Abe and George really look like they’re ready to party here. Ol’ Abe even had his ears cleaned for the occasion!
Welcome to the three-day weekend celebrating the joint birthdays of George “I Cannot Tell a Lie” Washington and Abraham “Honest Abe” Lincoln. There’s a good chance they’re the first two presidents you learned about in elementary school. I know they were for me. Somehow we never got around to Millard Fillmore or Grover Cleveland.
It took some digging but I came up with some gems (some slightly less shiny) for your listening pleasure.
- “Young Abe Lincoln” – Johnny Horton
- “Eisenhower Blues” – J.B. Lenoir
- “Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation” – Tom Paxton
- “He Was a Friend of Mine” – The Byrds
- “Bonzo Goes to Bitburg” – The Ramones
- “Funky President” – James Brown