"The original Zip Coon". The slightly denigrating Zip Coon uses the same tune (a fiddle tune named Natchez Under The Hill). Bob introduced it in the Bowery Theatre, New York. Ideal for any set of square dances. An Irish descent (folktune The Old Rose Tree) or a Scottish one (The Bonny Black Eagle) is not excluded.
Billy Golden [for Columbia; oldest recording; recut for Berliner]
David Guion [adapted it for piano and orchestra]
Peg Leg Howell & Eddie Anthony [as Turkey Buzzard Blues]
Strangers [as Kokenete Spele]
Jibbs [children's refrain in Chain Hang Low; hit US]
Public domain since the first talkies. Therefore synonymous with buccolica. It's in the first Mickey Mouse cartoon Steamboat Willie.