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Several of the university songs date back to the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, with students using music to address a variety of topics, including campus life, professors, sports, and special events.
 
Several of the university songs date back to the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, with students using music to address a variety of topics, including campus life, professors, sports, and special events.
  
Included below are a sample of song lyrics; several more, including those of a topic not related to UNB, are found in sources listed at the bottom of the page. Song lyrics have been transcribed as written in the sources below. Topic headings are taken from the 1928 edition of ''Carmina'', the songbook of UNB. It should be noted that these songs are products of their time, and may reflect views or opinions which are considered offensive today.[[File:Camina.jpg|thumb|480x342px|right|Carmina songbook, (1881). Acc. 2010.05; Series 1; Item no. 39, File 3.]]
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Included below are a sample of song lyrics; several more, including those of a topic not related to UNB, are found in sources listed at the bottom of the page. Song lyrics have been transcribed as written in the sources below. Topic headings are taken from the 1928 edition of ''Carmina'', the songbook of UNB. It should be noted that these songs are products of their time, and may reflect views or opinions which are considered offensive today.[[File:Camina.jpg|thumb|right|480x342px]]
  
 
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|align="center" | <u>'''College and Campus'''</u>  
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| align="center" | <u>'''College and Campus'''</u>
|align="center" | <u>'''Sports'''</u>  
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| align="center" | <u>'''Sports'''</u>
 
|-
 
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|< [[A Capital Ship|"A Capital Ship]]  
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| [[A Capital Ship|"A Capital Ship]]
|< [[Boola]]  
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| [[Boola]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[A Retrospect]]  
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| [[A Retrospect]]
|< [[Can't You See We'll Trim You]]  
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| [[Can't You See We'll Trim You]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[Alma Mater]]  
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| [[Alma Mater]]
|< [[Everybody Turn Out]]  
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| [[Everybody Turn Out]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[Alma Mater (Jubilate)]]  
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| [[Alma Mater (Jubilate)]]
|< [[Fan's Song]]  
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| [[Fan's Song]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[Alma Mater (1881)|Alma Mater (Nunc Est Bibendum Fratres)]]  
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| [[Alma Mater (1881)|Alma Mater (Nunc Est Bibendum Fratres)]]
|< [[Football Song|Football Song (1881)]]  
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| [[Football Song|Football Song (1881)]]
 
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|< [[An Ordinary Bunch of Boys]]  
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| [[An Ordinary Bunch of Boys]]
|< [[Football Song (1898)]]  
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| [[Football Song (1898)]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[Boating Song]]  
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| [[Boating Song]]
|< [[Give Us Another Score]]  
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| [[Give Us Another Score]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[Cannon Song]]  
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| [[Cannon Song]]
|< [[Hit the Line]]  
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| [[Hit the Line]]
 
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|< [[Co-ca-che-lunk (1881)]]  
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| [[Co-ca-che-lunk (1881)]]
|< [[If]]  
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| [[If]]
 
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|< [[Co-ca-che-lunk (1921)]]  
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| [[Co-ca-che-lunk (1921)]]
|< [[It's a Long Way]]  
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| [[It's a Long Way]]
 
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|< [[Concrematio Analyticarum]]  
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| [[Concrematio Analyticarum]]
|< [[On the Football Field]]  
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| [[On the Football Field]]
 
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|< [[Up in Keswick|Engineering Camp Song]]  
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| [[Up in Keswick|Engineering Camp Song]]
|< [[Parlez-vous]]  
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| [[Parlez-vous]]
 
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|< [[Examinandum Est]]  
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| [[Examinandum Est]]
|< [[Peggy O'Neill]]  
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| [[Peggy O'Neill]]
 
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|< [[Freshie]]  
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| [[Freshie]]
|< [[Sympathy]]  
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| [[Sympathy]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[If You Want the Freshmen]]  
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| [[If You Want the Freshmen]]
|< [[That Football Line]]  
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| [[That Football Line]]
 
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|< [[It's A Way We Have At Old UNB|It's a Way We Have at Old U.N.B.]]  
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| [[It's A Way We Have At Old UNB|It's a Way We Have at Old U.N.B.]]
|< [[Untitled (It's a big day)]]  
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| [[Untitled (It's a big day)]]
 
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|< [[unbarchivesandspecialcollections/Jolly UNB (1898)|Jolly U.N.B. (1898)]]  
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| [[Jolly U.N.B. (1898)]]
|< [[Untitled (So it's goodbye to old Acadia)]]  
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| [[Untitled (So it's goodbye to old Acadia)]]
 
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|< [[Jolly UNB|Jolly U.N.B. (1926)]]  
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| [[Jolly U.N.B. (1926)]]
|< [[Untitled (UNB hit it up, and sing her praises)]]  
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| [[Untitled (UNB hit it up, and sing her praises)]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[Lauriger Horatius]]  
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| [[Lauriger Horatius]]
|< [['Varsity]]  
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| [['Varsity]]
 
|-
 
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|< [[My Girl's A Crackerjack|My Girl's a Crackerjack]]  
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| [[My Girl's A Crackerjack|My Girl's a Crackerjack]]
|< [[We're Forever Making Touchdowns]]  
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| [[We're Forever Making Touchdowns]]
 
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|< [[My Girl's A Crackerjack II|My Girl's a Crackerjack II]]  
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| [[My Girl's A Crackerjack II|My Girl's a Crackerjack II]]
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|  
 
