DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Dec. 31, 2013 singer and songwriter John Denver, whose '70s hits such as "Rocky Mountain High" and “Take Me Home, Country Roads” gained him worldwide fame, would have celebrated his 70th birthday.
In honor of his legacy, Denver’s estate will be celebrating the singer’s music and life throughout the year. Earlier this year, ATO Records released "The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver," including covers from Dave Matthews, Train, My Morning Jacket and more.
With more than 33 million records sold and seven Billboard Top Ten albums, Denver released 23 studio albums over his lifetime. Best known for the beloved songs Leaving On a Jet Plane, Take Me Home, Country Roads, Sunshine On My Shoulders, Annie’s Song and Rocky Mountain High, which is the co-state song of Colorado, his catalogue continues to sell thousands of units per week. In addition to his numerous awards and recognitions, including his recent induction into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, Denver was instrumental in championing environmental and humanitarian causes. His popularity and continuing influence on popular culture still grow more than a decade after his untimely death.
To learn more about the legacy of John Denver please visit his website: www.johndenver.com and #rememberjohndenver