College Fight Songs: An Annotated Anthology by William E Studwell, Bruce R Schueneman

By William E Studwell, Bruce R Schueneman

Pass, workforce, move! Rah, rah, rah! Boomalacka, boomalacka! Sis-boom-bah! Get your pennants and varsity shades and head for the stadium simply because university struggle Songs will make you knowledgeable at the musical historical past of college athletic topics and anthems prior to the second-half kickoff. the following, in a single anthology, you’ll discover a specific choice of musical and ancient details that hasn’t been compiled and up-to-date because the days of Knute Rockne and the Galloping Ghost. This clever and lively assortment offers you lots to upward push and shout approximately, bringing jointly the full lyrics, short old annotations, and musical ratings for the songs of over a hundred of the country’s such a lot famous schools and universities.

If you’re a researcher, librarian, musical fanatic, band chief, musical historian, old-timer from long ago while, or a tender underclassmen attracted to holding a number of adored notes of your school’s heritage, collage struggle Songs is the booklet for you. You’ll locate lots of hard-to-find evidence concerning the songs and the folk who encouraged them, and you’ll get particular info in those components:

  • complete musical ratings of faculty struggle songs
  • full lyrics of school struggle songs
  • basic historic history in regards to the songs and their associations
  • information concerning the track creators and the varsity nicknames

    So, swing at the Rambling break from Georgia Tech, rally round the bonfire and provides a holler for the Buckeyes, the Wildcats, the Sooners, the Boilermakers, and the Tigers! The Gipper, the endure, and Johnny U watch for you during this remarkable compendium of nostalgia and musical ratings. Even after a couple of pages, collage struggle Songs may have you hailing your alma mater and leaping within the motor vehicle to move for the hop.

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Ec-ho from the buttes Used by permission of the Sun Devil Band, Arizona State University 48 COLLEGE FIGHT SONGS: AN ANNOTATED ANTHOLOGY 'em Hell De - vils, Cheer, Give Fight for gang's ail the Old cheer Mar - oon here, and it's on-ward to for A. for it's hail! vie - to - ry S. U. hail!

Used with permission 1997 45 Song Texts No. 3 3 ff rit 3 No. 4 f ff 46 COLLEGE FIGHT SONGS: AN ANNOTATED ANTHOLOGY No. 5 f ff No. 6 ff Song Texts 47 Maroon and Gold (Arizona State University) Fight down the field, Long may your CO Fight - tors with your might and don't ev - er out-shine all oth - ers, Dev - ils yield. Ec-ho from the buttes Used by permission of the Sun Devil Band, Arizona State University 48 COLLEGE FIGHT SONGS: AN ANNOTATED ANTHOLOGY 'em Hell De - vils, Cheer, Give Fight for gang's ail the Old cheer Mar - oon here, and it's on-ward to for A.

Its smooth yet moving tune has been borrowed many times by high schools and colleges including the University of Tennessee and the University of Oregon. YALE BOOLA (YALE UNIVERSITY) A. M. Hirsch wrote this bouncy and very famous song in 1901. Later on, the University of Oklahoma borrowed the tune for its rousing fight song "Boomer Sooner," "Yale Boola" is only one of several famous Yale University songs, including "Bingo Eli Yale" and "The Bull Dog," created in 1910 and 1911 respectively by the great Broadway composer and then Yale student Cole Porter (1891-1964).

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