Voices, Votes, Victory: Presidential Campaign Songs

Early Rally Songs

Songsters

Forgotten Candidates

Issues and Slogans

  • Revilo. “The Hero of San Juan Hill.” Copyright by Revilo, 1904. Music Division, Library of Congress (35)
  • George Haydn Bromby. “Pull Together Boys.” New York: Sol Bloom, 1904. Music Division, Library of Congress (36)
  • Thos. G. Fudge, music, and Frank Sence, words. “The Dawning Day.” Terre Haute, Indiana: T.G. Fudge, 1904. Music Division, Library of Congress (37)
  • Abe Holzman, music, and Harry D. Kerr, words. “Get on the Raft with Taft.” New York: Leo Feist, 1903. Music Division, Library of Congress (38A)
  • Hattie B. Wheeler. “The Great Moving Day.” Chicago: Chicago Music Co., 1888. Music Division, Library of Congress (30)
  • George Cooper. “General U.S. Grant, The Man Who Saved the Nation.” New York: J. L. Peters, 1868. Music Division, Library of Congress (26)
  • Grant Schaefer, music, and H.O. Nourse, words. “No Crown of Thorns, No Cross of Gold.” Chicago: Chicago Music, 1896. Music Division, Library of Congress (33B)
  • Emma Washburn. “Wave High the Red Bandanna.” Washington, D.C.: Edward F. Droop, 1888. Music Division, Library of Congress (31)
  • A.T. Gorham. “Up With the Flag, Down With the Rag.” Cincinnati: John Church, 1888 Music Division, Library of Congress (32)
  • Y.D., Esq., music, and Thomas Peppergrass, words. “Roll Along, Roll Along, Shout the Campaign Battle Song.” Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1876. Music Division, Library of Congress (61)
  • R.E. Publican. “Hayes the True and Wheeler, Too!” New York: Wm. A. Pond & Co., 1876. Music Division, Library of Congress (62)
  • Al Jolson. “Harding You’re the Man for Us.” New York: Al Jolson, 1920. Music Division, Library of Congress (64)
  • L.H. Fisher, music, and J.J. Shirkey, words. “Sit Down and Rock It Out With Me.” Baltimore: H.R. Eisenbrandt, 1912. Music Division, Library of Congress (40)
  • Licco I. Liggy, music, and F.J. Miller, words. “Bust the Trusts: A Democratic Campaign Song.” New York: Weiss, MacEachen & Miller, 1912. Music Division, Library of Congress (41)
  • I.A. Foster, music, and C.R. Foster, words. “Wilson Has A Winnin’ Way and a Gosh-darned Way of Winnin’.” Los Angeles: C.R. Foster, 1916 Music Division, Library of Congress (43)
  • Edouard Hesselberg, music, and A.J. Kiser, words. “‘Peace by Resolution.’” Colorado Springs: A.J. Kiser, 1920. Music Division, Library of Congress (44)
  • Sara L. Ingraham, music, and W.J. Croghan, words. “Tea Pot Dome.” Charleston, South Carolina: W.J. Croghan, 1924. Music Division, Library of Congress (46)
  • Frank Drago, music, and John H. Bickley, words. “Keep Coolidge in the White House in the Presidential Chair.” Hartford, Connecticut: John J. Bickley, 1924. Music Division, Library of Congress (47)
  • George H. Perkins. “Just Our ‘Al,’ The Workingman’s ‘Pal.’” Boston: George H. Perkins, 1932. Music Division, Library of Congress (49)
  • Al. Meyers. “I Heard It on the Radio.” Legler, New Jersey: A.D. Myers, 1936. Music Division, Library of Congress (50)
  • L.E. Benner, music, and words. “Good-Bye Prohibition.” Minneapolis: Standard Publishing, 1932. Music Division, Library of Congress (48)
  • William R. Seiffert. “Humanity with Sanity.” Oceanside, New York: William R. Seiffert, 1936. Music Division, Library of Congress (55)
  • Bill Seiffert. “Humanity with Sanity.” Oceanside, New York: William R. Seiffert, 1960. Music Division, Library of Congress (56)
  • Pinky Herman and Mac Perrin, music, and Pinky Herman, words. “Vote for Nixon.” Yonkers, New York: Manor Music Company, 1968. Music Division, Library of Congress (60)
  • Loyd E. Roberson. “Kennedy and Johnson.” Abilene: Pratt Publishing, 1960. Music, Division, Library of Congress (57)
  • Herman (Doc) Silvers. “Hubie Humphrey—We Love You!” New York: Herman (Doc) Silvers, 1968. Music Division, Library of Congress (59)
  • Jan McCall, music, and Jan McCall and Ralph Taylor, words. “Let’s Carry Barry to the White House.” Submitted for copyright by Protone Music, Hollywood, California, 1964. Music Division, Library of Congress (58A)
  • Josephine T. Buell. “Wendell at the Bat.” Buellton, California: Odin G. Buell, 1940. Music Division, Library of Congress (51)
  • Frank J. Davis. “We’re Ridin’ to Glory on a Mule.” Los Angeles: Dixie Publishing, 1944. Music Division, Library of Congress (52)
  • Bernie Wayne, music, and Robert Sour, words. “Don’t Let ‘Em Take It Away!” New York: Meridian Music, 1952. Music Division, Library of Congress (53)
  • D. Clyde Lloyd. “We Like Ike.” Salt Lake City: D. Clyde Lloyd, 1952. Music Division, Library of Congress (54)

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