Of Great and Mortal Men: 43 Songs for 43 U.S. Presidencies

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  • Release Date: 9/9/2008
  • Label: Standard Recording
  • UPC: 666973104321
  • Catalog Number: 1043


Disc 1
  1. 1 George Washington: Washington Dreams Of The Hippopotamus - J. Matthew Gerken (4:20)
  2. 2 John Adams: Armed With Only Wit And Vigor And The U.S. Navy (3:44)
  3. 3 Thomas Jefferson: The Mouldboard Of Least Resistance - J. Matthew Gerken (4:52)
  4. 4 James Madison: Zinger - J. Matthew Gerken (3:16)
  5. 5 James Monroe: The Last Cocked Hat - Jefferson Pitcher (3:42)
  6. 6 John Quincy Adams: Death In The Speaker’s Room - J. Matthew Gerken (5:11)
  7. 7 Andrew Jackson: Benevolence - J. Matthew Gerken (3:38)
  8. 8 Martin Van Buren: The Little Magician - J. Matthew Gerken (5:06)
  9. 9 William Henry Harrison: So You Don’t Have To - J. Matthew Gerken (4:09)
  10. 10 John Tyler: Hindsight Falls On Deaf Ears - J. Matthew Gerken (3:34)
  11. 11 James Polk: The Other Is Better/The Landscape To Transform - Monahans (6:01)
  12. 12 Zachary Taylor: Rough And Ready - J. Matthew Gerken (4:08)
  13. 13 Millard Fillmore: The Proof Is In The Pudding - J. Matthew Gerken (4:03)
  14. 14 Franklin Pierce: My Only Enemy Is Myself - J. Matthew Gerken (2:21)
Disc 2
  1. 1 James Buchanan: God Will Strike You Down - Reid MacLean (4:04)
  2. 2 Abraham Lincoln: Malice, Charity, And The Oath Of God - J. Matthew Gerken (5:27)
  3. 3 Andrew Johnson: Was Ever Alone? - J. Matthew Gerken (3:51)
  4. 4 Ulysses S. Grant: Helicopters Above Oakland - J. Matthew Gerken (4:51)
  5. 5 Rutherford B. Hayes: The Beard Of God - J. Matthew Gerken (3:30)
  6. 6 James Garfield: Seven Months - J. Matthew Gerken (3:57)
  7. 7 Chester Arthur: The Epitome Of Dignity - J. Matthew Gerken (4:55)
  8. 8 Grover Cleveland: Bees And Honey - J. Matthew Gerken (3:29)
  9. 9 Benjamin Harrison: Kid Gloves Hands Surplus To Big Sugar - J. Matthew Gerken (2:30)
  10. 10 Grover Cleveland: Rubbermouth - J. Matthew Gerken (3:52)
  11. 11 William McKinley: Czolgosz’s Dream - J. Matthew Gerken (4:04)
  12. 12 Theodore Roosevelt: The Sherman Act Does Not Care - Dean Haakenson (2:49)
  13. 13 William Howard Taft: There Was No Longer Use To Hide The Fact That It W - J. Matthew Gerken (5:05)
  14. 14 Woodrow Wilson: A Life Among Men - Jamie Stuart (3:40)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Warren Harding: An Army Of Pompous Phrases - J. Matthew Gerken (4:52)
  2. 2 Calvin Coolidge: On Silence - Radar Bros. (3:58)
  3. 3 Herbert Hoover: Woe Is A Spoon- Shaped Heart - J. Matthew Gerken (4:29)
  4. 4 Franklin D. Roosevelt: Illuminating The Bright Lines - J. Matthew Gerken (5:08)
  5. 5 Harry S. Truman: Suits And Fine Trousers Vs. Hiroshima - J. Matthew Gerken (3:06)
  6. 6 Dwight D. Eisenhower: When Ike Walked The Land - J. Matthew Gerken (4:08)
  7. 7 John F. Kennedy: There Is No Plan - J. Matthew Gerken (5:52)
  8. 8 Lyndon B. Johnson: Ladybird Take Me Home - Steve Dawson (3:16)
  9. 9 Richard Nixon: 2 Under Par Off The Coast Of Africa - J. Matthew Gerken (9:21)
  10. 10 Gerald Ford: Now You See It, Now You Don’t See It - J. Matthew Gerken (4:16)
  11. 11 Jimmy Carter: A Great Beam Of Light - J. Matthew Gerken (4:30)
  12. 12 Ronald Reagan: Such A Marvelous Dream - Califone (5:05)
  13. 13 George H.W. Bush: It Was Foreshadowed Here: The Beginning Of The End - J. Matthew Gerken (2:57)
  14. 14 William J. Clinton: The Mighty Lion Will Not Roar Again - J. Matthew Gerken (5:38)
