Fight song

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In American and Canadian sports, a fight song is a song associated with a team. In both professional and amateur sports, fight songs are a popular way for fans to cheer for their team. Although the term "fight song" is primarily used in America, the use of fight songs is commonplace around the world, but they may be referred to as team anthems or team songs in other countries, such as Australia, Mexico and New Zealand. Fight songs differ from stadium anthems, used for similar purposes, in that they are usually written specifically for the purposes of the team, whereas stadium anthems are not.

Hundreds of colleges have fight songs, some of which are over a century old. The oldest collegiate fight song in the United States is Boston College's "For Boston", composed by T.J. Hurley in 1885.[1]

List of professional sports team fight songs

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United States

List of college fight songs

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See also

References

  1. "@BC » Feature Archive » Beyond "For Boston"". At.bc.edu. 2008-04-29. Retrieved 2012-08-06.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Baltimore Fight Song". Retrieved 19 February 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Pantera - Puck Off (Dallas Stars Fight Song)" on YouTube
  4. "Alumni Spirit Zone". Franklin College. Retrieved June 30, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. See Marching 97 Website

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