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Johnny Christopher

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Johnny Christopher

Johnny Christopher is a songwriter. He co-wrote "Always on My Mind" with Mark James and Wayne Carson for Gwen McCrae and Brenda Lee in 1972. The song has been covered by several well known artists including Elvis Presley and John Wesley Ryles. For Willie Nelson's 1982 cover, Christopher, James, and Carson won Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Best Country Song, 10 years after its original release.[1][2]


  1. ^ Jones, Roben (2010). Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios. University Press of Mississippi. p. 337. 
  2. ^ Poe, Randy (2012). Stalking the Red Headed Straonger. Hal Leonard Corporation. 
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