The Ballad of St. Anne's Reel Song Lyrics

John Denver

John Denver Autograph cover art
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This song was first released on the Autograph album. It is the only album it has been released on.



He was stranded in some tiny town
On fair Prince Edward Isle
Awaitin' for a ship to come and find him
A one-horse place, a friendly face
Some coffee and a tiny trace
Of fiddlin' in the distance far behind him

A dime across the counter then
A shy hello, a brand new friend
A walk along the street in the wintry weather
A yellow light, an open door

Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dancing With the Mountains
  • 2 The Mountain Song
  • 3 How Mountain Girls Can Love
  • 4 Song for the Life
  • 5 The Ballad of St. Anne's Reel
  • 6 In My Heart
  • 7 Wrangle Mountain Song
  • 8 Whalebones and Crosses
  • 9 American Child
  • 10 You Say That the Battle Is Over
  • 11 Autograph
  • 12 Dance Little Jean
  • 13 On the Wings of an Eagle


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC , RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC
    writers: David Mallett
    album: Track 5 in album Autograph
    release date: 1980
    popularity : 51 users have visited this page.
    genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country/Bluegrass/Folk
    length: 3:26

    Album Information

    label: RCA Victor
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin