Songs, Odes, Glees, and Ballads

Songs, Odes, Glees, and Ballads

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No candidate for President of the United States was ever elected or rejected because of a song, but since the start of the 19th century the campaign song was used to promote candidates and make them more appealing to voters. These songs and ballads were usually set to the common tunes of their day and printed in books or pamphlets called qsongsters.q Until now, few serious studies of the American presidential campaign songster have been written. Miles' work brings a minimum of bibliographic control to its field by focusing on the campaign songster, a part of presidential campaigns from 1840 to 1964.... George K., 367 Naylor, James Ball, 406, 414 Neal, Clarence J., 417 Nicholson, James, 200 Norton, Anthony Banning, 275-276 Orr, Charles, 414 Orr, Charles H., 406 Orr, E. K., 413 Oslin, Rev. S. J., 410 Ottarson, Franklin J., 85 Owen, Delos, anbsp;...

Title:Songs, Odes, Glees, and Ballads
Author:William Miles
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1990-01-01


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