Rocky Mountain High
John Denver
Words by John Denver; Music by John Denver and Mike Taylor

Music bridge                                                       FF - climbing

Rocky mountain high, Colorado
He was born in the summer of his 27th year                          WNM - in captain's chair
Comin' home to a place he'd never been before                       ...
He left yesterday behind him,                                       FF - leaving mtns for ship
you might say he was born again                                     ...
You might say he found a key for every door                         ...

When he first came to the mountains his life was far away           OA - things on planet
On the road and hangin' by a song                                   OA - sister on ship
But the string's already broken and he doesn't really care          OA - brother dead
It keeps changin' fast and it don't last for long                   FF - new chair

But the Colorado rocky mountain high                                SfS - ship battle
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky                                ...
The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullabye             FF - stars to mtns
Rocky mountain high, Colorado                                       FF - climbing
Rocky mountain high, Colorado                                       ...

He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below          FF - climbing
He saw everything as far as you can see                             ...
And they say that he got crazy once and he tried to touch the sun   VH - slingshot into sun
And he lost a friend but kept his memory                            SfS - watching rewind

Now he walks in quiet solitude the forest and the streams           SL - walking with mccoy
Seeking grace in every step he takes                                SL - picks flower
His sight has turned inside himself to try and understand           PS - looking at indian village
The serenity of a clear blue mountain lake                          ...

And the Colorado rocky mountain high                                FF - going into blue cloud
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky                                ...
Talk to God and listen to the casual reply                          FF - talking to god
Rocky mountain high                                                 FF - extrusions rising up

Now his life is full of wonder but his heart still knows some fear  WoK - new world
Of a simple thing he cannot comprehend                              ...
Why they try to tear the mountains down to bring in a couple more   UC - ice mining world
More people, more scars upon the land                               ...

And the Colorado rocky mountain high                                SfS - bringing damaged ship home
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky                                ...
I know he'd be a poorer man if he never saw an eagle fly            Voyage Home - looking up at Spock
Rocky mountain high                                                 ...

It's Colorado rocky mountain high                                   FF - klingon ship shoots god
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky                                ...
Friends around the campfire and everybody's high                    FF - ending campfire
Rocky mountain high                                                 Generations - captains chair; applause
11:18 to take down audio                                                 ...

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