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Also Known As: Died: October 12, 1997
Born: December 31, 1943 Cause of Death: plane crash
Birth Place: Roswell, New Mexico, USA Profession: Music ...
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1963:
Moved to Los Angeles, CA
1965:
Career began after winning the spot as the replacement lead singer for the Chad Mitchell Trio
1968:
Signed recording deal as a solo artist
1972:
Moved to Aspen, CO
1976:
Father taught him to fly
1976:
Co-founded a non-profit enviromental education and research center, the Windstar Foundation
1977:
Feature debut in George Burn's comedy "Oh God"
1977:
Hosted the Grammy Awards telecast
1980:
Starred in ABC TV special "John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together"
1985:
Toured the Soviet Union as the first American performance artist
1987:
Appeared in CBS tv movie "Foxfire" with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn
1989:
Walked away uninjured in an April plane accident in northern Arizona
1992:
First artist from the West to do a multi-city tour in China
1993:
Failed roadside sobriety test in mid-August while driving home from a restaurant in Aspen CO; charged with driving while intoxicated; released to the custody of a friend
1994:
Arrested on a second drunken-driving charge; trial ended in a hung jury; second trial was to take place in 1998
1994:
First artist from the West to perform multi-city tours in Vietnam
:
Founded Plant It 2000
1995:
Filmed last screen role in the direct-to-video release "Walking Thunder" (released 1997)

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