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Author Brand, Oscar. Performer.

Title Presidential campaign songs, 1789-1996 / [sung by] Oscar Brand.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  CD FOLK PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN SONGS    Check Shelf
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 006900
Performer Oscar Brand, John Foley, guitar and vocals; Jordan Brand, bass and vocals; Jonathan Pickow, banjo, synthesizer, and vocals.
Credits Compiled and produced by Oscar Brand.
Event Recorded in 1998.
Note Compact disc.
Program notes by Oscar Brand and Anthony Seeger, lyrics of the 1st and last songs, bibliography, and discography (36 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Summary A collection of campaign songs, one per president, from George Washington to William Clinton.
Contents Free elections -- Follow Washington -- Adams and liberty -- For Jefferson and liberty -- Huzzah for Madison, huzzah -- Monroe is the man -- Little know ye who's coming -- Jackson and Kentucky -- Rockabye, baby -- The Harrison Yankee Doodle -- Tippecanoe and Tyler, too -- Jimmy Polk of Tennessee -- Rumadum dum -- The Union wagon -- Pierce and King -- Buchanan and John Breckenridge -- Lincoln and liberty -- Just before election, Andy -- Grant, Grant, Grant -- For Hayes and Wheeler, too -- If the Johnnies get into power again -- Democrats, good Democrats -- He's all right --
Marching with McKinley -- Roosevelt the cry -- Get on a raft with Taft -- Wilson, that's all -- Harding, you're the man for us -- Keep cool and keep Coolidge -- If he's good enough for Lindy -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's back again -- I'm just wild about Harry -- I like Ike -- Marching down to Washington -- Hello, Lyndon -- Buckle down with Nixon -- I'm feeling good about America -- Why not the best? -- California, here we come -- This land is your land -- Don't stop thinking about tomorrow -- The same merry-go-round -- Song of the presidents.
Bibliography Includes bibliography and discography (p. 31-32).
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Election -- Songs and music.
Campaign songs -- United States.
Political ballads and songs -- United States.
Campaign songs. (OCoLC)fst00844876
Political ballads and songs. (OCoLC)fst01069210
Presidents -- Election. (OCoLC)fst01075747
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Music. (OCoLC)fst01423855
Added Author Foley, John (Vocalist) Performer.
Brand, Jordan. Performer.
Pickow, Jonathan. Performer.
Standard No. 093074505120
Music No. SFW CD 45051 Smithsonian Folkways
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