I'm Leavin' was recorded May 20, 1971 in RCA's Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee. It was the A-side of the U.S.A. RCA single 47-9998 which was released in June of 1971. It peaked at #36 on the Billboard singles chart. It was the A-side of the U.K. RCA-2125 single released in September of 1971. It peaked at #23 in the U.K.