Liberty's Call or Hurrah for Abe and Andy

Title

Liberty's Call or Hurrah for Abe and Andy

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Campaign songs
Piano music
Sheet music

Description

Campaign song for Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Cover depicts scrolls and banner containing song title.

Creator

L. B. Starkweather and W. S. Blanchard

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864

Contributor

Oliver Ditson & Co.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301028
122931470

Coverage

Boston

Transcription

LIBERTY'S CALL OR HURRAH FOR ABE AND ANDY. Words by W.S. Blanchard, Music by L.B. Starkweather. 3

BOSTON. Published by Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington St.

Cinn. J. Church Jr. N. York. W.A. Pond & Co. Chicago. Lyon & Healy. Boston. J.C. Haynes & Co. Philada. J.E. Gould.


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LIBERTY'S CALL. Music by L.B. Starkweather. Bold and Spirited.

1. Freemen rouse in strength divine And shout for Abe and Andy, Bright the stars of

2. Come for glorious, grand old sires, And shout for Abe and Andy, Come for altars

freedom shine, Hurray for Abe and Andy! In serried rank, triumphant host, Freemen onward

and your fires, Hurrah for Abe and Andy! Strike for all enshrining time, Strike for union

to your post, Let proud Columbia be your boast, Hurrah for Abe and Andy!

grand sublime, Strike and wake the centuries' chime, Hurrah for Abe and Andy.


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CHORUS.

Strike for all enshrining time, Strike for Union, grand, sublime, Strike for all enshrining time, Strike for Union, grand, sublime,

Strike and wake the centuries' chime, Hurrah for Abe and Andy! Strike and wake the centuries' chime, Hurrah for Abe and Andy!


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3. Patriots rise the western world Declares for Abe and Andy, High your banner

4. Hear that vast triumphant sound, Hurrah for Abe and Andy, How it vibrates

5. 'Tis the hour of sovereign fate That calls for Abe and Andy, To save the proud

6. Love shall here her altars build, Hurrah for Abe and Andy, Sublimest art proud

be unfurl'd, Blazon'd for Abe and Andy. Bear aloft in glorious pride, Wave around

far around, Hurrah for Abe and Andy. Like diapason of the sea, Great swelling anthem

Imperiled state, Stand by Abe and Andy. Patriots heed your country's voice, Make freedom's champions

structures gild In praise of Abe and Andy. Order and law triumphant reign, No binding yoke no

Creation wide, Freedom. progress, watchword, guide, Hurrah for Abe and Andy!

of the free. A nation's glorious minstrelsy, For Abe, old Abe and Andy!

now your choice, And coming ages will rejoice, Hurray for Abe and Andy!

galling chain, Return the gold age again, And blest be Abe and Andy!

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
34 cm

Citation

L. B. Starkweather and W. S. Blanchard, “Liberty's Call or Hurrah for Abe and Andy,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 20, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19458.