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, And this, and other things as bad, raised Grover’s indignation. Chorus . Yankee Doodle, mindContinue reading “The Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver”

So Fleeting is Fame

THE FREE TRADE BANNER. Air—”When Freedom from Her Mountain Height” When Free Trade, from her topmost crag, Unfurled her standard to the air, She thrust aside the old time flag, And set a big bandanna there. She sprinkled o’er its crimson dyes The dust that in a snuff-box lies; She striped its folds, red asContinue reading “So Fleeting is Fame”

All Wet

THE CATASTROPHE. Air.—”The Bull Dog.” Allen Thurman on the bank, Grover Cleveland in the pool, Allen Thurman on the bank, Grover Cleveland in the pool, Allen Thurman on the bank, Grover Cleveland in the pool, “O, help me out and put me on the Presidential stool! ” Chorus. Singing tra, la, la, la, la, la,Continue reading “All Wet”

Seeking a Second Term

  OH, GROVER C, MY JO GROVE. Air — “John Anderson, My Jo.” Oh, Grover C, my Jo Grove! I wonder what you mean By such an inconsistent act as that we’ve lately seen; You thought a second term, Grove, about four years ago, A danger to the nation, Oh, Grover C., my Jo. Oh,Continue reading “Seeking a Second Term”

The Single-Issue Party

THE BATTLE CRY, PROTECTION. Air — “Battle Cry of Freedom.” For America and freedom we take the field again Shouting the battle cry, Protection! And rally round our banner, a host of busy men Shouting the battle cry, Protection! Chorus. America forever! Hurrah, boys, hurrah! Down with the bandanna and up with the stars, WhileContinue reading “The Single-Issue Party”

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