John Denver: John Denver's Greatest Hits
Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 11 April 1974
JOHN DENVER has a strong and tuneful tenor, a smilingly ingenuous persona both vocally and visually and a sense of purpose to his writing and singing. These characteristics undercut his efforts to be a Tom Paxton-style protest-singer, but in the last few years he's transformed into a competent and, in retrospect, rather original pop-record maker.
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