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The Best John Denver Albums of All Time 

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Updated May 22, 2018 1.2k votes 330 voters 9.7k views

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

John Denver is one of the most famous singer/songwriters and folk musicians of all time. List of the best John Denver albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This John Denver discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top John Denver albums can be found at the top of the list. The prolific musician spent several decades in the public eye, but much of his most seminal work took places in the 1970s, including the record for which he's most closely associated, Rocky Mountain High

To make it easy for you, we haven't included John Denver singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest John Denver album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite John Denver album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best John Denver album of all time, this list will answer your question. It has a variety of albums, like Back Home AgainRocky Mountain Christmas, Wingsong, and Christmas, Like A Lullaby, in it. This list of popular John Denver CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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1
Rocky Mountain High is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1972); Tracks: For Baby (For Bobbie), Goodbye Again & Prisoners

Genres (Music): Folk rock

2
Poems, Prayers & Pro... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1971); Tracks: The Box, Let It Be & Take Me Home Country Roads

Length (mins): 00:38:19

Genres (Music): Folk rock

3
Back Home Again is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1974); Tracks: Matthew, Sweet Surrender & On the Road

Genres (Music): Country, Folk music

4
Windsong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1975); Tracks: I'm Sorry, Fly Away & Song of Wyoming

Length (mins): 00:42:55

Genres (Music): Folk music

5
I Want to Live is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1977); Tracks: Dearest Esmeralda, Druthers & Singing Skies and Dancing Waters

Length (mins): 00:40:17

6
Rocky Mountain Christmas... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1975); Tracks: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeeer, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) & Away in a Manger

Length (mins): 00:31:12

Genres (Music): Christmas music

7
Spirit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
8
Farewell Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1973); Tracks: Please, Daddy & Berkeley Woman

Length (mins): 00:39:13

Genres (Music): Folk music

9
Aerie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1971); Tracks: Readjustment Blues, 60 Second Song for a Bank & Blow Up Your TV (Spanish Pipe Dream)
10
Seasons of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1982); Tracks: Relatively Speaking, Perhaps Love & What One Man Can Do

Length (mins): 00:39:19

Genres (Music): Pop music

11
Higher Ground is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1988); Tracks: Home Grown Tomatoes, All This Joy & Deal with the Ladies

Length (mins): 00:42:29

12
Autograph is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1980); Tracks: How Mountain Girls Can Love, On the Wings of an Eagle & Dancing With the Mountains

Genres (Music): Pop music

13
Rhymes and Reasons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1969); Tracks: Rhymes & Reasons, The Ballad of Spiro Agnew & My Old Man

Label: RCA Records

Genres (Music): Folk rock

14
Some Days Are Diamonds ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1981); Tracks: Country Love, Boy From the Country & Wild Flowers in a Mason Jar

Genres (Music): Pop music

15
Different Directions is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1991); Tracks: The Foxfire Suite, Chained to the Wheel & Tenderly Calling

Genres (Music): Pop music

16
The Flower That Shattere... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1990); Tracks: I Watch You Sleeping, High & Wide and Handsome

Genres (Music): Pop music, Folk music

17
Dreamland Express is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1985); Tracks: If Ever, A Wild Heart Looking for Home & Dreamland Express

Genres (Music): Pop music

18
Take Me to Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1970); Tracks: Isabel, Carolina in My Mind & Follow Me
19
It's About Time is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1983); Tracks: Hold on Tightly, Falling Out of Love & Flight (The Higher We Fly)

Genres (Music): Country, Folk rock, Soft rock

20
Christmas Like a Lullaby... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1990); Tracks: Marvelous Toy, Little Drummer Boy & Blue Christmas

Length (mins): 00:40:07

Genres (Music): Christmas music

21
One World is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
22
John Denver Sings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1966); Tracks: Anything Love Can Buy, When I Was a Cowboy & This Road
23
Whose Garden Was This is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
By John Denver (1970); Tracks: The Game Is Over, Mr. Bojangles & Tremble If You Must
24
Forever, John is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time
25
The John Denver Radio Sh... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Denver Albums of All Time