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Rocky Mountain Holiday

Rocky Mountain Holiday is a television special and a soundtrack album of songs from the show, performed by American singer-songwriter John Denver and The Muppets. The show has Denver playing host to the extended Muppet family; he takes them up into the scenic Rockies for an excursion that includes fishing, hiking, and camping. The soundtrack album was released in November 1982. In 1984, the album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Album for Children, but lost to Michael Jackson's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Storybook.

Rocky Mountain Holiday
The Muppets
Released November 1982
Label RCA
John Denver chronology
Seasons of the Heart
(1982)
Rocky Mountain Holiday
(1982)
It's About Time
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Album track listing

Side one

  1. "Hey Old Pal"
  2. "Grandma’s Feather Bed"
  3. "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain"
  4. "Catch Another Butterfly"
  5. "Down By The Old Mill Stream"
  6. "Durango Mountain Caballero"
  7. "Gone Fishin’"

Side two

  1. "Medley: Tumbling Tumbleweeds; Happy Trails"
  2. "Poems, Prayers And Promises"
  3. "Take ‘em Away"
  4. "Going Camping"
  5. "Home on the Range"
  6. "No One Like You"
Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and The Muppets
Genre Family film
Television Special
Created by Henson Associates
John-Jer Productions
Directed by Jim Henson
Produced by John Denver
Jim Henson
Written by Jon Stone
Joseph A. Bailey
Starring John Denver
Muppet Performers:
Jim Henson
Frank Oz
Jerry Nelson
Dave Goelz
Richard Hunt
Steve Whitmire
Karen Prell
Kathryn Mullen
Music by John Denver
Editing by Peter Rudoy
Country USA
Original channel ABC
Original airing May 12, 1983 (1983-05-12)

Plot

John Denver takes the Muppets camping.

Cast

The Muppet Performers

Additional Muppet Performers: Karen Prell and Kathryn Mullen

Crew

  • Muppet Performers: With Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Steve Whitmire, Karen Prell, Kathryn Mullen
  • Producers: John Denver, Jim Henson
  • Director: Jim Henson
  • Writers: Jon Stone, Joseph A. Bailey
  • Associate Producer: Al Lowenstein
  • Musical Consultan: Ray Charles
  • Art Director: Gene McAvoy
  • Director of Photography: George Reisenberger
  • Production Consultant: Martin Baker
  • Production Manager: Andy Corwin
  • Production Associate: Barney Wyckoff
  • Stage Manager: Carl Lauten
  • Muppet Building: Caroly Wilcox, Tim Miller, Connie Peterson, Mimi Kingsley, Cheryl Blalock, Rollin Krewson
  • Muppet Special Effects: Faz Fazakas, Dick Loveless, Tom Newby, Larry Jameson
  • Muppet Costumes: Polly Smith, Barbara Davis, Deborah Lombardi
  • Assistant to the Producer: Stephanie Chaffin
  • Production Assistant: Ritamarie Peruggi
  • Assistant Art Director: David Kelly
  • Technical Supervisors: Tom Kyle, Bob Kaufman
  • Technical Director/Video: John Field
  • Audio: Doug Nelson
  • Recording Engineer: Roger Nichols
  • Cameramen: Dave Levisohn, John King
  • Audio Assistant: Murray Siegel
  • Gaffer: Dennis Rudge
  • Videotape Editor: Peter Rudoy
  • Executive Producer: Jerry Weintraub

Home media releases

The special was released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on VHS and DVD on August 26, 2003.

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database


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