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Music of American Politics

Music of American Politics

Recorded in Washington, DC, in 1997, Joe Glazer documents American political history through campaign songs. From America’s first campaign songs for William Henry Harrison in 1840 to Bill Clinton in 1992, Glazer shares with listeners a rich overview of political songs in this country. Each track begins with a brief history of the song by Glazer and the collection features several of his classic hits, including "Ida Mae (Social Security Song)" and "Ballad of Richard Nixon."

Track Listing

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Happy Days are Here Again Magpie 1:24
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102
Row, Row, Row with Roosevelt Joe Glazer 0:46
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103
Tippacanoe and Tyler Too Joe Glazer 1:37
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104
Henry Clay and Freilinghuysen Joe Glazer 0:44
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105
John Brown Medley Joe Glazer 4:35
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106
Benjamin Harrison Song Joe Glazer 3:15
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107
Suffragette Song Joe Glazer 2:03
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108
Silent Call Joe Glazer 2:15
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109
If He's Good Enough For Lindy Joe Glazer 2:26
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110
Brother Can You Spare a Dime? Joe Glazer 3:03
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111
Happy Days are Here Again Joe Glazer 1:59
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112
Leaning on a Shovel Joe Glazer 3:41
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113
Ida Mae (Social Security Song) Joe Glazer 2:02
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114
REA Song Joe Glazer 2:12
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115
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Back Again Joe Glazer 1:39
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116
The Ballad of October 16 Joe Glazer 1:38
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117
Dewey/Bricker Song Joe Glazer 1:00
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118
Wild About Harry Joe Glazer 0:55
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119
I Like Ike Joe Glazer 1:59
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120
I Like Ike (version 2) Joe Glazer 1:02
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121
Joe McCarthy's Band Joe Glazer 3:04
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122
Ballad of Richard Nixon Joe Glazer 3:25
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123
I'm Looking for the "R" in Harvard Joe Glazer 2:14
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124
We Shall Overcome Joe Glazer 1:25
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125
Goldwater For President Joe Glazer 1:02
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126
Don't Wake the President Up Joe Glazer 4:14
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Politics Joe Glazer 3:15

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