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The Story Behind “Hail Varsity” and the “Band Song”

8/21/18 | David Max
with contributions from the Wolf and Tollefsen families Everyone is familiar with the NU fight song “Hail Varsity” that is played by the Cornhusker Marching Band at every Huskers game. “Hail Varsity” was composed in 1936. The lyrics were written by Joyce Ayres, a 1930 Nebraska graduate, and the music was composed by Wilbur Chenoweth. However, “Hail Varsity” was not…