BABE, I HATE TO GO

Latest update on 16/11/2009

Artist: John Denver
Author: John Denver
Label: Goldstar
Year: 1966

Demo version of the song better known as Leaving On A Jet Plane, on album John Denver Sings, recorded at Goldstar in Hollywood and released as a limited edition of only 300, reissued on comp Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits (bonus cd). His own version as Leaving On A Jet Plane on his first official solo lp Rhymes & Reasons ('69) in the slipstream of Peter, Paul & Mary's hit.

Covers:

1967:

Mitchell Trio [as Leaving, On A Jet Plane on Reprise album Alive!, their third with author John Denver, who replaced Chad Mitchell in his own trio, winning the audition over Richie Furay]

1967:

Peter, Paul & Mary [idem on Album 1700, two years later n°1 US]

1967:

Spanky & Our Gang [as Jetplane on their first lp]

1968:

Dick St. John [half of Dick & Deedee]

1968:

Living Example

1969:

Bobby Bare

1969:

Frank Sinatra

1969:

Mary Porcelijn [as Een Vliegtuig Staat Te Wachten]

1988:

Jos Van de Brom [Dutch Soundmix Show winner]

1989:

New Order [in Run]

1998:

Chantal Kreviazuk

2001:

J. Mascis & The Fog

2005:

Jan Smit [all as Leaving On A Jet Plane]

In '66 Peter, Paul & Mary also cut John Denver's For Baby (For Bobbie).

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