10/28/14-John Denver honored

todayOctober 28, 2014


John DenverJohn Denver received the 2,531st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, 17 years after he was killed in a plane crash.
On hand for the ceremony were his son, Zak Deutschendorf, and daughter, Jesse Belle Denver. Songwriter Joe Henry spoke on Denver’s behalf. Trampled by Turtles performed Annie’s Song. Denver’s daughter accepted.
According to the site, Denver was actually awarded the star in 1982 but the singer was never able to work the ceremony into his schedule. He died fifteen years later, still not enshrined, and it took seventeen more years before the star was actually installed.
A retrospective of Denver’s photographs, “Sweet Sweet Life: The Photographic Works of John Denver,” is currently being held at Hollywood’s Substrate Gallery.

Written by: Barry Scott

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