With a melody also used by Tommy Johnson in Bye Bye Blues ('28 - Victor). Fact is Patton only used two basic tune structures for all of his songs. That other one, the one for Moon Going Down, was also used by Johnson, also in '28. Who influenced who? According to Ishman Bracey, Patton was influenced by Johnson, while Patton was seven years older. See also: Green River Blues and Moon Going Down.
Howlin' Wolf [as Saddle My Pony for Chess in West Memphis]
Bob Dylan [as New Pony; always listens to Charley Patton; this one though is influenced by Son House's version, even lyrically]
John Campbell [as Saddle Up My Pony]
Cassandra Wilson [as Saddle Up My Pony]
Lyrically similar to the English folk song The Roving Ploughboy.