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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Denver’s “I’m Sorry”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2019 - 11:33 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Denver’s “Thank God I’m A Country Boy”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 11:02 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Denver’s “Annie’s Song”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2019 - 8:57 am

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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Denver’s “Thank God I’m A Country Boy”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 11:02 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Denver’s “Sunshine On My Shoulders”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2019 - 9:32 am

Mountain Man – “Take Me Home, Country Roads” (John Denver Cover)

The Vermont-originating trio Mountain Man returned last year after an eight-year hiatus to gift us with their signature harmonizing and prairie croons on their sophomore…
Connor Duffey | February 26, 2019 - 11:30 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Peter, Paul & Mary’s “Leaving On A Jet Plane”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2018 - 12:40 pm

Stream John Denver’s Previously Unreleased Judy Collins Cover On The 20th Anniversary Of His Death

The John Denver Estate is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the singer-songwriter's death with a gift for fans. On Thursday, the estate will…
Gary Graff / Billboard | October 12, 2017 - 4:34 pm

Mountain Man – “Around And Around” (John Denver Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in 2010, the Vermont trio Mountain Man released the lovely, harmony-coated folk album Made The Harbor, which brought serious levels of bucolic charm. (When…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 11:04 am

J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten – “Prisoners” Video

J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten put a cover out of John Denver's "Prisoner" this year, and it now comes with this excellent Funny Or…
Miles Bowe | October 8, 2013 - 12:49 pm

J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten – “Prisoners” (John Denver Cover)

The perma-square '70s folkie John Denver might seem like an odd choice to get the tribute-album treatment. But the man wrote "Leaving On A Jet…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2013 - 9:26 am

My Morning Jacket – “Leaving On A Jet Plane” (John Denver Cover)

As a huge Mark Kozelek fan, I can't help but wonder how one goes about assembling a John Denver tribute album in 2013 and doesn't…
Michael Nelson | February 26, 2013 - 3:55 pm

Youth Lagoon Covers John Denver

Youth Lagoon covered John Denver's "Goodbye Again" for his Sirius XMU session, and the song, to an extent, reveals a touchpoint I hadn't noticed before.
Corban Goble | December 13, 2011 - 3:21 pm