March 20, 2015

Happy First Day of Spring!

Doris Day & John Denver sing “Sunshine Medley” from “Doris Day Today” (1975), including Walkin’ In The Sunshine / You Are The Sunshine Of My Life/ Sunshine, Lollipops, & Rainbows / You Are My Sunshine / Sunshine On My Shoulders / Walkin’ In The Sunshine.

March 12, 2015

“Take Me Home, An Autobiography” Now Available

John Denver’s Autobiography, “Take Me Home,” was published in 1994 and later released as an audio book on CD read by John himself. The book in all formats has been out of print for some years, but it’s now available in paperback,  digital audio download, and Kindle versions.

Get “Take Me Home, an Autobiography” now:
Paperback from Amazon’s CreateSpace print-on-demand HERE
Audio book digital download from Audible.com HERE
Amazon Kindle version available HERE

March 6, 2015

John Denver: Country Boy Airing on PBS in March

We’re pleased to announce that PBS will air “John Denver: Country Boy” in March, check your local listings at http://www.pbs.org/tvschedules.

The documentary, premiered on BBC Four in 2013 in recognition of what would have been Denver’s 70th birthday. The one-hour film features interviews with many important figures who knew Denver best, including his widow Annie Denver, producer Milton Okun, manager Jerry Weintraub, musicians James Burton and Paul Prestopino, and many others.

“Country Boy” will also be available on DVD as a thank-you gift for PBS’ pledge drive. Also available as a PBS thank-you is “All of My Memories: The John Denver Collection.” On November 4th, 2014, Legacy Recordings released”All of My Memories: The John Denver Collection.” This deluxe 90-song, 4-CD box set, representing virtually every one of the studio and live albums Denver recorded in his lifetime, encompasses hit singles and signature album tracks, demos, promotional rarities, limited edition and private pressings, and a total of six previously unreleased tracks. The set is truly a comprehensive overview of his more than three decades of recording.

February 26, 2015

John Denver Audio Commentary Album Now on Spotify

Hear John Denver’s insights on songwriting and some of his most popular songs as part of a new audio commentary album featuring select tracks from ALL OF MY MEMORIES: THE JOHN DENVER COLLECTION, available now on Spotify, CLICK HERE to launch the Spotify player and listen.

All Of My Memories is available now on @Amazon http://smarturl.it/JD_AOMM_amzn

February 9, 2015

The official John Denver Facebook page has passed one million Facebook likes! Thanks to all of you for helping keep John Denver’s memory and music alive.

January 28, 2015

Flying For Me – Remembering the Space Shuttle Challenger

Remembering those affected by the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster 29 years ago today. John was inspired by the astronauts aboard and teacher Christa McAuliffe to write the song “Flying For Me.” Here he sings the song with an introduction about the writing of the song:

 

 

December 31, 2014

Happy Birthday John Denver

On the 71st anniversary of John Denver’s birth, we wish you all a Happy New Year! It’s cold in the Rocky Mountains, so this one comes time mind today:

October 31, 2014

JOHN DENVER’s RECORDING CAREER CELEBRATED ON NEW BOX SET, ALL OF MY MEMORIES: THE JOHN DENVER COLLECTION

The deluxe 90-song, 4-CD box set is first comprehensive multi-label overview to span 1964 to 1997, including six previously unreleased tracks, demos, promo rarities, live performances, limited edition and private pressings, and more featuring special guests: the Mitchell Trio, Olivia Newton-John, Sylvie Vartan, Placido Domingo, Emmylou Harris, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the Muppets, and others.

This box set will be available everywhere November 4, 2014, through RCA/Legacy, and is available for pre-order now at Amazon.com.

Get an exclusive first listen of John Denver’s unissued track “Rhymes and Reasons” from ‘All Of My Memories: The John Denver Collection’ on USA TODAY.

 

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October 24, 2014

Stream the John Denver Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Live

At 11:30 PDT on Friday, October 24, 2014, John Denver will be posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stream the ceremony live below.

October 16, 2014

John Denver to be Postumously Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Ceremony Ties With The Release of All Of My Memories: The John Denver Collection Box Set and an Exhibition of Denver’s Photography at Substrate Gallery in Hollywood

The Hollywood Chamber is proud to announce that the late John Denver will be honored posthumously with the 2,531st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. PDT.

The star will be located at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard. “We are proud to honor one of America’s singing icons who has been missed for many years. Luckily for us we have his amazing music to remember him by,” stated Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Leron Gubler. Helping Gubler to unveil the star in the category of Recording will be Denver’s children, Zak Deutschendorf and Jesse Belle Denver, who will accept the honor on behalf of the family. The Band Trampled by Turtles will be performing an acoustic version of Denver’s song “Annie’s Song. The band is in town for their performance that evening at the Fonda Theatre the evening of the star ceremony.

In celebration of John Denver’s recording career, a new Box set titled All of My Memories: The John Denver Collection will be released on November 4, through RCA/Legacy Recordings, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment. The deluxe 90-song, 4 CD set box set is a first comprehensive multi-label overview to span 1964 to 1997, including six previously unreleased tracks, demos, promo rarities, live performances, limited edition and private pressings, and more. Special guest performers include the Mitchell Trio, Olivia Newton-John, Sylvie Vartan, Placido Domingo, Emmylou Harris, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the Muppets and others.

Among Denver’s many gifts, he was a talented photographer. “Sweet, Sweet Life: The Photographic Works of John Denver” represents a chance for the world to experience life as John Denver lived it. Throughout his lifetime, Denver captured thousands of images as he traveled across the globe, spreading his message of peace, love, and conservation. Through his mastery of composition, lighting, and the decisive moment, Denver became an accomplished photographer. Substrate Gallery in Hollywood is proud to present over 40 never-before-seen photographs of distinction from the celebrated musician from October 24th to November 23rd. The Gallery will be showing and selling limited editions of Denver’s personal photography, as curated by representatives of The John Denver Estate and Ramses Granados from the Substrate Fine Art Gallery. The public is invited to join in on taking a rare and unique look into the artist’s life, mind and heart!