John Denver Lyrics. Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains, blowing like a breeze Country roads, take me home to the place I belong West Virginia, mountain mamma, take me home, country roads All my memories gather round her, miner's lady, stranger to blue water Dark and dusty, painted on the sky, misty taste of moonshine, teardrop in my eye Country roads, take me home to the place I belong West Virginia, mountain mamma, take me home, country roads I hear her voice in the morning hour, she calls me, the radio reminds me of my home far away And driving down the road I get a feeling that I should have been home yesterday, yesterday Country roads, take me home to the place I belong West Virginia, mountain mamma, take me home, country roads Country roads, take me home to the place I belong West Virginia, mountain mamma, take me home, country roads Take me home, down country roads Take me home, down country roads. Submit Corrections. In March , it became one of the four official state anthems of the state. Bill Danoff made up this song while driving with his then-wife along Clopper Road in Maryland. Although he was from Massachusetts and that word would also fit the song as "West Virginia", he later explained, "I didn't want to write about Massachusetts because I didn't think the word was musical. And the Bee Gees , of course, had a hit record called Massachusetts , but what did I know? Lyrics licensed by.
(Take Me Home) Country Roads Songtext
It was released as a single performed by Denver on April 12, , peaking at number two on Billboard ' s US Hot singles for the week ending August 28, It has continued to sell, with over 1. The song has a prominent status as an iconic symbol of West Virginia, which it describes as "Almost Heaven". In March , it became one of the four official state anthems of West Virginia. Inspiration for the song had come while Nivert and Danoff, who were married, were driving along Clopper Road in nearby Montgomery County, Maryland to a Nivert family reunion in Gaithersburg.
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
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