Full Name: Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.
Profession: Country Singer
Biography: One of the most popular acoustic artists of the 1970s and one of its best-selling artists. By 1974, he was firmly established as America's best-selling performer, and AllMusic has described Denver as "among the most beloved entertainers of his era".
Throughout his life, he recorded and released approximately 300 songs, about 200 of which he composed, with total sales of over 33 million.
- 1967-06-06 American pop singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota; divorce in 1982
- 1988-08-12 American singer-songwriter John Denver (44) weds Australian actress Cassandra Delaney (26); divorce in 1993
- 1969-12-14 "Leaving on a Jet Plane" single sung by Peter, Paul and Mary, written by John Denver, hits #1 on US Billboard's Hot Top 100
- 1969-12-20 Peter, Paul & Mary's cover of John Denver's song "Leaving On A Jet Plane" reaches #1
- 1974-06-15 "Back Home Again" 8th studio album by John Denver is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1975)
- 1975-02-18 2nd American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & John Denver win
- 1975-06-07 "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" by John Denver hits #1
- 1975-10-13 9th Country Music Association Award: John Denver wins
- 1976-01-31 3rd American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & John Denver win
- 1987-09-19 Farm Aid III held in Lincoln, Nebraska; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Lyle Lovett, John Denver, and Joe Walsh
- Past Farm Aid Concerts & Festivals - Farm Aid