The Colorado General Assembly must be on crack to approve making a song like "Rocky Mountain High" the second official state song. After all, the last time it was proposed as a replacement for "Where the Columbines Grow," soon after John Denver's death in 1997, legislators shot down the proposal almost as fast as the singer's plane had plunged into the sea.
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By then, Kenny Be had already done his bit to commemorate Colorado's mop-topped adopted son with "A Funeral Fit for a Folk Legend." Since one good tune deserves another, we're reprising that cartoon here.