Colorado is known for Hunter S. Thompson, skiing and the hit TV show Mork And Mindy and, of course, John Denver, who wasn't actually born there but adopted the state in a moment of incredible benevolence. Thank you, John. That John is now dead and the state continues to live on and the city he named himself after continues to thrive is one of life's rich ironies that makes no sense whatsoever. But did you know that ten cents of every tax dollar collected in the city of Denver is given to a fund that preserves John's legacy? I was blown away. I'm changing my name to Bobby Sacramento before this year is out!
"Rocky Mountain High"--John Denver: Sitting around the campfire and everybody's high. Yeah, high on life. Uh huh. Enjoying the "thin" air. Your honor, can I get a blood test? A urinalysis? A hair sample? I want to get to the bottom of this "Rocky Mountain High." They're growing something up there.
"From Boulder To Birmingham"--Emmylou Harris: This is apparently a song about leavingRead More »from Five Songs About Colorado