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Ballad of the Commander in Chief

Monday, November 03, 2008

Just in time for tomorrow’s election comes a new collection of songs called "Of Great and Mortal Men: 43 Songs for 43 U.S. Presidencies." The project is the work of three lo-fi songwriters -- Christian Kiefer, Matthew Gerken and Jefferson Pitcher -- and each song depicts something about the character of each respective president, from greats (Washington and Lincoln) to the not-so-great (Fillmore and Nixon). We get a preview -- and we find out what the next installment may hold.


Matthew Gerken, Christian Kiefer and Jefferson Pitcher

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