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Stuart Gorrell

Stuart Graham Steven Gorrell (September 17, 1901 – August 10, 1963) is best known for writing the lyrics for the song "Georgia on My Mind".

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Stuart Gorrell
... Stuart Graham Steven Gorrell (September 17, 1901 – August 10, 1963) is best known for writing the lyrics for the song "Georgia on My Mind" ... Born in Knox, Indiana, Gorrell attended Indiana University there he became friends with fellow student Hoagy Carmichael ... play the newly-composed melody at a party, Gorrell stayed up all night with Carmichael working on the song and ended up writing lyrics for it ...

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    Georgia, Georgia, no peace I find, just an old sweet song keeps Georgia on my mind.
    Stuart Gorrell (d. 1963)

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