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Kilkenny Cats

Song performed by: Dean Potter, Leslie Beukelman (vocals) and Tara Dirst (banjo). Recording engineer: Matt Dotson.

KILKENNY CATS.

TUNE --- "Old Dan Tucker."

Calhoun, Buchanan, Johnson, Cass,
The Locos say, may go to grass;
And so they give us Polk and Dallas,
A ticket which cannot app I us.

Hurrah for Clay and Frelinghuysen.
Hurrah for Clay and Frelinghuysen.
Hurrah for Clay and Frelinghuysen.
The day's our own, past all surmisin'.

Their own true friends they would dishearten,
And clipt the wings of poor old Martin;
To calls of "justice" they prove callous,
And victimized poor Polk and Dalls.

Hurrah for Clay and Frelinghuysen, &c.

The People say 'tis not surprisin'
We go for Clay and Frelinghuysen:
The Ship of State needs no such ballast
As James K. Polk and George M. Dallas.

Hurrah for Clay and Frelinghuysen, &c.

The Locos swore they'd have no Mats,
And fought like the Kilkenny Cats;
Two tails were left! Whose were they? tell us,
Why James K. Polk, and George M. Dalllas!

Hurrah for Clay and Frelinghuysen, &c.

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