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John Denver: Country Boy

Documentary exploring the private life and public legacy of John Denver, America's original country boy. With exclusive accounts from those closest to him, the man behind the music is revealed in an intimate profile in his 70th birthday anniversary year.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 3 Mar 2018 02:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • John Denver

    Rocky Mountain High

    • A Song's Best Friend - The Very Best of John Denver.
    • RCA/BMG.
  • 00:07

    The Chantays

    Pipeline

  • Peter, Paul & Mary

    Leaving on a Jet Plane

    • Peter Paul and Mary - Carry It On.
    • Warner Bros UK.
  • John Denver

    Take Me Home, Country Roads

    • A Song's Best Friend - The Very Best of John Denver.
    • RCA/BMG.
  • John Denver

    Starwood in Aspen

    • John Denver's Greatest Hits.
    • RCA Records.
  • John Denver

    I'd Rather be a Cowboy

    • John Denver - Farewell Andromeda.
    • RCA Records.
  • James Galway

    Annie's Song

    • James Galway Plays Songs for Annie.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK.
  • John Denver

    Sunshine on My Shoulders

    • A Song's Best Friend - The Very Best of John Denver.
    • RCA/BMG.
  • John Denver

    I'm Sorry

    • John Denver Love Songs & Poetry.
    • CAMDEN.
  • John Denver

    Like a Sad Song

    • A Song's Best Friend - The Very Best of John Denver.
    • RCA/BMG.
  • John Denver

    Poems, Prayers and Promises

    • John Denver's Greatest Hits.
    • RCA Records.

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Steve Freer
Director Steve Freer
Executive Producer Siobhan Logue

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