- Countrystar Billy Dean releases his version of "Thank God, I'm A Country Boy" and has quite some success with it
- On May 1st, the Wildlife Concert is shown again – we watch it together on the getting-to-know-each-other-day West :-)
- Jochen does a detailed interview with Joe Frazier, a member of the Mitchell Trio, which we print in several sequels in the newsletter
- The John Denver Memorial Concerts, which have been taking place each year in Aspen in October since 1998, continue to be very popular
- Cherry Lane releases a songbook with the titel "Poems, Prayers and Promises – The Art and Soul of John Denver". It includes, besides the sheet music to many songs, memories of com-panions about John and lots of photos – among them a great many taken by John personally
- "A Song's Best Friend" is released – once again we get a previously unreleased song on a new CD – this time "The Weight".
- We do an interview for the Newsletter of "Goldstar TV"
- Johns Sohn Zachary gets married in September