House Of Mayors

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House Of Mayors
Hello recording by John Linnell
First released August 1996
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Tracks 10
Label Hello <hel-68> Length 15:46
Hall Of Mayors misprinted cover

House of Mayors is the second solo EP release by John Linnell through the Hello Recording Club. Like its predecessor, State Songs, it is a concept EP.

Linnell described it in a 1996 They Might Be Giants Info Club newsletter when asked what he'd be doing while John Flansburgh toured with Mono Puff:

I'm working this summer on a project to be released as a Hello CD-of-the-Month called House of Mayors. It's a mostly instrumental tour through an imaginary exhibit of New York mayors, sort of like the Hall of Presidents at Disneyland.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 Preamble: Fernando Wood 0:57

 

N/A
2 Processional 1:31

 

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3 DeWitt Clinton 2:03

 

4 Processional 0:54

 

N/A
5 John Purroy Mitchel 0:54

 

N/A
6 Will You Love Me In December As You Do In May? 2:28

 

7 Processional 0:40

 

8 Fiorello LaGuardia 1:08

 

N/A
9 David Dinkins 1:08

 

N/A
10 House Of Mayors 4:03

 


Trivia[edit]

  • Some issues of this recording feature a misprint, titling it Hall of Mayors. It is unknown exactly how many copies were incorrectly printed this way.