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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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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 … 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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Yes, His Grandfather was Old Tippecanoe

  A SONG OF TWO SOLDIERS. Air — “Old Oaken Bucket.” Oh, dear to my soul are the days of our glory, The time honored days of our national pride, When heroes and statesmen ennobled our story, And boldly the … Continue reading

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Pankies Were Hankied in Indiana

GLORIOUS IS OUR CANDIDATE! AIR — Policemen’s Chorus, Pirates of Penzance — “When the Foeman Bares His Steel” Glorious is our candidate! Brave in war and wise in State! And we certainly expect Him, this autumn, to elect; For when … Continue reading

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Republicans Loathe Free Trade

  O, GLORIOUS STANDARD! Air — “Hail Columbia.” O, glorious standard of the free, Thou flag of loyal colors three, Float ever o’er our hearths and homes, Float ever o’er our hearths and homes, A sign that we our country … 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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