"Spying the Navy Yard brass band taking shelter under the White House eaves, he calls out a request: 'I always thought that 'Dixie' was one of the best tunes I ever heard. Our adversaries over the way, I know, have attempted to appropriate it. But I insist that yesterday we fairly captured it.
It is now our property,' he informs the crowd, then directs the band to 'favor us with a performance.'
Killing Lincoln, by Bill O'Reilly, pg. 90
Updated with my favorite version of it, which I saw once live at the Escondido Civic Center.
Ah, that sounds great!
Perhaps we need to put together a band of the red hand for the rallies...