Blue Eyed Girl is, for all intents and purposes, Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss. The Hill Billies (aka Al Hopkins and His Buckle Busters) recorded it at an October 22nd, 1926, session for Vocalion. It was released as Vocalion # 5017, paired with Fisher’s Hornpipe.

As with several other of the group’s recordings, the fidelity of the recording is not great, making it challenging to identify some notes in the melody with certainty. In addition, there seems to be some disagreement among members of the group as to what the melodic and harmonic content of the ‘B’ strain should be. There’s a minor train wreck in bar 4.

Blue Eyed Girl

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