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John Denver Quiz

John Denver was an American singer-songwriter who was active from 1962 to 1997. 10 Questions.

 
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1

"Take Me Home, Country Roads" song, released in 1971 by John Denver, was number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It is also the theme song of which university?

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  • University Of Maryland
  • Texas Tech University
  • University Of Virginia
  • West Virginia University

2

This song was released as a single in 1973 by John Denver and it went to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1974. What is its title?

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  • "For Baby"
  • "Sunshine On My Shoulders"
  • "Rhymes And Reasons"
  • "Wild Montana Skies"

3

"Annie's Song" is a song written and recorded in 1974 by John Denver which went to number 1 on the Easy Listening chart and the UK. It is dedicated to?

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  • His wife
  • His best friend
  • His mother
  • His daughter

4

What is the title of this popular song, written and sung in 1974 by John Denver, which topped the adult contemporary chart for 2 weeks?

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  • "In A Far Away Land"
  • "Back Home Again"
  • "Calypso"
  • "The Wings That Fly Us Home"

5

"Rocky Mountain High", a folk rock song co-written and recorded in 1972 by John Denver, is one of 2 state songs of which US State?

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  • Montana
  • Virginia
  • Oklahoma
  • Colorado

6

John Denver's last number-one pop hit "I'm Sorry" reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Easy Listening charts. In which year was it released? (clue: MCMLXXV)

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  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

7

Which singer was on backup vocals for this 1975 song "Fly Away" written and performed by John Denver? (clue: "Grease" film actress)

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  • Karen Lynn Gorney
  • Olivia Newton John
  • Sutton Foster
  • Cassandra Delaney

8

"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" chart-topper song, released in 1975 by John Denver, was written by which of his musicians? (clue: Luther King's 1st name)

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  • John Martin Sommers
  • John Henry
  • Mike Taylor
  • Russell Powell

9

Released in 1970 by John Denver, what is the title of this lovely song?

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  • "Take Me To Tomorrow"
  • "Mother Nature's Son"
  • "Follow Me"
  • "The Eagle And The Hawk"

10

Finally, what is the title of this song written by John Denver in 1966 and most famously recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary?

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  • "Farewell Andromeda"
  • "Some Days Are Diamonds"
  • "Leaving On A Jet Plane"
  • "The Wings That Fly Us Home"

 

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