John Denver

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Move to Name Peak for John Denver Hits Snag

Federal policy places restrictions on features in wilderness areas

(Newser) - It sounded like a good idea: Thousands of Coloradans have signed a petition to honor environmentalist and "Rocky Mountain High" singer John Denver by naming a peak after him, a 12,965-foot mountain in the central Rockies close to where Denver penned the song. But federal policy is to... More »

Obamas Inherit Sweet Record Stash

White House album collection contains landmarks from Zeppelin, Stones, Beatles

(Newser) - President Obama’s new digs not only grant him access to chefs and a bowling alley, but an LP stash that includes Led Zeppelin IV and the Ramones’ Rocket to Russia, Rolling Stone reports. Banished to the basement during the Reagan years, the White House vinyl vault contains Obama favorites... More »

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