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“A Satisfied Mind”: Country Meets Soul

Country meets soul in Roberta Sherwood‘s updated version of “A Satisfied Mind” – a home run of a hit, originally, for Starday in the mid-50s during the label’s early years:

A Satisfied Mind – Roberta Sherwood

[Pssst:  Click on the triangle above to hear Roberta Sherwood cover ”A Satisfied Mind.” ]

“A Satisfied Mind” was the B-side of “That’s Why I Woke Him Up to Say Goodbye” – one of two singles King Records released from Sherwood’s 1970 album, This Good Life.A Satisfied Mind 45 - Roberta Sherwood

Often described as a torch singer, Roberta Sherwood recorded a number of albums for Decca in the 1950s & 60s.

Roberta Sherwood

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  1. ! — a pretty fascinating version of a song I’d only known in its “folk-y” Lucinda Williams incarnation. I guess there’s no limit to what you can do with a pop song…

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