Governor Al Smith

DESCRIPTION: "Cal in the White House preparing for his rest, Al and his buddies are doing their best, He'll win, Al will win." Hoover will be "hard to beat," but with booze "hard to drink," Smith will win because he opposes Prohibition
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (recording, Carolina Night Hawks)
KEYWORDS: political drink nonballad
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1928 - Election of Herbert Hoover to replace Calvin Coolidge. Al Smith was the unsuccessful Democratic nominee
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 121-122, "Governor Al Smith" (1 text)
Roud #17521
RECORDINGS:
Carolina Night Hawks, "Governor Al Smith" (Columbia 15256-D, 1928)
File: CAFS1121

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