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On April 2, ATO Records will release The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver. Artists such as Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Dave Matthews, and Amos Lee all contributed to the homage to the great singer, songwriter, activist, and humanitarian John Denver. NPR gives us a sneak peak of the record with My Morning Jacket‘s rendition of “Leaving On A Jet Plane.”

This cover is soft and sweet, fitting for one of the most iconic folk songs of all time. The airiness and subtle reverb play on the pangs of loneliness of the original.

Listen to more My Morning Jacket on their official website.

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