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Index of Titles and First Lines: 1888 Harrison Song Book

“And when some jubilant son-of-a-gun Yelled, ‘What’s the matter with Harrison?’ A voice replied, far up the height, ‘He’s all right.’” Songs from The Harrison log cabin song book of 1840 : Revised for the campaign of 1888, with numerous … Continue reading

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Wave High the Red Bandanna

  And so, my friend, we approach the end of The Harrison Log Cabin Song Book of 1840: Revised for the campaign of 1888, with numerous new songs to patriotic airs. CLEVELAND’S VICE. Air — “Meerschaum Pipe.” Oh, who is … Continue reading

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Tariff Tales

  WHAT SHALL THE TARIFF BE? Cutting the tax from the sheep’s white wool, Cutting the tax from the silken spool, Cutting the tax from the cotton hose, Cutting the tax from the English clothes; What shall the tariff be? … Continue reading

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D. Day Dodger

  THE PRESIDENTIAL FISHERMAN. Air — “The Fine Old English Gentleman.” Come listen, all ye soldiers who wore the royal blue, I’ve got a little story to tell you that is true, About a “mugwump” President named Cleveland, who they … Continue reading

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Free Trade Wool

THE FREE-TRADE PINAFORE. [In Which Captain Cleveland Appears at the Head of the Democratic Crew.] Capt. Cleveland — I am the captain of the Free Trade crew. Chorus of Democratic Tars — And a right good captain, too. Capt. C. … Continue reading

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The Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver

  HARRISON’S THE DANDY. Air — “Yankee Doodle.” Cleveland took his hook and line and started off a-fishing. He fished for suckers all the day, but took it out in wishing. It seems the suckers all were off attending decoration, … Continue reading

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Uncle Jumbo

The next section is labeled “Later Songs.“ THE COLLAR AND THE KERCHIEF. Air — “John Brown.” Grover Cleveland is a collar of extraordinary size, So that many men mistake him for a corset in disguise, He standeth on his tip-toes … Continue reading

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The Red Bandana

  CAMPAIGN SONG. Air — “Good-by, My Lover, Good-by.” O Democrats, hear the trumpet blow, Good-by, free traders, good-by! Pack up your grips, its time to go, Good-by, free traders, good-by! Protection is the people’s wealth, Good-by, free traders, good-by! … Continue reading

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Seeing the Elephant

BUCKEYE BOYS. Air — “Swiss Boy.” Come arouse ye, arouse ye, my brave Buckeye boys! Take the ax and to labor away! The sun is up with ruddy beam The Buckeye blooms beside the stream; Come, arouse ye, etc. Love … Continue reading

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Draft Dodger Blues

THE FLAG WILL LEAD. The spoilsmen are fretful and gloomy as night, Their “Denmark is rotten” about; The party’s perplexed and in horrible plight, For Grover, they know, must go out. Our flag, like the sign to the Roman, I … Continue reading

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