Saturday, June 01, 2013

'The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver'

Thank goodness for recorded music because John Denver is still here even 15 years after he died. The latest release is a compilation of JD music by a variety of artists with covers of some of Denver's most popular songs, artists who include Charlottesville's own Dave Matthews. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Wilderness Society in Denver's name.

Filmmaker Justin Kreutzmann interviewed a number of the artists and produced a video that can be seen at

Songs and artists for "The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver:"

"Leaving, on a Jet Plane" by My Morning Jacket
"Take Me To Tomorrow" by Dave Matthews
"All of My Memories" by Kathleen Edwards
"Prisoners" by J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten
"Sunshine On My Shoulders" by Train
"Back Home Again" by Old Crow Medicine Show
"This Old Guitar" by Lucinda Williams
"Some Days are Diamonds" by Amos Lee
"Rocky Mountain High" by Allen Stone
"Annie's Song" by Brett Dennen and Milow
"Looking For Space" by Evan Dando
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" by Brandi Carlile and Emmylou Harris
"Eagle and the Hawk" by Blind Pilot
"I Guess He'd Rather Be In Colorado" by Mary Chapin Carpenter
"Darcy Farrow" by Josh Ritter and Barnstar
"Wooden Indian" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

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