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George Morris

Boone County, Missouri

Golden Eagle Hornpipe

Players: George Morris, fiddle; Dan Foster, accordion

From a 1955 recording. Included on the “Play Me Something Quick and Devilish” accompanying CD. Courtesy Charlie Walden.

Morris (1893-1983), born in Boone County, was a dance, contest and radio fiddler and the most influential Missouri player of the first half of the twentieth century.