I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water

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"I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water"
Single by Stonewall Jackson
from the album Trouble and Me
B-side "I've Got to Change"
Released 1965 (1965)
Recorded 1965
Genre Country
Length 2:42
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Joe Babcock
Producer(s) Don Law, Frank Jones

"I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water" is a song recorded by Stonewall Jackson in 1965, whose version reached number eight on Hot Country Songs in 1965. Written by Cowboy Joe Babcock,[1][2] it was also a hit by Johnny Rivers in 1966,[3] reaching number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The Spencer Davis Group recorded the song for The Second Album. Elvis Presley 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. 
  3. ^ Imperial Records #66175