Leaving on a Jet Plane by John Denver for Fingerstyle, Fingerpicking, or Classical Guitar – Sheet music and tab book below. Free video performance. Intermediate Level Arrangement. Leaving on a Jet Plane was written by John Denver in 1966 and later famously recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary. The original title of the song was “Babe, I Hate to Go”, as featured on his 1966 studio album John Denver Sings. In 1969, Denver recorded a version of the song for his debut solo album, Rhymes & Reasons, and he later re-recorded it in 1973 for John Denver’s Greatest Hits.
Sheet Music and Tab Book
- Leaving on a Jet Plane from Fingerpicking Irish Songs – Intermediate
Video Performance and Lesson Link
This comes from Fingerpicking Campfire Songs – Each solo in this collection has been written for intermediate level guitarists, combining melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. Includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar. Songs include: Blowin’ in the Wind (Bob Dylan) * Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison) * Catch the Wind (Donovan) * Five Hundred Miles (Peter, Paul & Mary) * Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley) * The House of the Rising Sun (The Animals) * I Walk the Line (Johnny Cash) * Leaving on a Jet Plane (John Denver) * Let It Be (The Beatles) * Peaceful Easy Feeling (The Eagles) * Puff the Magic Dragon (Peter, Paul & Mary) * Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver) * This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) * Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Show) * You Are My Sunshine.
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