On Thursday (October 12th) it will be the 20th anniversary of John Denver. The singer died unexpectedly in a plane crash in California.
To commemorate the early anniversary of Denver’s death, his estate has released its previously unheard cover of Judy Collins’ song “The Blizzard”.
Denver recorded the song in the early 90s. He later sent it to Collins, but the tapes were on hold until Denver’s estate revealed the track in 2016. They are releasing “The Blizzard” along with other versions of its classic songs on a new album. John Denver: The Windstar Greatest Hits will feature versions of his greatest hits that he re-recorded in the early ’90s. The album will be available on vinyl and digital services on December 1st.
Denver’s 1994 biography Take Me Home will also be published on Kindle, and Audible.com will offer a Denver self-read version.
Additionally, the Woody Guthrie Museum has partnered with the Grammy Museum to showcase some Denver memorabilia in an exhibit that will run through early 2018. If you fly into Denver International Airport this week, you will have the opportunity to do so, too see an exhibition about the life and music of Denver.
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