17th century ballad. Version Collected by Cecil Sharp & Maud Karpeles. Tune used in Woody Guthrie's 1913 Massacre (see there) and consequently in Bob Dylan's Song To Woody.
Bill Cox [as The Fiddling Soldier]
Coon Creek Girls [as The Soldier And The Lady]
John Jacob Niles [as One Morning In May (The Nightingale)]
Jean Ritchie [as One Morning In May]
Burl Ives [als Hear A Nightingale Sing]
Neil Morris [as The Nightingale Song (The Irish Soldier And The English Lady) - Lomax recording]
Bill Keith & Jim Rooney [as One Morning In May]
Judy Collins [as Wild Rippled Water]
Betty Garland [for Folkways; claims her family brought the song from England to the new world in 1637]
Isla Cameron [lip-synching for Julie Christie in film Far From The Madding Crowd]
James Taylor [as One Morning In May, crediting his Boston buddies Keith & Rooney]
Hoagy Carmichael's One Morning In May ('33) is a different song; See also: The Bold Grenadier and St. James Infirmary.