John Denver Rocky Mountain High: Live in Japan
This unique concert in Japan sees audiences who were not fluent in English yet had no problem singing along with the hits, "Rocky Mountain High," "Sunshine on My Shoulders," and especially "Take Me Home, Country Roads." The music transcended language barriers and connected with people regardless of cultural backgrounds.
John Denver came to Japan to communicate his unique message to a foreign land. He was moved by the popularity of his music, but he was much more moved by the response he received regarding the message of his music. The success of the Japanese tour signified to him that his music had the power to motivate and inspire people, regardless of cultural or language boundaries. John had made the connection he wanted. His love and respect for the people of Japan remained unbroken. He had come home.