John Denver ‎– A Song's Best Friend: The Very Best Of John Denver

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RCA ‎– 82876-60768-2, BMG ‎– 82876-60768-2
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1-1 John Denver Leaving, On A Jet Plane
Arranged By – John Denver, Milton OkunProducer – Milton OkunWritten-By – John Denver
1-2 John Denver Take Me Home, Country Roads
Producer – Milton OkunProducer [Production Assistant With] – Fat CityProducer [Production Assistant] – Jean KaplowWritten-By – Bill Danoff, John Denver, Taffy Nivert
1-3 John Denver Sunshine On My Shoulders
Arranged By – John Denver, Milton OkunArranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Lenny Niehaus*Conductor – Milton OkunProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Production Assistant] – Jean KaplowWritten-By – Dick Kniss, John Denver, Mike Taylor (7)
1-4 John Denver Poems, Prayers And Promises
Producer – Milton OkunProducer [Production Assistant] – Jean KaplowWritten-By – John Denver
1-5 John Denver The Eagle And The Hawk
Arranged By – John DenverArranged By [With] – Dick Kniss, Mike Taylor (7)Producer – Milton OkunWritten-By – John Denver, Mike Taylor (7)
1-6 John Denver Rocky Mountain High
Arranged By – John DenverArranged By [With] – Dick Kniss, Mike Taylor (7)Producer – Milton OkunWritten-By – John Denver, Mike Taylor (7)
1-7 John Denver Farewell Andromeda (Welcome To My Morning)
Arranged By [Strings Arranged By] – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-8 John Denver Annie's Song
Arranged By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-9 John Denver Back Home Again
Arranged By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-10 John Denver Sweet Surrender
Arranged By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-11 John Denver Thank God I'm A Country Boy
Producer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Martin Sommers*
1-12 John Denver I'm Sorry
Arranged By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-13 John Denver Calypso
Arranged By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-14 John Denver Fly Away
Producer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-15 John Denver Looking For Space
Producer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-16 John Denver Like A Sad Song
Producer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
1-17 John Denver My Sweet Lady
Producer – Milton OkunWritten-By – John Denver
1-18 Plácido Domingo* And John Denver Perhaps Love
Arranged By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgeProducer – Milton OkunWritten-By – John Denver
1-19 John Denver Shanghai Breezes
Producer – Barney Wyckoff, John DenverWritten-By – John Denver
1-20 John Denver With Emmylou Harris Wild Montana Skies
Executive-Producer – Milt Okun*Producer – Barney Wyckoff, John DenverWritten-By – John Denver
Disc 2 (Bonus)
2-1 John Denver Leaving, On A Jet Plane (Babe, I Hate To Go)
Producer – John DenverTechnician [Audio Restoration] – Ken RobertsonWritten-By – John Denver
2-2 John Denver The Weight
Arranged By – Milton OkunMixed By – Chris TheisProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Production Assistant] – Jan GoldhirschWritten-By – Robbie Robertson
2-3 John Denver Annie's Song
Mixed By – Chris TheisProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
2-4 John Denver Calypso
Mixed By – Chris TheisProducer – Milton OkunProducer [Assistant Producer] – Kris O'ConnorWritten-By – John Denver
2-5 John Denver Amsterdam (Live At London Palladium)
Written-By – Jacques Brel

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Track 1-1 Recorded May 29, 1969
Track 1-2 Recorded February 4, 1971
Tracks 1-3, 1-17 Recorded 1971
Track 1-4 Recorded February 9, 1971
Track 1-5 Recorded October 1971
Track 1-6 Recorded April 12, 1972
Track 1-7 Recorded March 1973
Track 1-8 Recorded March 8, 1974
Track 1-9 Recorded March 6, 1974
Track 1-10 Recorded March 9, 1974
Track 1-11 Recorded August 26, 1974
Tracks 1-12, 1-14 Recorded July 4, 1975
Tracks 1-13, 1-15 Recorded July 2, 1975
Track 1-16 Recorded May 13, 1976
Track 1-18 Recorded March 29, 1981
Track 1-19 Recorded December 1981
Track 1-20 Recorded March - April 1983
Track 2-1 Recorded at Goldstar Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA 1966
Track 2-2 Recorded June 2, 1970 Mixed at Sony Music Studios, NYC
Track 2-3 Recorded March 8, 1974 Mixed at Sony Music Studios, NYC
Track 2-4 Recorded July 2, 1975 Mixed at Sony Music Studios, NYC
Track 2-5 Recorded April 7, 1976
Mastering: at Sony Music Studios, NYC, 2004
Tracks 1-17 Mixed: at Sony Music Studios, NYC, 2004
Track 2-1 previously unreleased on CD
Track 2-2 previously unreleased
Tracks 2-3 and 4 previously unreleased acoustic mix
© 2004 BMG Music.

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This compilation ℗ & © 2004 BMG Music. Contains previously released material. Distributed by BMG Australia Limited. Made in Australia.

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Manufactured for and distributed by BMG Australia Limited.
This compilation ℗&© 2004 BMG Music.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text On Tray Insert): 8 28766 42682 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 0160572 82876642682/1 01 SMEA
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 0260572 82876642682/2 01 SMEA
  • Mastering SID Code (Discs 1 And 2): IFPI L681
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 6521
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 651D

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
82876-60764-2 John Denver Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits(CD, Comp, RM + CD, Bon + Comp) BMG Strategic Marketing Group, RCA 82876-60764-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
82876-60764-2 John Denver Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits(CD, Comp, RM + CD, RP, Bon + Comp) BMG Strategic Marketing Group, RCA 82876-60764-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
828766076424 John Denver Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits(CD, Comp, Promo) BMG Heritage 828766076424 US Unknown Sell This Version
none John Denver A Song's Best Friend - The Very Best Of John Denver(CDr, Comp, Promo) RCA none UK 2004 Sell This Version
82876-60764-2 John Denver Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits(CD, Comp + CD + Comp) RCA, BMG Strategic Marketing Group 82876-60764-2 US Unknown Sell This Version

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