Shady Grove Lyrics

Doc Watson

publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Kenneth Chesney, Buddy Cannon, Traditional, Timothy Hensley
album: Track 2 in album Good Deal / Doc Watson in Nashville
release date: 1996-9-17
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length: 2:43
lyricist: [traditional]
composer: [traditional]

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Shady Grove, my little love
Shady Grove I say
Shady Grove, my little love
I'm bound to go away

Cheeks as red a a blooming rose
And eyes are the prettiest brown
She's the darling of my heart
Sweetest girl in towm


I wish I had a big fine horse
And corn to feed him on
And Shady Grove to stay at home
And feed him while I'm gone


Went to see my Shady Grove
She was standing in the door
Her shoes and stockin's in her hand
And her little bare feet on the floor


When I was a little boy
I wanted a Barlow knife
And now I want little Shady Grove
To say she'll be my wife


A kiss form pretty little Shady Grove
Is sweet as brandy wine
And ther ain't no girl in this old world
Thats's prettier than mine


Track Listing

  • 1 Alabama Jubilee
  • 2 Streamline Cannonball
  • 3 Peach Picking Time in Georgia
  • 4 June Apple
  • 5 I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  • 6 Memphis Blues
  • 7 The Train That Carried My Girl From Town
  • 8 Old Camp Meeting Time
  • 9 Bye Bye Blues
  • 10 Shady Grove
  • 11 Blackberry Rag
  • 12 The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band
  • 13 Rainbow
  • 14 Step It Up and Go