SHADY GROVE MY DARLING

Latest update on 03/05/2016

Artist: Prairie Ramblers
Author: traditional
Label: Bluebird
Year: 1933

Ex Kentucky Ramblers. Stringband music, pre Bluegrass. Reissued on cd Bluegrass Bonanza - Stringband Roots 1927-1938.

Covers:

1953:

Tom Paley [as Shady Grove]

1957:

Peggy Seeger

1959:

Mountain Ramblers

1959:

Kingston Trio

1960:

Obray Ramsey

1961:

Clarence Ashley & Doc Watson

1962:

Bill Monroe

1962:

Paul Clayton

1963:

Hedy West

1963:

Lorne Greene

1963:

Pernell Roberts

1964:

Rooftop Singers

1964:

Kentucky Colonels

1968:

Everly Brothers

1969:

Quicksilver Messenger Service

1976:

Hedy West

1988:

Lee Sexton [instrumental]

1992:

J.J. Cale

1993:

Jerry Garcia, David Grisman & Tony Rice

1997:

New Lost City Ramblers [like Lee Sexton]

1999:

Schrapnel Binde

2001:

Blue Mountain [all as Shady Grove]

2001:

Ricky Skaggs

2003:

Chieftains [with Tim O'Brien]

2008:

Mudcrutch [with Tom Petty and Mike Campbell]

2016:

Mary McPartland

According to Alan Lomax related with Scottish tune The Keach In The Creel. Also with Fly Around You Pretty Little Miss or, like on Alan Lomax's Southern Journey Vol. 2: Fly Around My Blue Eyed Girl by Hobart Smith. Oldest known version as such: The Kentucky Thorobreds ('27) on Paramount (with Doc Roberts on fiddle) and again The Prairie Ramblers ('33). For a link with Matty Groves, see: Little Musgrave And Lady Barnard.

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