Fans of John Denver are gathering in Aspen to celebrate his life. Denver died 20 years ago this week. His song about Colorado, "Rocky Mountain High," was a hit and eventually became the state's second song. Today, Colorado Matters follows John Denver’s rise to stardom and the frustration felt by some Coloradans that his song led too many people to come to the state. We’ll also meet Denver’s longtime bodyguard and meditation instructor.
John Denver Died 20 Years Ago. His Music Still Brings People To Colorado
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Ryan Warner is the senior host and editor of Colorado Public Radio's daily interview program "Colorado Matters." He regularly reports on the most important issues facing Colorado - from the state capitol, which includes a monthly interview with the Governor of Colorado - to topics concerning health, education, business, energy and the environment and arts and culture.
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