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  1. The Clinton Girl's Song

The Clinton Girl's Song
Air: Rosin the Beau

In 1844, Whig presidential candidate’s songbook contained a song called "The Clay Girl's Song" to the tune of the old Irish drinking song "Rosin the Beau." The song was about a young girl that would not give her hand in marriage to any man that did not support Henry Clay for president. This modern twist applies the same concept to the Hillary Clinton campaign. "Rosin the Beau" continued to be used in political songs for the remainder of the 19th Century. Songbooks in the following years would contain songs that encouraged female participation, with notations that certain choruses should only be sung by ladies. During a time when women did not have the franchise, this contribution was significant to American politics and a truly republican form of government.


Lyrics

If e’er I consent to be married
(And I’m not quite sure that I will,)
The man that I give my fair hand to,
Must stand by the democrat Hill

Must stand by the democrat Hill
Must stand by the democrat Hill
The man that I give my fair hand to
Must stand by the democrat Hill

I open up tinder on my phone
And see men with looks that could kill
Not once is my interest in them shown
Unless they’re with candidate Hill

When doing my stalking on Facebook
I make sure that I always fill
The search bar for signs that he might look
Like he’ll vote for candidate Hill

His twitter and tumblr and Linked in
Have pictures of him trying to chill
But I want the hashtags for Clinton
He needs to love candidate Hill

If he’s loving and very patient
I am not convinced and I’m still
Waiting for an indication
That he’s voting for the great Hill

He might have a car and a six-pack
But I will not be on the pill
Yes our love will only be on track
When that man is voting for Hill

You might not get all my conditions
And maybe you just never will
But if you think we have attraction
Then start getting ready for Hill

Then start getting ready for Hill
Then start getting ready for Hill
But if you think we have attraction
Then start getting ready for Hill