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John Denver

Sweet Surrender

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  • 1975
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“Sweet Surrender” is the title of a popular song by the American singer-songwriter John Denver. It was originally recorded for his 1974 album Back Home Again, but was chosen as the lead single from the concert album An Evening with John Denver. “Sweet Surrender” reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 1975, remaining in the Top 40 for eight weeks. It also rose to #1 on the adult contemporary chart, Denver’s fourth song to reach the top on this survey (following “Sunshine on My Shoulders”, “Annie’s Song” and “Back Home Again”). Following a theme common to many of Denver’s songs, the lyrics to “Sweet Surrender” deal with a journey of self-exploration tied to themes of nature and environment. The single version of “Sweet Surrender” has yet to... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Like a fish in the water, like a bird in the air ... Sweet, sweet surrender, live, live without care ... There's a spirit that guides me, a light that shines for me

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