A fur trappers song doubling as sea shantee and Interim State Song of Virginia. An eponymous song by Henri Burr & Albert Campbell from 1917 (also for Victor) is a different one (written by Halsey K. Mohr).
Captain Richard Maitland [a former ship's captain recorded by Alan Lomax in Staten Island, NY, introducing the song as a logging song turned sea shantee]
Kingston Trio [as Across The Wide Missouri]
Bing Crosby [on How The West Was Won]
Michael Landon [Little Joe in Bonanza]
James Stewart [in film Shenandoah]
Yvette Horner [in Nashville]
Thin Lizzy [in Black Rose (Roisin Dubh)]
Daniël Lanois [in film Sling Blade; vocal: Emmylou Harris]
Van Morrison [in film Long Journey Home with an Irish all star cast]
Bill Frisell [with Ry Cooder]
Dave Alvin [on his cd Public Domain]
Sissel Kyrkjebo [with Paddy Moloney]
Richard Greene & Jack Shit [on Rogue's Gallery]
Jayme Stone [vocal: Margaret Glaspy]
'Like ancient redwoods and giant sequoias, our folk songs endure beyond (and despite of) the whims of current popular taste and the quick gratifications of our disposable culture' - Dave Alvin.