Lomax recording on comp English Folk Songs from South Appalachians Vol. 2. Also the title of a play by Lynn Riggs (1931), inspiration for the script of musical Oklahoma!
McClendon Brothers & Georgia Dell [as Keep Your Love Letters, I'll Keep Mine]
Tony Kraber [as Green Grow The Lilacs]
Tex Ritter [idem]
Maddox Brothers & Rose [idem]
Ed McCurdy [idem]
Rex Allen [idem]
Harry Belafonte [idem]
Chad Mitchell Trio [idem]
Johnny Cash [idem]
Sandy Denny [at the BBC as Green Grow The Laurel; her melody reminds that of Once I Had A Sweetheart (see there)]
Jeannie Robertson [as Green Grow The Lilacs]
Dolores Keane [idem]
Norma Waterson [idem]
Cara Dillon [idem]
Not to be confused with Robert Burns song Green Grow The Rashes recorded by Ewan MacColl ('56), Jo Stafford ('57), Oscar Brand ('57), Ian Campbell ('68) and Eddi Reader ('03).