Like many other songs floating around online, there is more than one way to play this song. It all depends on your level of guitar playing.
In this particular lesson, Mark Easley, the gentleman below, teaches this song with a guitar capo on the second fret. If you are not already familiar with a capo, check out a post I put together a while back on How To Use a Guitar Capo.
As Performed by John Denver:
Video Lesson from YouTube:
A big thanks to Mark Easley for making this video lesson available. You can learn more about Mark and see more of his videos by checking out his YouTube Channel Here.