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John Denver - Sunshine on My Shoulder

5 February 2012



Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer/songwriter, activist, and humanitarian. After growing up in numerous locations with his military family, Denver began his music career in folk music groups in the late 1960s. His greatest commercial success was as a solo singer. Throughout his life Denver recorded and released approximately 300 songs, about 200 of which he composed. He performed primarily with an acoustic guitar and sang about his joy in nature, his enthusiasm for music, and relationship trials. Denver's music appeared on a variety of charts including country & western, the Billboard Hot 100, and adult contemporary, in all earning him 12 gold and 4 platinum albums with his signature songs "Sunshine on My Shoulders", "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Leaving on a Jet Plane", "Rocky Mountain High", "Annie's Song" and "Calypso". he aint everyone's cup of tea but
still a great musician & song writer and to and still one of the greats of music here we present John Denver with SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDER Enjoy

Birth nameHenry John Deutschendorf, Jr.
BornDecember 31, 1943
Roswell, New Mexico
DiedOctober 12, 1997 (aged 53)
(53 years, 285 days)
Pacific Grove, California
GenresCountryfolk, pop
OccupationsSinger-songwriter,InstrumentalistRecord producerComposerActivist,Actor
InstrumentsVocalsguitarpiano,keyboardsviolin
Years active1962–1997
LabelsMercuryRCABMGWindstar,Sony Wonder
Associated actsThe John Denver BandThe Back Porch MajorityThe New Christy MinstrelsChad Mitchell TrioThe MuppetsOlivia Newton-JohnPlácido Domingo,Emmylou HarrisJohnny Cash,Tina TurnerGlen Campbell
Websitehttp://www.johndenver

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