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The Very Best Songs about Denver, Colorado

Discover the very best songs about Denver, Colorado. Whether you’re traveling there tomorrow or live in the mile-high city, we have your back. From John Denver to Paper Bird, from Townes Van Zandt to Yonder Mountain String Band, from Joe Walsh to Emmylou Harris, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Denver, Colorado in one place. Start with our top ten songs about Denver, and then explore by genre – including country hits, rock, singer/songwriter, standards and even an electronic track. You’ll find all the best songs about Denver, Colorado right here.

Top 10 songs about Denver, Colorado

  1. Rocky Mountain High – John Denver (iTunes | Amazon) Denver’s 1972 folk song about Colorado was eventually declared an official state song
  2. 40 Miles From Denver – Yonder Mountain String Band (iTunes | Amazon) “I’d be 40 miles from Denver and trying to get back to that cool mountain air”
  3. Colorado Girl – Townes Van Zandt (iTunes | Amazon) Zandt sets his sights on Denver in search of a Colorado cutie he met in Texas
  4. Get Out of Denver – Bob Seger (iTunes | Amazon) This 1974 rock song was a regional hit for the Silver Bullet Band
  5. Denver – Willie Nelson (iTunes | Amazon) “The bright lights of Denver are shinin’ like diamonds, like ten thousand jewels in the sky”
  6. Colorado – Paper Bird (iTunes | Amazon) Denver-based regional favorite, the seven piece “indie folk/baroque pop band” pays tribute to its home state
  7. Commerce City Sister – DeVotchKa (iTunes | Amazon) This four-piece indie band with a gypsy punk flavor hails from Denver, but pledges never to return to nearby Commerce City
  8. A Mile High In Denver – Jimmy Buffett (iTunes | Amazon) Seaside country crooner takes to the mountains and finds himself near the Rockies as winter is coming
  9. Mile High Feeling – Chuck Pyle (iTunes | Amazon) One of the “Zen Cowboy’s” classic easy going songs about Colorado
  10. Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead – Warren Zevon (iTunes | Amazon) Sardonic and satirical Zevon muses about life – or is it afterlife – in the Mile High City

Want more of the best songs about Denver, Colorado? Check our list below for more favorites, standbys, classics, and a few oddball selections. No matter your musical taste, you can find a sound you like among the best songs about Denver. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

MORE SONGS ABOUT DENVER

COUNTRY SONGS ABOUT DENVER & COLORADO

ROCK SONGS ABOUT DENVER & COLORADO

ALTERNATIVE SONGS ABOUT DENVER

SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS ABOUT DENVER & COLORADO

MUSICAL & STANDARD SONGS ABOUT DENVER & COLORADO

POP SONGS ABOUT DENVER

BLUES SONGS ABOUT COLORADO

HIP HOP SONGS ABOUT DENVER

ELECTRONIC SONGS ABOUT DENVER

CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY SONGS ABOUT COLORADO

SUGGEST SONGS ABOUT DENVER, COLORADO

Is there a great, good, or not half-bad song about Denver or that takes place in Denver that we missed? Drop us a line or contact us on Facebook and let us know. If it’s a fit, we’ll be sure to add it to our list of the best songs about Denver, Colorado.

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