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John Denver :

John DenverUpon announcement of his death, Governor Roy Romer of Colorado ordered all Colorado flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Denver. He was cremated with his 1910 Gibson guitar which his grandmother had given him, and subsequently inspired much of his legacy. Denver's life was celebrated at funeral services at Faith Presbyterian Church in Aurora, Colorado on October 17, 1997. His ashes were scattered in the Rocky Mountains. Further tributes were made at the following Grammys and Country Music Association Awards. Denver's final album, All Aboard! consisted of old fashioned swing, big band, folk, bluegrass and gospel styles of music woven into a theme of railroad songs. All Aboard! won a posthumous Best Musical Album For Children Grammy, a fitting end to Denver's career.

John Denver's music still remains popular around the world. Previously unreleased and unnoticed recordings are now sought-after collectibles of both the folk and country genres.Also in demand are copies of Denver's many television appearances,especially his one hour specials from the 1970s and his 6 part series for Britain's BBC, The John Denver Show. Despite strong interest in these programmes, the vast majority of this material still shows no sign of "official" release.




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