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The OLD CHIEFTAN.
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The OLD CHIEFTAIN.
  
 
Song and Chorus.
 
Song and Chorus.
  
 
Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me,
 
Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me,
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However long or lean he may be,
 
However long or lean he may be,
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He's honest and bold, he never fails,
 
He's honest and bold, he never fails,
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He knows how to fight, and split oak-rails.
 
He knows how to fight, and split oak-rails.
  
 
Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me,
 
Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me,
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Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee,
 
Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee,
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Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all,
 
Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all,
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He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.
 
He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.
  
 
Words and Music by Edwin Henry.
 
Words and Music by Edwin Henry.
  
Philadelphia:  Published by Lee & Walker, No. 722 Chestnut Street.
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1862.
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Philadelphia:   
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Published by Lee & Walker, No. 722 Chestnut Street.
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Lincoln
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----
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3
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"The Old Chieftain."
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Song & Chorus.
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Words and Music By Edwin Henry.
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Spirited.
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Piano.
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1. Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me, However long or lean he may be, He's
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2. When old Abe puts his foot to the ground, It sticks right fast and never turns round, He
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3. He cracks his jokes and he makes us smile, But he's in earnest all the while, They
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Chorus after each verse.
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honest and bold, he never fails, He knows how to fight and split oak rails.
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hears what the others have to say And then goes on in his good old way.
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say that he has a narrow soul, But it can take in the Union Whole.
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8755.4.
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Enterere according to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 at the Clerk's Office of the Dt. Ct. of the En. Dt. of Pa. by Lee & Walker.
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180462
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4
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Chorus.
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Treble. Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me, Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee:
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Alto.
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Tenor. Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me, Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee:
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Bass.
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Piano.
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Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all, He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.
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Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all, He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.
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8755.4.
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4th. 5th. & 6th Verses.
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Voice
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4. He means to do what he always said, He
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5. The proclamation the last and the best, Is
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6. God bless the old man and all his folks,
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Piano.
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sticks to the notions in his head, The good old Union must
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liked first rate both east and west, But Richmond gets quite red
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recesh will find out that he's not a hoax, He's soft in words but he's
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Chorus.
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stay just so, For it wont do to break it in two.
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in the face, To learn of the Nigger's day of grace.
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hard in blows, He can whip whoever may oppose.
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8755.4
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----
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A list of
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Songs, Waltzes, Polkas, Marches, &c.
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embellished with handsome lithographs,
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Published and for sale by
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Lee & Walker,
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No. 722 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Latest revision as of 22:21, 17 May 2020

The OLD CHIEFTAIN.

Song and Chorus.

Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me,

However long or lean he may be,

He's honest and bold, he never fails,

He knows how to fight, and split oak-rails.

Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me,

Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee,

Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all,

He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.

Words and Music by Edwin Henry.

1862.

Philadelphia:

Published by Lee & Walker, No. 722 Chestnut Street.

Lincoln


3

"The Old Chieftain."

Song & Chorus.

Words and Music By Edwin Henry.

Spirited.

Piano.

1. Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me, However long or lean he may be, He's

2. When old Abe puts his foot to the ground, It sticks right fast and never turns round, He

3. He cracks his jokes and he makes us smile, But he's in earnest all the while, They

Chorus after each verse.

honest and bold, he never fails, He knows how to fight and split oak rails.

hears what the others have to say And then goes on in his good old way.

say that he has a narrow soul, But it can take in the Union Whole.

8755.4.

Enterere according to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 at the Clerk's Office of the Dt. Ct. of the En. Dt. of Pa. by Lee & Walker.

180462


4

Chorus.

Treble. Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me, Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee:

Alto.

Tenor. Old Abe Lincoln is the man for me, Old Abe Lincoln is the man for thee:

Bass.

Piano.

Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all, He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.

Old Abe Lincoln is the man for all, He can whip old Jeff and old Stonewall.

8755.4.


4th. 5th. & 6th Verses.

Voice

4. He means to do what he always said, He

5. The proclamation the last and the best, Is

6. God bless the old man and all his folks,

Piano.

sticks to the notions in his head, The good old Union must

liked first rate both east and west, But Richmond gets quite red

recesh will find out that he's not a hoax, He's soft in words but he's

Chorus.

stay just so, For it wont do to break it in two.

in the face, To learn of the Nigger's day of grace.

hard in blows, He can whip whoever may oppose.

8755.4


A list of

Songs, Waltzes, Polkas, Marches, &c.

embellished with handsome lithographs,

Published and for sale by

Lee & Walker,

No. 722 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.