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John Denver: The Bitter End, New York NYC

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 12 April 1970

John Denver Spins Folk Spell In Bow At The Bitter End ...

John Denver: The Bitter End, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 3 July 1971

John Denver Shows Sensitivity and Style In Bitter End Songs ...

The Moody Blues, John Denver: Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 29 April 1972

MOODIES: HEROES AT THE POOL ...

John Denver: Carnegie Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Lillian Roxon, New York Daily News, 2 October 1972

Denver a Sweetie Pie ...

John Denver: Rocky Mountain High

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 26 October 1972

THERE HE IS on the screen of your color TV: blond, bespectacled, and peach-faced – the sight of him makes you want to adjust the ...

John Denver: Farewell Andromeda (RCA)

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 6 October 1973

Y'KNOW IT'S somehow comforting to know we've got a guy like John Denver to kick around. ...

John Denver: John Denver's Greatest Hits

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 11 April 1974

JOHN DENVER has a strong and tuneful tenor, a smilingly ingenuous persona both vocally and visually and a sense of purpose to his writing and ...

John Denver: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Wayne Robins, The Village Voice, 26 September 1974

John Denver? How about John Terre Haute? ...

John Denver: An Evening With John Denver (RCA)

Review by John Mendelsohn, Phonograph Record, March 1975

WITH THIS, the live album for which millions of Denver fans have been clamoring for a veritable eternity, John's election to the Playboy Jazz & ...

Singer-Songwriters: Back To The Roots!

Overview by Dave Laing, Melody Maker, 21 June 1975

In this exclusive extract from a major new rock book, The Electric Muse, Dave Laing investigates the post-Woodstock singer/songwriter syndrome, and charts the rise in ...

John Denver: Why I Made It

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 27 March 1976

WITH THE SUNSHINE on his shoulders and the mountain water in his veins, John Denver is an enigma surrounded by moonbeams, a v friendly postman ...

John Denver: What's The Poor Guy Ever Done?

Comment by Mick Houghton, Sounds, 3 April 1976

IT SEEMS as if you can't be complimentary about John Denver without adding some kickback remark to cover yourself. Take Grace Slick's reported comment a ...

John Denver: Palladium, London

Live Review by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 17 April 1976

WILL JOHN SWOOP down to the stage on the back of a pantomime Golden Eagle? Will his teeth be clean in time for the new ...

John Denver, the Starland Vocal Band: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 20 November 1976

NEW YORK: For better or worse, John Denver has changed people's lives. His concerts, in America if not elsewhere, are gatherings of almost religious intensity, ...

John Denver: Reflections (Songs Of Love & Life)

Sleeve and programme notes by Colin Escott, RCA Records, 1996

NO ONE WAS ever less ashamed of wearing their heart on their sleeve than John Denver. No one was ever less afraid to share moments ...

John Denver 1943-1997

Obituary by Mark Kemp, Rolling Stone, 13 November 1997

Country-pop star dies in plane crash ...

Various Artists: Take Me Home – A Tribute to John Denver

Review by Eric Weisbard, The Village Voice, 2 August 2000

A FEW YEARS back, King Kong's Ethan Buckler taught me the essentials of a good poem or lyric: "It must have three things: the visual, ...

Let Freedom Sing: Tipper Gore versus Twisted Sister

Retrospective by Jason Cohen, TV Guide, 20 April 2002

TIPPER GORE is showing way too much leg. The future second lady shimmies on both knees across a conference table, chest out, hips on a ...

School of Rock Study Guide: Singer-Songwriters

Guide by Barney Hoskyns, iTunes, October 2008

"WHERE DO YOU have left to go but in?" It was a question posed by Joni Mitchell, the brilliant Canadian blonde who specialized in intensely ...

see also Chad Mitchell Trio, The

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