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John Denver: Take Me Home, Country Roads Meaning

Song Released: 1971


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Take Me Home, Country Roads Lyrics

Almost heaven, West Virginia
Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River
Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains,
growin' like a breeze

Country Roads, take me home
to the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain...

  1. anonymous
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    Feb 19th 2019 report

    I've always wondered if "mountain mamma" refers to a person or to the concept that the mountains are the momma of West Virginians. Being a West Virginian myself, I've always thought of it as the mountains being the momma of us all.

  2. anonymous
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    Sep 30th 2015 report

    I think it's where he wants to be laid to rest.


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