NPR Premieres “Leaving On A Jet Plane” from ‘The Music Is You: A Tribute To John Denver’
THE MUSIC IS YOU: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DENVER
OUT APRIL 2
ALBUM FEATURES COVERS BY DAVE MATTHEWS, MY MORNING JACKET, BRANDI CARLILE & EMMYLOU HARRIS, TRAIN, AMOS LEE, EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, JOSH RITTER, OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW, AND MORE
NPR Music’s “All Songs Considered“ has premiered a cover of John Denver’s “Leaving On A Jet Plane” performed by My Morning Jacket from The Music Is You: A Tribute To John Denver. The album is out on April 2 on ATO.
Pre-orders for album are available at johndenver.com and at Amazon.
Fifteen years after his death and 40 years after the release of his widely beloved song “Rocky Mountain High,” ATO Records will celebrate John Denver’s life and music with The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver, slated for April 2. The album features covers of Denver’s most popular songs by a diverse group of artists including Dave Matthews, My Morning Jacket, Train, Amos Lee, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Brandi Carlile & Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Josh Ritter and Barnstar!, Old Crow Medicine Show, Kathleen Edwards (produced by Jim James), Brett Dennen & Milow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Allen Stone, Blind Pilot, J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten and Evan Dando. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Wilderness Society in Denver’s name. Please see track listing below.
Track Listing for John Denver: The Music Is You
“Leaving on a Jet Plane” by My Morning Jacket
“Take Me To Tomorrow” by Dave Matthews
“All of My Memories” by Kathleen Edwards
“Prisoners” by J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten
“Sunshine On My Shoulders” by Train
“Back Home Again” by Old Crow Medicine Show
“This Old Guitar” by Lucinda Williams
“Some Days are Diamonds” by Amos Lee “Rocky Mountain High” by Allen Stone
“Annie’s Song” by Brett Dennen and Milow
“Looking For Space” by Evan Dando
“Take Me Home, Country Roads” by Brandi Carlile & Emmylou Harris
“The Eagle and The Hawk” by Blind Pilot
“I Guess He’d Rather Be In Colorado” by Mary Chapin Carpenter
“Darcy Farrow” by Josh Ritter and Barnstar!
“Wooden Indian” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros