John Denver Rocky Mt High & More
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Here on this John Denver Rocky Mt High songs page you'll find a collection of demo samples and full lesson tutorials available along with several free chord sheets in pdf. format. 

John Denver Rocky Mt High

Dec 31st, 1943 – Oct 12th, 1997 (Age 53)

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John Denver Rocky Mt High & More
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1. Annie's Song

Annie's Song was a huge hit for JohnDenver when it was released in 1974 reaching #1 in the US, UK and Canada.

The track is from the album Back Home Again.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, A, Bm, A/Db, Bm/A, D/Gb, Em, A7, A7sus

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2. Baby You Look Good To Me Tonight

Baby You Look Good To Me Tonight is a track from the 1976 album Spirit.

The song however was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up 
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, Am, D, C, G6, Am/G, D7

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3. Back Home Again

Back Home Again is a single from the album of the same name which was released in 1974.

The song reached #1 in both Canada and the US.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, G, A7

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4. Fly Away

Fly Away is a track from the 1975 album Windsong and is a duet with the late Olivia Newton John.

The song was a #1 on one of the US charts and a #2 in Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: 1-2-3 up down up down up where 1-2-3 are notes within the chord
  • Picking: Yes a little
  • Chords: G, Am, D, Bm

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5. For Baby For Bobbie

For Baby For Bobbie is a track from the 1972 album Rocky Mountain High.

This track was never a single release.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, G, D

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6. Goodbye Again

Goodbye Again can be found on John Denver's Rocky Mountain High album from 1972.

The track was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: 1-2-3- up down up down up where 1-2-3 are arpeggio notes in the chord
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, D/Gb, Em, C, Am7, D7, Bm

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7. I'm Sorry

I'm Sorry can be found on the 1975 album Windsong.

This was a #1 hit for John Denver in the US and Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: 1-2-3 up down up down up where 1-2-3 are arpeggio notes in the chord
  • Picking: a little
  • Chords: G, Am, D7, C, D, D/Gb, Em, Em/D, C, G6

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8. Matthew

Matthew hails from the highly successful 1974 album Back Home Again.

This track was never a single release.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No 
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, Am, D7

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9. Poems Prayers & Promises

Poems Prayers & Promises is a track from the 1971 album of the sam name.

Several singles came off of this album which was his breakthrough album, but this track was never a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, G, A7, Bm, Em, Gbm, Dmaj7, A7sus

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10. Rocky Mountain High

Rocky Mountain High was released as a single from the album of the same name in 1972.

The song peaked at #3 in the US and #2 in Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: 2nd fret
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: D, Em, G, A, C

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11. Sunshine On My Shoulders

Sunshine On My Shoulders was a #1 hit in both Canada and the US back in 1973.

The track hails from the album Greatest Hits.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: 1-2- up down and repeat where 1-2 are arpeggio notes within the chord
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: G, C/G, Am, D, Bm

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12. Sweet Surrender

Sweet Surrender was a track from the 1974 album Back Home Again.

This song was never a single release.

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up bass up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, D7

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13. Tenderly Calling

Tenderly Calling is a 1991 song from the album Different Directions.

The song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes a little
  • Chords: C, G, Em, D, A7, Esus, B7, F

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14. This Old Guitar

This Old Guitar is another track on the 1974 album Back Home Again.

And this song was also never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root up down up root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: C, G, Am, Em, F, G6, Am/G

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