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Re: Jim wasn't the only artist RCA didn't appreciate!...
A nice tribute to John Denver, Larry. I had no idea you were a big fan of his. John was always another one of my very favorites, and yet another that was taken from us way too early in a plane crash. He was only 53. You're very fortunate that you got to meet him in person! I can't imagine how a story ever got started that John was a lousy guitar player because he was a GREAT one! I was lucky enough to see him in concert twice at the Nassau Coliseum here on Long Island. Both shows were outstanding! It really is terrible how RCA has treated some of their greatest artists so unfairly--with the exception of Elvis, of course! Elvis made them so much money, they weren't about to let him go! Of course, Jim Reeves and John Denver made them quite a lot of money too, but I'm sure, but nearly as much as Elvis. Of course, that doesn't mean they shouldn't have been treated with any less appreciation because they were two of the biggest selling stars on the music scene in their day. For those who are fans of John Denver, you should check out the new PBS special, "John Denver-Country Boy". It gives a lot of insight into the man, and his life and music.
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