The University of Texas at Austin
Anglo-American Songs: "Tuckahoe"; "Virginia Girls"
Identifier: e_utfc_0445
Title: Anglo-American Songs: "Tuckahoe"; "Virginia Girls"
Description: Voice without accompaniment. First line: "Riggish and the ruggage... called the Irish the poor old turkey hole..." The song was made up by the performer's brother, and it includes a discussion of how to make ash-cakes.
City: Brown's Cove
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Creator: McAllister, Maybird (performer)
Contributor: Foss, George (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 1 minute, 49 seconds