popular folk and pop singer in the 1970‘s. He sang of love, the beauty of nature, and making a simple life. Freegal, the free and legal music service provided by the Beauregard Parish Library has many albums of John Denver.
“Annie’s Song” (You fill up my senses...)- a beautiful love song that compares his love for his wife to the beauties of nature such as a night in the forest, the mountains in springtime, a walk in the rain, a storm in the dessert, a sleepy blue ocean
“Rocky Mountain High”-a song about a man who left behind his old life and while everything is not all roses he now enjoys the beautiful Colorado mountains and being high on life
“Thank God I’m a Country Boy”- a song about the virtues of a simple life and being grateful with what you have whether you understand the great mysteries of life or not
“Take Me Home Country Roads”, “Back Home Again”-songs about going home and appreciating everything about it
“Sunshine On My Shoulders”-a simple song about looking at sunshine and the beauty of nature and wishing you the happiness of noticing and feeling the simple things in life
“Sweet Surrender”-a song about having no direction in life, without a clue to the future or an understanding of your past, but guided by a higher being and so trying to live a simple life and just living as the animals do, trusting in their existence and future and their higher purpose
“Calypso”- a song written in tribute to Jacques Cousteau, a man who explored the beauties and wonders of the ocean and brought them all into our living rooms on TV
“Fly Away”-sung with Olivia Newton-John, a song about a sad girl whose dreams have crumbled and is lonely and who just wants to fly away from her life and everything
“This Old Guitar”-a song about what his music has meant to him, bringing him love, laughter, friendship and his living, and bringing others cheer and keeping him from loneliness
“Love Is Everywhere”-an upbeat cheery song about believing in good things happening and creating your own happiness
“Some Days Are Diamonds”-a later hit in the 80’s about some days being good, some bad
John Denver also did a children’s album, All Aboard! And several live albums and Christmas albums. John Denver also guest starred on Doris Day Today, a TV special with skits and music (yes,the library owns it).
✿Remember you have 5 free downloads a week and 3 free hours of commercial-free streaming music a day.
Posted Monday July 25, 2016 08:00am