|Written by|| Bascom Lamar Lunsford (original)|
Scotty Wiseman (adaptation)
|Publisher|| Sony ATV/ Tree Publishing|
Three Wise Boys Music LLC
"Good Old Mountain Dew" is a folk song originally written by Bascom Lamar Lunsford in 1982, later adapted by Scotty Wiseman with new lyrics in 1935. The song was popularly covered by such artists Grandpa Jones, Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson.
Rowlf the Dog and Jimmy Dean performed the song together on The Jimmy Dean Show in an episode airing on January 15, 1966 taped at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Rowlf claims the song is from a rare recording by Grandpa Jones to Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra.