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The Story Behind John Denver’s “Thank God I’m A Country Boy”

The Story Behind John Denver's "Thank God I'm A Country Boy."
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With lyrics that brim with joy and a melody that resonates worldwide, fans are still soaking in the infectious spirit of John Denver’s “Thank God I’m A Country Boy.”

Originally featured on John Denver’s 1974 album, Back Home Again, it didn’t initially make waves on the charts. However, a few months later, a live rendition from the first night of his sold-out stint at Los Angeles’ Universal Amphitheatre was captured and released as a single as part of his album, An Evening with John Denver.

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And guess what? It caught fire! This foot-tapping tune claimed the top spot on both Billboard’s Hot 100 and Hot Country Songs chart, reigning supreme for a whole week. Please continue reading to find out about the fascinating tale that adds a rich layer of depth to the music that has been making hearts dance for decades.

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