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Georgia On My Mind

Composer: Hoagy Carmichael / Stuart Gorrell

Jerry Garcia

info Keepers, Merl Saunders, 1997

Others

no info Hoagy Carmichael, 1930
no info Fats Waller, 1941
no info Ray Charles, 1959
info Genius & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection, Ray Charles, 1997

There are many recordings of Georgia On My Mind. Further information may be added later.


Notes

Written by Carmichael with his old school friend Gorrell in 1930. First recorded by Carmichael in September of that year.

After the success of the Ray Charles version of the song it was adopted a the official state song of Georgia. Charles performed the song in the state legislative chamber after the vote to adopt the song.