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I purchased "Take Me To Tomorrow", which I thought was a very odd choice of first John Denver offering on HDTracks. Not a good track listing, not a good-sounding recording, but since none of Denver's RCA stuff has ever been available in hi-def I thought I'd give it a spin. Generally unimpressed, unfortunately. This is perhaps the first HDTracks title I've not been able to notice a night-and-day difference with (compared to the cd). Granted, the cd I'm comparing it to is a Japanese remaster done pretty well, but still I thought I'd hear a good difference. Perhaps the soundstage is a bit more detailed, reverb is more defined, and the sound is overall a bit more 'present' than on the cd, but I thought this would be better. I also listened to another JD cd I have, where everything's been remixed from the original masters. Even on this cd the vocals don't sound too great, a bit distorted and not full-bodied (although the instruments definitely sound better, including ones that were never heard in the original mixes). So I guess a remastering of any/most of his RCA-period material won't likely yield great results, despite the improved sample rate or remastering engineer. Oh well.