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John Denver Plaque
John Denver Plaque

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A tree was planted by the Australian Friends of John Denver, to commemorate the American singer. 

John Denver ,was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist, and poet. One of the most popular acoustic artists of the 1970s in terms of record sales, Denver recorded and released around 300 songs, about 200 of which, he composed.  Songs such as "Leaving on a Jet Plane", "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Rocky Mountain High", "Sunshine on My Shoulders", "Thank God I'm a Country Boy", "Annie's Song" and "Calypso" attained worldwide popularity. On October 12, 1997, Denver was killed when his Experimental Long-EZ plane, crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Pacific Grove, California.

Location

Address:Boonah-Fassifern Road, Bicentennial Park, Boonah, 4310
State:QLD
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.992222
Long: 152.680278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 12th October, 2006
Front Inscription

  This tree was planted by the
Australian Friends of John Denver  
      October 12th, 2006.
To celebrate his life and music, and his love for
this planet and all living creatures.

" You do what you can do, and I`ll do what I can do
and together we can make a difference."

        JOHN DENVER  
           1943-1997  
              PEACE

Source: MA
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