Uncle Hardy Lige Morgan's Hog Song

Title

Uncle Hardy Lige Morgan's Hog Song

Digital Object

Performer

Hoskins, Theophilus G.

Date Recorded

1937-10-14

AFS Number

1517A1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

ID'd on AFS card as "Tom Morgan's hog song" but announced by Hoskins as "Uncle Hardy Lige Morgan's hog song." Learned when he was five years old
was 53 at time of recording.

Genre

comic song
topical song
ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Leslie

Town

Hyden

Is Referenced by

Originally:
Lomax, John A., Alan Lomax, and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Folk Songs and Ballads. The Macmillan Company, 1941.
(Includes transcriptions.)  

Currently as:
Lomax, John A., Alan Lomax, and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Folk Songs and Ballads. Dover, 2000.

Citation

“Uncle Hardy Lige Morgan's Hog Song,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed November 13, 2019, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/900.

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