Sara Berkis' AFL cover of 'Take Me Home, Country Roads' goes viral | Countrytown

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Sarah Berki's stunning cover of the John Denver classic Take me home, country roads has gone viral – and even caught the attention of the popular entertainment site Classic radio waves on Facebook.

With her interpretation of Take me home, country roadsBerki has established herself internationally and expanded her fan base to include people of all ages and genre preferences.

Classic Airwaves praised Berki's performance, calling it a “defining moment” that ultimately “seamlessly blended the worlds of sport and music into an unforgettable experience.”

The publication also described Berki's performance as a “quiet respite” from the energy of the AFL game between Carlton and Brisbane at the Gabba in March, which momentarily transported viewers “to a place of emotional resonance and shared nostalgia”.

Responding to the post and comments from her new fans, Berki wrote: “Oh my goodness, thank you for all your kind comments! I'm really grateful 🤍 and I feel so lucky to be able to do what I do!”

“An enormous appreciation for the wonderful Beau Hatch And Lukas Moeller of course these guys carried the show while I tried not to cry! Haha, it was such a special, overwhelming experience.”

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Berkis performance of Take me home, country roads has garnered over 7.5 million views across all video sharing platforms. It has more than 2.5 million views on Berki's YouTube channel, with millions more coming from TikTok, Facebook, and elsewhere.

Tell Rural town Speaking about the impact of her cover of John Denver on her career, Berki said: “I know this sounds really trite, but I never thought that the most famous country song could elicit such a response from so many people.

“I don't know, it's also a completely different way of hearing it, my version of how I sing it; I like to think it's my interpretation of a classic.”

You can find Sara Berkis cover of Take me home, country roads below.