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‘Utah Man’ looks almost identical to 1885 frat song

University of Utah » Fight song’s lyrics very close to those of “My Name is Sigma Chi.”



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No other gang in college dares to meet us in a muss;

So fill your lungs and sing it out and shout it to the sky,

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The Blue and Gold forever, I’m a loyal Sigma Chi! Hey!

And when we prom the avenue, all lined up in a row,

Then arm in arm and step in time as down the street we go;

And no matter if a freshman green or in a senior’s gown,

The people all admit we are the warmest gang in town.

(Chorus)

We may not live forever on this jolly good old sphere,

But while we do we’ll live a life of merriment and cheer;


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And when our little day is done and night is drawing nigh,

With parting breath we’ll sing the praise of good old Sigma Chi.

(Chorus)

Utah Fight Song

Utah Man

I am a Utah man, sir, and I live across the green.

Our gang, it is the jolliest that you have ever seen.

Our coeds are the fairest and each one’s a shining star.

Our yell, you hear it ringing through the mountains near and far.

(Chorus)

Who am I, sir? A Utah man am I; A Utah man, sir, and will be till I die; Ki!Yi!

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