Franklin D. Roosevelt

DESCRIPTION: "Franklin Roosevelt took his seat About one year ago; He cannot please the world, That we all well know." "I esteem our worthy President." "He has given work to laboring men." "We're on the verge of better times." The singer encourages unions, religion
AUTHOR: James W. Day ("Jilson Setters")
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: political nonballad
1929-1933 - Presidency of Herbert Hoover
1933-1945 - Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', pp. 245-246, (no title) (1 text)
NOTES [19 words]: This is presumably the song recorded by Setters on Library of Congress recording 1010B1, but I haven't heard it. - RBW
File: ThBa245

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