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We’re California Aggies

In celebration of Pajamarino and Homecoming, we thought that we’d share a song that we recently discovered while processing the Campus Songs and Song Books Collection. We’re California Aggies was a new song that was introduced at the University Meeting on Monday, September 30, 1957. The song’s words were by Burt King, Manager of the Memorial Union, with music by Charles Higgins, Professor of Geology. Do you remember singing this song at a campus event?

We’re California Aggies

Because we’re California Aggies
Because we love the Gold and Blue
We’ll give a cheer for all of the world to hear
And face the foe without any fear
And we’ll all go marching through

Because we’re loyal Aggie Mustangs
Because we hail the Gold and Blue
We’ll shout our cry, the symbol of victory
And raise our banner for all to see
And we’ll all be strong and true

We’ll fight for glory
Fight will all our might for victory
The score will tell the story
How we played and won for U.C.D

And when our college days are over
And yet we praise the Gold and Blue
The Davis days and memories dear to all
Our hearts with happiness will recall
And this we will know, too —-
That we’re Aggies through and through.

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