THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
110-John Denver-Annie’s Song.
1974-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 1.07.If your lucky enough to be called Annie then congratulations,you have one of the greatest love songs of all time named in your honour.
John Denver wrote this song for his wife Annie Denver in 1973.He said it was one of the fastest songs he ever wrote,composing it in about ten minutes while he was riding on a ski lift in Aspen,Colorado.Denver wrote the song shortly after he and Annie had resolved their marital problems,he was telling of his relief that they were back together.They stayed married until their divorce in 1982.
John Denver was born Henry John Deutschendorf(December 31,1943-October 12,1997,) he has sold more than 33 million records worldwide,his best known songs include,’Take Me Home Country Roads’ and ‘Leaving On A Jet Plane.’
He died at the age of 53 when the aircraft he was piloting crashed into Monterrey Bay,near Pacific Grove,California.Denver was the only occupant on the aircraft.
‘Let me drown in your laughter,let me die in your arms.’
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