John DenverSpirit

This song appears on three albums, and was first released on the Windsong album, and also on the The Country Roads Collection. It has also been released on the Live In London album, as a live track. His spirit joined and so was formed Ten thousand years ago Between the swan and Hercules Where even dark clouds glow To live with grace, to ride the swell To yet be strong of will To love the wind, to learn it’s song And empty space to fill Apollo taught me to rhyme Orpheus taught me to play Andromeda cast down her sign And Vega lights my way Smoke rings in a galaxy An endless flight through time Lyra gave her harp to him And left him free to climb A winter’s journey from the moon To reach the summer sun To rise again, to sing for you A song that’s yet unsung Apollo taught me to rhyme Orpheus taught me to play Andromeda cast down her sign And vega lights my way His spirit joined and so was formed Ten thousand years ago Between the swan and Hercules Where even dark clouds glow To live with grace, to ride the swell To yet be strong of will To love the wind, to learn her song And empty space to fill Words and Music by John Denver and Joe Henry
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