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In 1971, John Denver wrote an ode to America’s natural beauty in “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” For Americans stationed overseas, the tune felt like a postcard from home.

Why John Denver’s music about rural life in America appealed to so many people in China and Korea

In 1971, John Denver wrote an ode to America’s natural beauty in “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” For Americans stationed overseas, the tune felt like a postcard from home.

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