John Denver Leaving on a Jet PlaneLeaving John Denver in a jet plane.
Army Air Forces pilots, often relocated, and it was hard for the introvert little kid to find mates.
In 1966, the agony of traveling led a 24-year-old Denver to "Babe, I Have to Go " (later named "Leaving on a Jet Plane") during a stay at Washington International Airports. It was first published on Denver's John Denver Sings recording session, but only became a big success in 1969 when its maker Milt Okun presented the songs Peter, Paul and Mary.
The author of the highly acclaimed "jetliner takeoff", Denver saw his solos change to fast gear. Denver became one of the most beloved bands of the 1970' s with tunes like "Take Me Home Country Roads", "Annie's Song", "Rocky Mountain High", "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" and "Sunshine on My Shoulders".
Henry John Deutschedorf, Jr., née in 1943 in Roswell, N.M., lived most of his adulthood in his much-loved Colorado constituency. In the course of his professional development Denver produced about 300 tracks and more than 33 million albums world-wide. Unfortunately, his carreer was interrupted when his two-seater plane went down near Monterey Bay, California, in 1997.
Posted and staged by John Denver.
This is John Denver: Travelling in a jet plane
At the end of the 1960s John Denver was part of two autograph groups, The Mitchell Trio and Denver, Boise & Johnson. The 12-track compilation contains published and unpublished tracks from Reprise Records between 1967 and 1968, among them the originals of "Leaving on a Jet Plane" and "Take Me to Tomorrow".
One of the most beloved acoustics performers of the 1970s, John Denver produced twelve golden and four gold plated album. Selling 33 million copies in the world.