Bascom Lamar Lunsford with a Banjo Photo Credit: https://www.madisoncounty-nc.com What makes an old song great is the story behind it. One of the known folk songs that became a standard song recorded by many artists is the song “Good Old ...

“Good Old Mountain Dew” sometimes called “Mountain Dew” or “Real Old Mountain Dew” is an Appalachian folk song. Having two versions—Bascom Lamar Lunsford’s and Scotty Wiseman’s—the former written in 1928 and the latter in 1935. Both covers of the song are about moonshine. A ...