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Take Me Home, Country Roads Lyrics

Artist: John Denver
Album: Best Of

This song appears on twenty-one albums, and was first released on the Poems, Prayers and Promises album. This version has also been released on The Very Best of John Denver (Double CD), This Is John Denver, The Country Roads Collection and The Rocky Mountain Collection albums. It has been rerecorded on the Greatest Hits Vol 1, Take Me Home Country Roads & Other Hits, Changes, Favourites, Voice of America, John Denver (Italian) and Country Classics albums. It has been rerecorded again on the A Portrait and The John Denver Collection - Take Me Home, Country Roads albums, and again on the Love Again and A Celebration of Life albums. Live versions also appear on the An Evening With John Denver, Live In London, Live at the Sydney Opera House, The Wildlife Concert and The Best of John Denver Live albums.


Almost heaven, West Virginia
Blue Ridge Mountains
Shenandoah River -
Life is old there
Older than the trees
Younger than the mountains
Growin like a breeze

Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads

All my memories gathered round her
Miners lady, stranger to blue water
Dark and dusty, painted on the sky
Misty taste of moonshine
Teardrops in my eye

Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads

I hear her voice
In the mornin hour she calls me
The radio reminds me of my home far away
And drivin down the road I get a feelin
That I should have been home yesterday, yesterday

Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads

Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads
Take me home, now country roads
Take me home, now country roads

Words and Music by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver
Comments/Interpretations
by Abiyot admassu from ETHIOPIA on 5/22/2008 1:25am
i like the hole your music we are waiting to hear other musics from you.
by keya on 8/12/2008 6:13am
nice tyvm and am from ethiopia 2 lol
by Babu C. Daniel on 8/22/2008 7:50am
I love his song so much,a great singer was in the world,and his songs speaks, I missed him for ever.
by william nason on 8/25/2008 3:26am
i like the whole lyrisc of this music for relly william from tanzania
by rania on 9/3/2008 5:24pm
In my mind and in my heart since I was very young. We've lost a such great man and singer! rania, from france
by samik dasgupta on 9/11/2008 8:32am
the world have two greatest things,the world itself and JOHN DENVER
by POOP FROM THE HOLE on 5/25/2009 8:16pm
i love this song!!!
by Edgar Castro on 6/27/2009 2:07pm
One Feeling in one great song makes to rememember the beauty from this land May God Bless U John
by JD Fan on 8/9/2009 2:31pm
This song is great!
Heart Touching. :-)
by britt on 9/15/2009 8:00pm
i did this song for my talet show
by sampreeth j Britto on 3/28/2010 11:22am
A true country song,
by Fltyierodbuilder on 4/17/2010 7:50am
I saw John sing this song live at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown WV. This song speaks not only for John's feelings for West Virginia, but for how he saw our world. Untold thousands of people from all over the world can relate to John Denvers lyrics because they touch your heart.
God bless his soul. He is missed deeply.
by namastey on 6/28/2010 11:14pm
hey johyn bro..
its me PRADIP LALLU
i love ur songs so much...esp the one that country song...TAKE ME HOME...how could u manage the lyrics n fluency...well
u have got the most talented all over the world...keep it up n love me ...favour me wid new album i will catch it
JESUS bless u n ur family
by Tomingo on 12/29/2010 10:23pm
John, I love most of ur songs, especially 'Take me home'!!!
BLESS YOU!
by Romesh Abesuriya on 3/13/2011 4:20am
I search this song long time, I like this meaning.
by FRANKWENJXCN@QQ.COM on 3/28/2011 7:31am
TEARS COME IN MY EYES,EVERY TIME I LISTEN TO THIS GREAT SONG
by miguel castro murillo on 5/3/2011 4:58pm
muy lindos recuerdos en el sur de los estados unidos.por siempre y para siempre south carolina,blue ridge mountains
by Yvette and Cole Hoyt on 9/17/2011 7:46pm
My family used to gather and sing this song when I was a little girl. We are singing this at my fatherís funeral; he passed away on Sept.15, 2011 In loving memory of John (Pete) Hoyt.
by Dominic Dsouza on 12/7/2011 2:09pm
great site
by Alemneh T.Ethiopia on 12/18/2011 1:07pm
Great work from great soul to this great world by great singer.GOD BLESS U.
by Sudipto Zaman Neel on 2/3/2012 3:31pm
country road take me home to the place i belong west berlin............country road. Every morning radio reminds me how far i am now from you. teardrops in my eyes but nothing to do..........5000 miles maybe very long distance but you are here in my heart.
by Shaluka Hettiarachchi on 4/25/2012 11:23am
I like this song
it got sad demand,in beautiful manner
by Reiner Mahi on 5/19/2012 4:19am
I love this song. It reminds me when I was joining Youth Exchange Between Indonesia and Canada in 1985. Very nice and unforgetable. We were so sad singing it when we had be apart with our Canadian friends.
by Gideon Adamu Nyomo on 9/18/2012 11:57am
Your musics are wonderful they always makes me happy.keep it up.
by sanni saint on 1/2/2013 2:34pm
i really this this song how is the world so fast looosing her feelings i soliloq from Nigeria
by Jan on 4/18/2013 12:53pm
My husband and I lived in WV for some time when we married. He origionally from there and I fell in love with the beautiful people and scenery. Like they say, Almost Heaven west Virginia.
by sal on 8/5/2013 9:42pm
cool song
by ajay aman thapa on 10/10/2013 10:06am
nice songs inspire to write such lyrics


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