I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water

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"I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water"
Song by Elvis Presley from the album Elvis Country (I'm 10,000 Years Old)
Recorded June 7, 1970
Writer Joe Babcock
Cover versions
Johnny Rivers, Conway Twitty, Charlie Rich, Jerry Reed

"I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water" is a song recorded by Stonewall Jackson in 1965, whose version went to number 8 on Hot Country Songs in 1965. Written by Cowboy Joe Babcock,[1][2] it was also a hit by Johnny Rivers in 1966 (Imperial Records #66175), reaching number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Elvis Presley then recorded and released it on the album Elvis Country (I'm 10,000 Years Old) in 1971.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Cowboy Joe Babcock Songwriting Credits". Cowboy Joe & The Babcocks website. Billy Wayne Art and Music. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  2. ^ ""Cowboy Joe" Babcock Sings His "Washed My Hands In Muddy Water" Viva! NashVegas Radio Show 9-1-12". youtube. Viva NashVegas. Retrieved 15 April 2014.