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John Denver Tree
John Denver Tree

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 aeroplane, crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Pacific Grove, California.


Address:Boonah - Fassifern Road, Bicentennial Park, Boonah, 4310
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.992222
Long: 152.680278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 12th October, 2006
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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  



Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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