To mark the 10th anniversary of Denver's death his family released a set of previously unreleased recordings of Denver's 1985 concert performances in the Soviet Union. The band's albums were released on Denver's Windsong Records (later known as Windstar Records) label. The NTSB interviewed twenty witnesses of Denver's last flight; six of them had observed the plane's crash into the ocean near Point Pinos.
Throughout his life Denver recorded and released approximately 300 songs about 200 of which he composed. He performed primarily with an acoustic guitar and sang about his joy in nature his enthusiasm for music and his relationship trials. Denver's music appeared on a variety of charts including country and western the Billboard Hot 100 and adult contemporary in all earning him twelve gold and four platinum albums with his signature songs "Take Me Home Country Roads" "Annie's Song" "Rocky Mountain High" and "Sunshine on My Shoulders".