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year: 1951
originally by: Martha Carson And the Gospel Singers

originally written by: Martha Carson
catalognumber: 1900
label: capitol

Lyrics And Music

recording date elvis: Friday, 10 September 1954; Studio
first release:

Martha Carson was born Irene Ambergey in Neon, Kentucky, in 1921. As a small girl she performed on stage with other members of her family and even swapped her pet calf for her first guitar—now that's dedication... She later formed a group with her two sisters and each of them adopted a stage name beginning with the letter "M"—Irene became Martha. Her surname was later changed to Carson when she married James Carson, with whom she appeared as a duo in the 1940s, until they separated in 1950. She wrote and recorded "Satisfied" in 1951. The song has been covered well over a hundred times. Elvis recorded "Satisfied" at Sun Studios, but RCA has been unable to find the number on its Sun tapes! Martha Carson died in December 2004.

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