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Tilden and Reform, song lyrics

Song: Tilden and Reform
Lyrics: William H. Long

Music: J. G. Kuhn
Year: 1876 (4)
Genre:
Country: USA


The great reformer Tilden's name,
Rings grandly thro' the land.
And thieves and rascals shiv'ring stand.
For Tilden takes command.
He represents the good and true,
Our glory and our fame,
And we will march to victory,
Led by his noble name,
Led by his noble name.

(CHORUS:)
The great reformer Tilden's name,
Rings grandly thro' the land,
And thieves and rascals shiv'ring stand,
For Tilden takes command, And thieves and rascals shiv'ring stand,
For Tilden takes command,
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The West will give her solid vote
For Him, our gallant chief,
The South will from her shackles spring,
For Tilden brings relief.
The North will marshall up her hosts,
For Tilden and reform,
The East will rally to his call,
Our chief of noble form,
Our chief of noble name.

(CHORUS)

The night of gloom is gliding out,
Forth breaks the rosy day,
And Tilden is the sun of hope,
That lights the nation's way,
The Empire state will lead the van,
To clear the dismal storm,
For thro' the length of our proud land,
Comes Tilden and Reform.
Comes Tilden and Reform.

(CHORUS)


Notes:

1 - This was a Democratic Party campaign song for their candidate Samuel J. Tilden, for President in 1876.

2 - Samuel Jones Tilden, was the Governor of New York in 1874, and a Democratic candidate for President of the United States of America in 1876.

3 - More on the U.S. Presidential election of 1876, in Wikipedia

4 - Published by H. T. Martin, Parkersburg, West Virginia