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Georgia on My Mind

Georgia on My Mind was a hit for Ray Charles. However, the song was written in 1930 by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell. Carmichael wrote in his autobiography, Sometimes I Wonder, that bandleader and saxophonist Frankie Trumbeuer suggested he write a song about the state of Georgia. Trumbeuer suggested “Georgia, Georgia” as the opening and Read More