Clemson to re-introduce "Tiger Rah!"


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The history of fight songs at Clemson University is a long and interesting one. From the earliest days of Clemson College, the cadet band played the Army Song ("When the Caissons Go Rolling Along"). In 1935 Edwin Jones Freeman, a professor and an advisor to the band, wrote a tune called "Tiger Rah!" which became the university's official fight song through 1947. It is a well composed tune, worthy of inclusion in Clemson's traditions.

For the 2013 season, it has been polished off once again, and new, more modern lyrics composed, as well as the inclusion of the "C-L-E-M in Cadence Count" cheer. Join us in this "old" tradition as we re-introduce it during our pre-game performance with a new iconic formation everyone will want to photograph!

TIGER RAH!
Tiger Rah!
Tiger Rah!
We will fight, fight, fight for every win!
Our Alma Mater reign supreme alway,
Spirit, power, pride within!
Tiger Rah!
Tiger Rah!
We have victory in our sight!
And the orange Tiger Paw will shine,
Hail! Hail! Hail! To Clemson might!

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spacer Football Update: Clemson to re-introduce "Tiger Rah!"
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spacer Well...it's better than Miley Cyrus***
acevans®
spacer My initial reaction was "please no" but I like the story.
Swarley
spacer We only want one alway, thank you very much
grover173
spacer They actually did do this song during the game a few
darkhuntingtiger
spacer As long as we follow it up with the Washington Post
Tiger95
spacer Please No!***
grrowl
spacer Re-Read. It says Pregame Performance -not during the game.
grrowl
spacer Re: My initial reaction was "please no" but I like the story.
armsb
spacer The band has been doing this all season***
tokillagamecock®
spacer We've been playing parts of Tiger Rah for many years
SquishyWaffle
spacer Re: We've been playing parts of Tiger Rah for many years
Coren77
spacer Re: Football Update: Clemson to re-introduce "Tiger Rah!"
dmtiger25
spacer Re: Football Update: Clemson to re-introduce "Tiger Rah!"
armsb
spacer We should learn 'thumb in' on the hand wave first... and ban
Miko
spacer yeah no thanks...I'll pass***
ClemsonSCTiger
spacer Why the **** is there no 's' on 'alway'? Drives me nuts***
PioneerG
spacer Re: Why the **** is there no 's' on 'alway'? Drives me nuts***
knowitall
spacer Re: Why the **** is there no 's' on 'alway'? Drives me nuts***
StewPidaz
spacer Take This With The Woo Hoo...
Cobbox
spacer Re: Take This With The Woo Hoo...
armsb
spacer Interesting----
Xander5000
spacer So, I'm guessing the switch to Tiger Rag was due to poor han
Clemsnman®
spacer Ban the Woo-Hoo, That is all
milkingoatswithjehnir
spacer In my Ed McMahon voice, "You are correct, sir!"***
cutig80
spacer I like it fine, but I didn't feel the Southland shake when
Clemsnman®
spacer Tiger Rag Is Great Except For One Thing ----
Xander5000
spacer Re: Tiger Rag Is Great Except For One Thing ----
tigerpride1991
spacer TIger Band is probably the biggest it's ever been now
darkhuntingtiger
spacer Re: TIger Band is probably the biggest it's ever been now
armsb
spacer Can I just recite Green Lantern's oath instead???
Tall_Tiger_Two
spacer I love it! It fits well with Tiger Rag.***
Neal in NC®
spacer Dr. Speede refuses to give up on this thing.
CUsouix®
spacer Agreed. Plus, it sucked compared to "Clemson All Hail"
mhuyser
spacer Link to "Clemson All Hail"
mhuyser
spacer I like it.***
grrowl
spacer Lots of schools have 2 fight songs. Its a part of our
grrowl
spacer Re: Lots of schools have 2 fight songs. Its a part of our
armsb
spacer Re: who is Dr. Speede? inventor of the Woohoo?***
dashibbit
spacer Same with the "Where was the Defense" song
CTiger423®
spacer At what point would you say the lyrics?
PalmettoFace®
spacer How 'bout the old cadet cheer Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho! Come on....
buckpaw77
spacer Somethin used only 12 yrs & not in 66 yrs ISN'T a tradition***
warren
spacer I was thinking something more subtle.
tigerbart
spacer The Band played "Tiger Rah!" before the BC Game
Country Gentleman®
spacer Dr. Spede tried this in 2005. Didn't work.***
tigerdrummer®
spacer Give It a Chance
Zlegs®
spacer It's had like 8 chances over the past 10 years.***
tigerdrummer®
spacer Tiger Rah IS Clemson's old fight song.
tokillagamecock®
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