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Audio Recording Root hog or die

Root hog or die

About this Item


  • Root hog or die


  • Randolph, Vance (recordist)
  • Denoon, Jimmy (performer)

Created / Published

  • Library of Congress, 1952.


  • -  Frontier and pioneer life
  • -  Missouri


  • -  Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L30, "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (bibliographic history)
  • -  Forms part of the Vance Randolph Collection. (source)
  • -  Recorded in 1941. (date)
  • -  Recorded in Bradleyville, Missouri. (venue)
  • -  This is a parody of a popular minstrel show song of the same title that was about the War of 1812. (General)


  • sound recording


  • 1 sound recording


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1941/001: AFS5331B1

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Randolph, Vance, and Jimmy Denoon. Root Hog or Die. Library of Congress, 1952. Audio.

APA citation style:

Randolph, V. & Denoon, J. (1952) Root Hog or Die. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Randolph, Vance, and Jimmy Denoon. Root Hog or Die. Library of Congress, 1952. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.