Vocal by Hoagy himself and with Bix Beiderbecke on cornet. Hoagy had never been in Georgia when he wrote it.
Frank Trumbauer [the man who came up with the idea to write a song about Georgia: "Nobody ever lost money writing songs about the South"; Hoagy had to agree; that's exactly what he experienced writing Washboard Blues and Rockin' Chair]
Ray Charles [n°1 US]
Hugues Aufray [as Georgia in French]
Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood [live]
Official state song of Georgia in the wake of Ray Charles' hit. He was born in Albany, Georgia. Lyrics don't exclude this song is about a person: Hoagy had a younger sister named Georgia.