Roy Ross Orchestra* with vocals by The Honeydreamers ‎– Songs For Presidents

Vinyl, 10", 33 ⅓ RPM, Album, Promo, Special Edition, Unofficial Release


A1 Hard Cider—1840 campaign; William H. Harrison (Whig) against Martin Van Buren (Dem.)
A2 Tip and Ty—1840 campaign; William H. Harrison (Whig) against Martin Van Buren (Dem.)
A3 Clay and Frelinghuysen—1844 campaign; Henry Clay (Whig) versus James K. Polk (Dem.)
A4 Huzzah for Harry; Away with Traitor Tyler; Gallant Henry Clay—A medley for three songs from the 1840 campaign
A5 Come Voters Come—1856 campaign; James Buchanan (Dem.) against John C. Fremont (Rep.) and Millard Fillmore (American)
A6 The People Had Five Candidates—1860 campaign; Abraham Lincoln (Rep.) against Stephen A. Douglas (Dem.)
A7 Old Abe Lincoln Came Out of the Wilderness—1860 campaign; Abraham Lincoln (Rep.) against John C. Breckenridge (Dem.), John Bell (Const. Union), Stephen A. Douglas (Dem.)
A8 Lincoln and Hamlin, God Bless Them—1860 campaign
A9 High Old Abe Shall Win—1860 campaign
A10 Song of the Election—1864 campaign; Abraham Lincoln (Union) against George B. McClellan (Dem.)
A11 Lincoln's Wedge—1864 campaign
A12 U.S. Grant Our Candidate—Hurrah for General Grant—a medley from the 1868 campaign; Ulysses S. Grant (Rep.) against Horatio Seymour (Dem.)
B1 Farmer Greeley—1872 campaign; Horace Greeley (Dem., Liberal Rep.) against U.S. Grant (Rep.), Thomas A. Hendricks (Dem.), Charles J. Jenkins (Dem.), David Davis (Dem.), and B. Gratz Brown (Dem., Liberal Rep.)
B2 Tilden and Reform—1876 campaign; Samuel J. Tilden (Dem.) against Rutherford B. Hayes (Rep.) and Peter Cooper (Greenback)
B3 Hurrah for Hayes and Wheeler—1876 campaign
B4 Work for Blaine and Logan—1884 campaign; James G. Blaine (Rep.) against Grover Cleveland (Dem.), Benjamin F. Butler (Greenback), John P. St. John (Prohibition)
B5 Songs for Blaine—1884 campaign
B6 Blaine and Logan, We'll Run 'Em In—1884 campaign
B7 All Cry Boys "No Wool"—1888 campaign; Benjamin Harrison (Rep.) against Grover Cleveland (Dem.), Clinton B. Fisk (Prohibition), Alson J. Streeter (Union Labor)
B8 Hurrah for Ben and Levi—1888 campaign
B9 Starry Flag—1888 campaign
B10 Down with the Rag, Up with the Flag—1888 campaign

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Though the subtitle for this album is "A Musical History Of America's Major Political Campaigns From 1800 Through 1960", this particular 10" covers only songs from 1840-1888.

"Not for sale. Not for broadcast."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code (Side A): ANR-2036
  • Label Code (Side B): ANR-2036-1
  • Barcode (Side A): Pm 106 / A+R 2036A-2
  • Barcode (Side B): Pm 107 / A+R 2036B-3