  15. 15 George W. Bush: Though The Night - J. Matthew Gerken (4:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Of Great and Mortal Men Primary Artist
Richard Nixon Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Spoken Word
Jim Putnam Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
Jason Roberts Guitar, Electric Guitar
Tim Rutili Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Stephen Yerkey Vocals
Mark Kozelek Guitar
Michael Madden Organ, Piano
Vince Di Fiore Trumpet, Soloist
Ben Massarella Percussion
John Gutenberger Bass
Tom Carter Guitar
Tim Metz Drums
Alan Sparhawk Vocals
Greg Vanderpool Guitar, Vocals
Andrew Enberg Drums
Roberto Sanchez Drums
Jim Becker Violin, Keyboards
Christian Kiefer Organ, Dulcimer, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Piano, Drums, Glockenspiel, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Sampling, Slide Guitar, Pump Organ, Lap Steel Guitar, wah wah guitar, Soloist, Tenor Banjo, Vocal Harmony
Denison Witmer Vocals
Stuart Thomas Bass, Piano
Tetuzi Akiyama Guitar
Joe Adamik Percussion, Keyboards
Rosie Thomas Vocals
Britton Beisenherz Bass, Piano
Mike Curry Drums
Greg Aaron Drums
Ron Guensche Bass
Chris Grabau Keyboards, Vocals
Chad Wilson Bass
Tom Brosseau Vocals
Steven Kattenbraker Sounds
Alex Wilson Electric Piano
Jim Fredley Guitar
Andrew Dost Flugelhorn
Jeff Alkire Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Marla Hansen Viola, Vocals
Jefferson Pitcher Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Shaker, Singing Bowls, Guitar (Nylon String)
James Jackson Toth Vocals
Jesse Elliott Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
J. Matthew Gerken Organ, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Cymbals, Electric Guitar, Tambourine, Vocals, Background Vocals, Double Bass, Acoustic Bass, Hand Drums, Vocal Harmony
Reid MacLean Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Dean Haakenson Vocals
Dustin Hamman Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
Keenan Bird Snare Drums
Joaquin McPeek Conga
Jeremy Pagan Acoustic Guitar
Jeremy Hughes Drums
Jeff Kapellas Flute, Baritone Saxophone
Heather Phillips Vocals, Background Vocals
Garin Casaleggio Drums
Fran Mironchik Flute
Damian Sol Violin
Andrew Enberg Drums
Jexie Lynn Toth Vocals
Chip Conrad Snare Drums
Scott Leftridge Organ, Piano
John Horton Lap Steel Guitar
Simon Ennis Accordion
James Finch Jr. Acoustic Bass
Technical Credits
Jim Putnam Engineer
Kevin Seconds Artwork
Steve Lambert Artwork
Vince Di Fiore Engineer
Ben Massarella drum machine
Eric Broyhill Mastering
Robert Cheek Engineer
Andrew Enberg Engineer
Kurt Lightner Artwork
Christian Kiefer Composer, Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer, Artwork, Audio Production
Denison Witmer Engineer
Rob Halverson Engineer
Joe Adamik drum machine
Britton Beisenherz Engineer
Aaron Prellwitz Engineer
Jason Sinclair Long Artwork
Bryce Chambers Engineer
Ron Guensche Engineer
Jen Corace Artwork
Milton Mapes Audio Production
Chris Grabau Engineer
Nicole Roberts Artwork
Natasha J. Robinson Artwork
Shari Elf Artwork
Steven Kattenbraker Sound Effects
Steve Dawson Producer, Engineer
Andrew Dost Engineer
Rob Fisk Artwork
These United States Composer
Joshua Schramm Artwork
Jefferson Pitcher Composer, Engineer
James Jackson Toth Engineer
Jesse Elliott Engineer
J. Matthew Gerken Composer, Producer, Engineer
Gregory Page Engineer
Dustin Hamman Engineer
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