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|< [[Rambling Rake of Poverty]]  
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| [[Rambling Rake of Poverty]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Sign Song 1921|Sign Song (1921)]]  
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| [[Sign Song 1921|Sign Song (1921)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Sign Song (1930s)]]  
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| [[Sign Song (1930s)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[Smoke, Smoke, Away]]  
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| [[Smoke, Smoke, Away]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[Sophomore Logic]]  
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| [[Sophomore Logic]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Tangent, Cotangent]]  
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| [[Tangent, Cotangent]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[The Freshman's Fate]]  
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| [[The Freshman's Fate]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[The Profs' Song (1912)]]  
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| [[The Profs' Song (1912)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[The Profs' Song|The Profs' Song (1921)]]  
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| [[TThe Profs' Song (1921)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[The Profs' Song (1926 or 1927)|The Profs' Song (1926)]]  
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| [[The Profs' Song (1926 or 1927)|The Profs' Song (1926)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[The University of New Brunswick]]  
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| [[The University of New Brunswick]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[To Calculus, Good Bye]]  
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| [[To Calculus, Good Bye]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[U. N. B. Anthem (Alma Mater)]]  
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| [[U. N. B. Anthem (Alma Mater)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[UNB Song|U. N. B. Song]]  
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| [[UNB Song|U. N. B. Song]]
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|  
 
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|< [[UNB Young Man|U.N.B. Young Man]]  
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| [[UNB Young Man|U.N.B. Young Man]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Up in Keswick]]  
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| [[Up in Keswick]]
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|  
 
|-
 
|-
|< [[Vive L'amour]]  
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| [[Vive L'amour]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Vive La Compagnie (1898)]]  
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| [[Vive La Compagnie (1898)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Vive La Compagnie|Vive La Compagnie (1921)]]  
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| [[Vive La Compagnie (1921)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Vive La Compagnie (1928)]]  
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| [[Vive La Compagnie (1928)]]
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|-
 
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|< [[Where, Oh Where (1881)]]  
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| [[Where, Oh Where (1881)]]
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|  
 
|-
 
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|< [[Where, Oh Where (1898)]]  
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| [[Where, Oh Where (1898)]]
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|-
 
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|< [[Where, Oh Where (1904)]]  
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| [[Where, Oh Where (1904)]]
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|  
 
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|< [[Where Oh Where|Where, Oh Where (1921)]]  
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| [[Where, Oh Where (1921)]]
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<br/>'''Source(s)''':
  
'''Source(s)''':
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*UA Case 128; Section 2; File 5''.''
* UA Case 128; Section 2; File 5''.''
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*''Carmina Universitatis Novi Brunsvici''. Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick, 1881; 1898; 1904; 1912; 1921; 1926; 1928.
* ''Carmina Universitatis Novi Brunsvici''. Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick, 1881; 1898; 1904; 1912; 1921; 1926; 1928.
 
  
 
© UNB Archives & Special Collections, 2012
 
© UNB Archives & Special Collections, 2012

Revision as of 15:14, 7 May 2014

Several of the university songs date back to the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, with students using music to address a variety of topics, including campus life, professors, sports, and special events.

Included below are a sample of song lyrics; several more, including those of a topic not related to UNB, are found in sources listed at the bottom of the page. Song lyrics have been transcribed as written in the sources below. Topic headings are taken from the 1928 edition of Carmina, the songbook of UNB. It should be noted that these songs are products of their time, and may reflect views or opinions which are considered offensive today.

Camina.jpg
College and Campus Sports
"A Capital Ship Boola
A Retrospect Can't You See We'll Trim You
Alma Mater Everybody Turn Out
Alma Mater (Jubilate) Fan's Song
Alma Mater (Nunc Est Bibendum Fratres) Football Song (1881)
An Ordinary Bunch of Boys Football Song (1898)
Boating Song Give Us Another Score
Cannon Song Hit the Line
Co-ca-che-lunk (1881) If
Co-ca-che-lunk (1921) It's a Long Way
Concrematio Analyticarum On the Football Field
Engineering Camp Song Parlez-vous
Examinandum Est Peggy O'Neill
Freshie Sympathy
If You Want the Freshmen That Football Line
It's a Way We Have at Old U.N.B. Untitled (It's a big day)
Jolly U.N.B. (1898) Untitled (So it's goodbye to old Acadia)
Jolly U.N.B. (1926) Untitled (UNB hit it up, and sing her praises)
Lauriger Horatius 'Varsity
My Girl's a Crackerjack We're Forever Making Touchdowns
My Girl's a Crackerjack II
Rambling Rake of Poverty
Sign Song (1921)
Sign Song (1930s)
Smoke, Smoke, Away
Sophomore Logic
Tangent, Cotangent
The Freshman's Fate
The Profs' Song (1912)
TThe Profs' Song (1921)
The Profs' Song (1926)
The University of New Brunswick
To Calculus, Good Bye
U. N. B. Anthem (Alma Mater)
U. N. B. Song
U.N.B. Young Man
Up in Keswick
Vive L'amour
Vive La Compagnie (1898)
Vive La Compagnie (1921)
Vive La Compagnie (1928)
Where, Oh Where (1881)
Where, Oh Where (1898)
Where, Oh Where (1904)
Where, Oh Where (1921)


Source(s):

  • UA Case 128; Section 2; File 5.
  • Carmina Universitatis Novi Brunsvici. Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick, 1881; 1898; 1904; 1912; 1921; 1926; 1928.

© UNB Archives & Special Collections, 2012