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 new songs to patriotic airs, together with explanatory notes, links to music, amusing illustrations, &c.Continue reading “Index of Titles and First Lines: 1888 Harrison Song Book”

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 Grover Cleveland’s Vice, Cleveland’s Vice, Oh, who is Grover Cleveland’s Vice, Cleveland’s Vice, Oh, whoContinue reading “Wave High the Red Bandanna”

I’ll Eat My Hat

  WHEN MY OLD HAT WAS NEW. When my old hat was new (’twas back in sixty-one), Brave boys went out to battle and with them Harrison, They fought for union of the States, for abolition, too, And many boys were brought home dead, when my old hat was new. When my old hat wasContinue reading “I’ll Eat My Hat”

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? Oh, what shall the tariff be? Chorus. Cut here by Cleveland and cut there byContinue reading “Tariff Tales”

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 say A year ago a-fishing went on Decoration Day. So he got his tackle ready,Continue reading “D. Day Dodger”

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