1977 John Denver – I Want To Live

I Want to Live is the 12th studio album by American singer-songwriter John Denver released by RCA Records in November, 1977. The title song was dedicated to the “Hunger Project”, which Denver was on the board of directors.


1  Singing Skies And Dancing Waters (John Denver) 3:13
How Can I Leave You Again (John Denver) 3:22
3  To The Wild Country (John Denver) 3:55
4  Tradewinds (John Denver) 2:40
5  Bet On The Blues (Tom Paxton) 4:37
6  Thirsty Boots (Eric Andersen) 4:01
7  It Amazes Me (John Denver) 4:39
8  Ripplin’ Waters (Jimmy Ibbotson) 3:34
9  Dearest Esmeralda (Bill Danoff) 4:05
10  Druthers (John Denver) 3:50
11  I Want To Live (John Denver) 2:44


BassChuck Domanico
DrumsHal Blaine
GuitarLee Ritenour
GuitarJames Burton
GuitarJohn Denver
Acoustic GuitarLee Ritenour
12 String GuitarJohn Denver
DobroJames Burton
KeyboardsMike Lang
PercussionHal Blaine
VocalsJohn Denver

Liner Notes

Producer – Milton Okun
Producer (Assistant) – Kris O’Connor
Arranged By – Lee Holdridge, Chuck Domanico, Lee Ritenour, James Burton, Michael Lang, Hal Blaine, John Denver

Art Direction (Art Director) – Acy Lehman
Design (Album Design) – Christopher Whorf, Gribbitt!
Illustration – Mark English
Photography By – Patti Dahlstrom

Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
Copyright (c) – RCA Ltd.
Manufactured By – RCA Ltd.
Mastered At – RCA Studios, London
Printed By – Garrodprint Ltd.