Friday, September 29, 2017

Life Magazine: Sing Along with Millard Fillmore

From 1964, Life magazine's excellent album of band + vocal covers of vintage Presidential campaign songs going back 160 years. Life issued this version as a freebie to attract advertisers, and the same year Columbia Records sold it commercially in slightly different packaging. You'll tap your toe, you'll sap a tree, you'll wonder "Are ALL these lyrics stupid, or is it just me?" (Spoiler: the lyrics to campaign songs are always VERY, VERY STUPID.) Hat tip to Jason Klamm for loaning me this record from his collection - thanks again Jason!

Album audio & artwork

DISCLAIMER: To the best of my knowledge, this work is out of print and not available for purchase in any format. If you are the artist and are planning a reissue, please let me know and I’ll remove it from the blog. Also please get in touch if you’ve lost your art &/or sound masters and would like to talk with me about my restoration work.

1 comment:

  1. It may be VERY STUPID, STUPID and DUMB, but who better than Taylor to preserve this stuff. As always, perfect.


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