Monday, October 22, 2012
– John Denver, killed 15 years a plane crash, will get the tribute treatment from the likes of Dave Matthews, Lucinda Williams, Train and Brandi Carlile.
ATO Records will celebrate Denver's life and music with "The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver," with February 2013 release.
A portion of the proceeds will be benefit environmental initiatives in Denver's name.
Songs on the disc are:
"Take Me To Tomorrow" by Dave Matthews
"Leaving, on a Jet Plane" by My Morning Jacket
"Sunshine On My Shoulders" by Train
"Wooden Indian" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
"Some Days are Diamonds" by Amos Lee
(Song selection TBA) by Lucinda Williams
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" by Brandi Carlile
"Back Home Again" by Old Crow Medicine Show
"Darcy Farrow" by Josh Ritter and Barnstar
"All of My Memories" by Kathleen Edwards
"Prisoners" by J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten
"Annie's Song" by Brett Dennen and Milow
"Looking For Space" by Evan Dando
"Eagle and the Hawk" by Blind Pilot
"I Guess He'd Rather Be In Colorado" by Mary Chapin Carpenter