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John Denver

Take Me Home Country Roads

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1971
  • 1971
  • 1973
  • 2011
  • 1975
  • 1974

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“Take Me Home, Country Roads” is a song written by John Denver, Taffy Nivert, and Bill Danoff and initially recorded by John Denver. It was included on his 1971 breakout album Poems, Prayers and Promises; the single went to #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It became one of John Denver’s most popular and world-wide beloved songs, and is still very popular around the world, considered to be John Denver’s own signature song. It also has a prominent status as an iconic symbol of West Virginia; for example, it was played at the funeral memorial for U.S. Senator Robert Byrd in July 2010. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ To the place I belong ... West Virginia, mountain momma ... Country Roads, take me home

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