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Doing it for Annie

Not the most romantic tribute to his wife...

Published at 6:01am 27th July 2018. 1-minute read.

Doing it for Annie

Doing it for Annie!

It was on this day (27th July) in 1974 that John Denver went to Number One with this hit for his wife.

'Annie's Song' would stay there for two weeks.

But it wasn't all love and romance as Denver admitted it only took him 10 minutes to write while he was on a ski lift:

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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