SATISFIED MIND, A

Latest update on 15/01/2016

Artist: Red Hayes
Author: Jack Rhodes/Red Hayes
Label: Starday
Year: 1954

Moralistic song inspired by his father-in-law's catchphrase and his mother's life lessons: "the richest man in the world is the man with a satisfied mind". Following Porter Wagoner's hit, A Satisfied Mind was sung in church.

Covers:

1954:

Porter Wagoner [n°1 C&W; his first release of the song was self financed]

1955:

Jean Shepard

1955:

Red Foley [duet with his wife Betty]

1955:

Mahalia Jackson

1955:

Ella Fitzgerald

1965:

Joan Baez

1965:

Byrds

1966:

Bobby Hebb

1966:

Ian & Sylvia

1967:

International Submarine Band

1973:

Roy Drusky

1975:

Bob Luman

1979:

Lucinda Williams

1980:

Bob Dylan [and in '67 with The Band during the Basement sessions]

1981:

Lindsay Buckingham

1990:

Jonathan Richman

1992:

Jeff Buckley [with Gary Lucas]

1993:

Danny Gatton

1993:

Walkabouts

2002:

Johnny Cash [in film Kill Bill in '04 and in '10 on American VI]

2004:

Ben Harper

2004:

Robert Gordon

2008:

Vince Gill

2009:

Pete Molinari [with The Jordanaires]

2010:

Willie Nelson

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