John Denver - This Old Guitar Lyrics

John Denver Back Home Again cover art
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This old guitar taught me to sing a love song
It showed me how to laugh and how to cry
It introduced me to some friends of mine
And brightened up some days
It helped me make it through some lonely nights
Oh, what a friend to have on a cold and lonely night

This old guitar gave me my lovely lady
It opened up her eyes and ears to me
It brought us close together
And I guess it broke her heart
It opened up the space for us to be
What a lovely place and a lovely space to be

This old guitar gave me my life, my living
All the things you know I love to do
To serenade the stars that shine
From a sunny mountainside
And most of all to sing my songs for you
I love to sing my songs for you
Yes, I do, you know
I love to sing my songs for you

Track Listing
Cassette 1
  • 1 Back Home Again
  • 2 On the Road
  • 3 Matthew
  • 4 Thank God I'm a Country Boy
  • 5 Annie's Song
  • 6 Grandma's Feather Bed
  • 7 Sweet Surrender
  • 8 This Old Guitar


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Alfred
    writers: John Denver
    album: Track 8 in album Back Home Again
    release date: 1974-6
    popularity : 125 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Country/Soft Rock
    Album Information
    label: RCA
    country(area): United States
    format: Cassette
    barcode: 0078635762440
    script: Latin