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During Phase 2, the Beauregard Parish Library is open with limited hours and limited services. Additional details can be seen here. Within those limitations, further closures may become necessary on short notice due to staff shortages. We will update our social media accounts in those instances. Patrons are also welcome to call 337-463-6217 x 0 during the DeRidder branch's open hours for the most recent updates on branch openings. Computer use is limited and by appointment only. Patrons can schedule appointments online here or by calling 337-463-6217 or in-person by asking a library clerk. Appointments are set at 45-minute intervals. No consecutive appointments for 1 person.

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♬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.

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