Old Time John Henry
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OLD TIME JOHN HENRY. AKA and see "John Henry Blues." American, Song and Reel. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). Earl Johnson and His Dixie Entertainers recorded a string band version of the American folk song in 192. Picking up on the popularity of 'blues' tunes, they (like others in the 78 RPM era) appended the name 'blues' to the title.
Source for notated version:
Recorded sources: OKeh 45101 (78 RPM), Earl Johnson and His Dixie Entertainers (1927). Reed Island Rounders - "Wolves in the Wood" (1997).
See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources 
Hear Earl Johnson and His Dixie Entertainers' 1927 recording on youtube.com 
Hear a clawhammer banjo version of the tune  and the Internet Archive  
See the Ballad Index entry for the song "John Henry"