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Interview with Nancy and Ray Morgan on making hog's head cheese and fiddling
Musical instrument maker
One audio cassette. Side 1: Interview of Nancy Morgan: Morgan discusses both making hog's headcheese and her life's history. She talks about how long she had been making the head cheese, butchering hogs, the parts she uses, how she boils the head, dressing the hog, and special recipes like liver pudding, chitlins and cracklins, pig's feet, and beef tripe, etc. She also describes growing up in Fargo, Georgia, related weather and insects, her family's ethnic heritage, and talks about how her father taught her old songs and performed at various venues. She sings "Little Orphan Girl" and "Wake Up Jacob" without instrumentals. Side 2: Interview of Ray Morgan, with Nancy Morgan: [Difficult to hear-voices indistinct.] Ray Morgan talks about how he and Nancy met and on making and playing gourd fiddles. Plays the gourd and regular fiddle.