Avett Brothers 'Thank God' for John Denver on 'Tonight Show'

Posted on March 21, 2014

The Avett Brothers threw some down-home “street” cred John Denver’s way by covering the late-country singer’s 1975 hit “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” during their March 5 spot on The Tonight Show.

The North Carolina indie-folksters had already performed “Skin and Bones” from their 2013 album Magpie and the Dandelion earlier in the show, when they delivered their take on the Denver standard in an add-on segment from the show’s music room. Check it out, above.

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