The inn keeper of The Plough in Rusper, Sussex. Recording made by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
A.L. Lloyd [as The Trees They Do Grow High]
Joan Baez [idem]
Joe Heaney [as My Bonny Boy Is Young; Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger recording]
Martin Carthy [as The Trees They Do Grow High]
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)]
Pentangle [as The Trees They Do Grow High]
Robin & Barry Dransfield [idem]
Steeleye Span [as Long-A-Growing]
Angelo Branduardi [as Gli Alberi Sono Alti]
Mary Townsley [as Young But Growing]
Sarah Brightman [title track lp]
Eliza Carthy [as Growing (The Trees They Do Grow High)]
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).