Leaving on a Jet Plane

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John Denver

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer/songwriter, activist, and humanitarian. After traveling and living in numerous locations while growing up in his military family, Denver began his music career in folk… more »

All my bags are packed I'm ready to go
I'm standin' here outside your door
I hate to wake you up to say goodbye But the dawn is breakin'
It's early morn
The taxi's waitin'
He's blowin' his horn Already I'm so lonesome I could die

So kiss me and smile for me
Tell me that you'll wait for me
Hold me like you'll never let me go
'Cause I'm leavin' on a jet plane Don't know when I'll be back again Oh babe, I hate to go

There's so many times I've let you down
So many times I've played around
I tell you now, they don't mean a thing Ev'ry place I go, I'll think of you
Ev'ry song I sing, I'll sing for you
When I come back, I'll bring your wedding ring

So kiss me and smile for me
Tell me that you'll wait for me
Hold me like you'll never let me go
'Cause I'm leavin' on a jet plane Don't know when I'll be back again Oh babe, I hate to go

Now the time has come to leave you
One more time
Let me kiss you
Then close your eyes
I'll be on my way Dream about the days to come
When I won't have to leave alone About the times, I won't have to say

Oh, kiss me and smile for me
Tell me that you'll wait for me
Hold me like you'll never let me go
'Cause I'm leavin' on a jet plane Don't know when I'll be back again Oh babe, I hate to go

But, I'm leavin' on a jet plane Don't know when I'll be back again Oh babe, I hate to go

Written by: JOHN DENVER

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