The History of Political Songs and Jingles in Tennessee

A Web Exhibit Curated by John Fabke Featuring Materials from the Holdings of the Center for Popular Music and the Albert Gore Research Center at Middle Tennessee State University

Newly-Acquired Songs and Research by Kent Syler, Special Projects Coordinator, Albert Gore Research Center

In a state with such a rich musical heritage, it seems natural that music has played an important role in Tennessee politics as much as other, more familiar, areas of the state's culture. We invite you to explore the many facets of political songs and jingles in Tennessee and American history.

This exhibit is meant to be viewed sequentially, following the section outlines below.
However, a viewer may jump to a particular section by using the section title as a link.


 A Brief History of Political Songs

Early Campaign Songs for Presidents from Tennessee

A Brief Definition and History of Political Jingles

The Evolution of Political Jingles in Tennessee

Politics and Music in Tennessee - The Rest of the Story



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