TREES THEY GROW SO HIGH, THE

Latest update on 26/11/2015

Artist: David Penfold
Author: traditional
Year: 1907

The inn keeper of The Plough in Rusper, Sussex. Recording made by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Covers:

1956:

A.L. Lloyd [as The Trees They Do Grow High]

1961:

Joan Baez [idem]

1964:

Joe Heaney [as My Bonny Boy Is Young; Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger recording]

1965:

Martin Carthy [as The Trees They Do Grow High]

1965:

Bob Dylan [as Young And Daily Growing during the Blonde On Blonde sessions (Bootleg Series Vol 12) and in '67 during the Basement sessions (Bootleg Series Vol 11)]

1968:

Pentangle [as The Trees They Do Grow High]

1970:

Robin & Barry Dransfield [idem]

1972:

Alan Stivell

1974:

Steeleye Span [as Long-A-Growing]

1975:

Angelo Branduardi [as Gli Alberi Sono Alti]

1975:

Brenda Wootton

1981:

Mary Townsley [as Young But Growing]

1988:

Sarah Brightman [title track lp]

1995:

Eliza Carthy [as Growing (The Trees They Do Grow High)]

2002:

Altan [as Daily Growing]

Robert Burns used this pre-arranged marriage situation for his poem Lady Mary Ann (published in 1792). Versions as such: Lizzie Higgins ('75) in the series The Voice Of The People Vol 17 (Topic) and Jean Redpath ('96) on The Songs Of Robert Burns Vol 1 & 2 (Philo).

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