Kitty Clyde

Tommy Jarrell

Key of A, usually. Verse and chorus to the same music.

  • Old Crow Medicine Show sing some of the original lyrics [utoob non-video].
  • Old Time Pals live at the Galax Public Library [utoob].
  • Woodchuckers [utoob non-video].
  • Fast bluegrass by Johnson Mountain Boys [utoob non-video].


  • Some folks sing about Katy Kline to the same tune.
  • Kitty Clyde original sheet music was written by L. V. H. Crosby and published in 1854. You can see a scan of a very old paper edition at Connecticut College. Note that the ink from each page bled onto the page before it. The cover illustration shows Kitty Clyde holding her fishing rod and her basket for fish.