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Young Singers Captivate With Beloved John Denver Hit
Her voice is so perfect for this song. <3
Eduardo Gaskell
02.11.21

John Denver’s classic “Take Me Home, Country Roads” is a timeless masterpiece of country music. Everyone knows it and it doesn’t matter if you’ve never been to West Virginia and the like.

Denver’s singing takes you there. So many people know this song without actually remembering how they learned it. They just somehow did!

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A musician named Emily Joy decided to sing an acoustic cover of the classic hit. The outcome is amazing!

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Emily Joy is originally from Western Australia. She came to the United States to follow her dreams of becoming a country singer.

She also has studied her craft in multiple performing art programs and colleges.

She has not traded in her Australian roots though, as she still sings in Australia!

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Emily Joy is also a songwriter. But that does not stop her from singing the classics. Emily Joy’s cover of “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” is simply beautiful. Let’s face it, it’s always fun to sing classics!

Only a guitar accompanies her singing. The guitarist harmonizes with her throughout the song and their voices blend amazingly.

It is the perfect duet.

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Emily Joy has an amazing voice.

It is so sweet, and you cannot help but feel sentimental while listening, even if you are not from those mountains!

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To create the perfect ambiance for their song choice, Emily Joy and the guitarist sing the duet outside on a dirt road. The sides of the road are covered with bushes and trees which really does give the song that country feel it’s so loved for.

The duet is singing from a place that many tend to imagine when they hear this song!

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The location, while beautiful, was not as easy that everyone would have thought. Emily quietly mentions to the guitarist about the fear she had while singing.

“I felt like a snake was gonna come out and bite me.”

If she had any fear, it does not show in her voice. Her singing was steady throughout the entire song.

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Emily Joy’s cover of “Take Me Home – Country Roads” has been watched by over 3.8 million viewers. Everyone cannot get enough of her soothing rendition. Many viewers have left comments to let her know what they think including these:

“Amazingly simple guitar playing but the real beauty comes from the voice variations. Well done both of you!”

“Angel Emily, your voice warms my heart in the coldest of winters.by the way great synergy from both!”

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Emily Joy’s cover of John Denver’s “Take Me Home – Country Roads” is only one of the covers she has uploaded to her YouTube account. She has twenty-six other covers she has performed. The songs range from classic, pop and country music songs.

Emily has amazing range and really has good taste in music.

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It is always best to start with the classics though and John Denver’s song is the perfect way to introduce yourself to Emily Joy. go ahead and subscribe to her channel. It’s so worth it.

Watch her full rendition of “Take Me Home – Country Roads” right below!

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By Eduardo Gaskell
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Eduardo Gaskell is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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