Ex Kentucky Ramblers. Stringband music, pre Bluegrass. Reissued on cd Bluegrass Bonanza - Stringband Roots 1927-1938.
Tom Paley [as Shady Grove]
Lee Sexton [instrumental]
New Lost City Ramblers [like Lee Sexton]
Blue Mountain [all as Shady Grove]
Chieftains [with Tim O'Brien]
Mudcrutch [with Tom Petty and Mike Campbell]
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.