You Better Keep It on Your Mind

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"You Better Keep It on Your Mind"
Single by Hank Williams
B-side"Low Down Blues"
Released1954
Recorded1952, Nashville (Unconfirmed)
GenreCountry, blues
Length2:23
LabelMGM Records
Songwriter(s)Hank Williams, Vic McAlpin

"You Better Keep It on Your Mind" is a song by Hank Williams. It was composed by Williams and Vic McAlpin and released as a posthumous single by Williams in 1954 on MGM Records. The B-side was "Low Down Blues." McAplin was a staff songwriter at Acuff-Rose and had made minor contributions to Hank's "Long Gone Lonesome Blues" while the pair went on a fishing trip.[1][full citation needed] Thematically, "You Better Keep It on Your Mind" is similar to "You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)," with the narrator warning his significant other to take him seriously. The second voice on the recording is speculated to be Hank Snow.[2][full citation needed]

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