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Sorority and Fraternity Songs IOTA PHI LAMBDA SORORITY Iota Phi Lambda We pledge that we shall be Steadfast and true, in all we do To help humanity. Lota Phi Lambda, Our hopes and aims are one; Friendship and truth and honesty Will last till day is done. Iota Phi Lambda, Loudly we proclaim your name; Voices we raise to sing your praise, Long may your virtues reign; Iota Phi Lambda Your name shines near and far; It inspires us to reach the heights, Where souls immortal are. [[flourish]] THE ALPHA HYMN In our dear Alpha Phi Alpha, fraternal spirit binds All the noble, the true and courageous; Manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind, Are the aims of our dear Fraternity. We hold ever aloft, noble ideals and aims. Carrying our Earth's and Heaven's grand command; Our true hearts ever strong, success's goal to gain, That our Fraternity's praises may be sung. CHORUS Alpha Phi Alpha, the pride of our hearts, And loved by us dearly art thou; We cherish thy precepts, Thy banner shall be raised, To thy glory, thy honour and renown. College days swiftly pass, imbued with memories fond And recollections slowly fade away, Our renowned A. Phi A. and dear fraternal bonds, May they ever abide and with us stay. SIGMA GAMMA RHO Sigma Gamma Rho, of thee we sing in chorus, Thy beacon shines clear before us, Lighting the way to heights of great attainments Aims soaring upward until they reach the sky. Sigma Gamma Rho, to thee we'll sing forever, Bound by ties of love and sisterhood, Guarding each aim that will preserve our standards Lest we should prove unworthy of thy name. [[flourish]] PHI BETA SIGMA SONG The founders of our wondrous band in numbers though were three, Taught ideals which soon became a part of every Phi, Said they, Our cause let us make heard, oh brothers, don't dismay, Faint not, fight on, for in this wise, our cause speeds on its way. Fear not, fight on, for our cause speeds nobly on its way. From western plains to eastern hills, there comes a shout of praise. A shout which tells of victory, bids Beta Sigma raise Shout which swells to loud hurrahs and to us seems to say, Fear not, fight on, for our cause speeds nobly on its way, Fear not, fight on, for our cause speeds nobly on its way, March on, march on, ye mighty host, nor think the journey done, Nor of future deeds to boast, till we've the victory won; Then when we hear, from time to time, Sigma, what of the day? We'll thunder back along the line, Our cause speeds on its way. We'll thunder back along the line, Our cause speeds on its way. [[end page]] [[start page]] Sorority and Fraternity Songs DELTA SIGMA THETA Delta! With glowing heart we praise thee, For the strength thy love bestows; For the glowing grace of thy sisterhood, And the power that from it flows, Keep us in a strong endeavor, And our souls to rapture raise; Delta lights the flame, and ever, Warm our hearts her bond to praise. CHORUS Delta Sigma Theta! We rejoice in thee! Delta Sigma Theta! We pledge thee loyalty! The bright gleam of thy vision has lighted the world; Devoted to truth; a bond of youth That keeps our hearts clean and pure to the end; Delta Sigma Theta our own! [[flourish]] NATIONAL ALPHA KAPPA SONG J. Marjorie Jackson Through the years as we struggle with main and with might To capture a vision fair-- There is one thing that spurs us to victory's height, With a fellowship sincere and rare-- So together anew we will pledge our faith And united we will forge away-- Greater laurels to win, greater tasks to begin, To thy honor and glory today. CHORUS Oh, A. K. A. Dear, A. K. A. Hearts that are loyal and hearts that are true, By merit and culture we strive and we do-- Things that are worth while, And with a smile, we help each other: for we know There's no other like our sisterhood A. K. A. TUSKEGEE PEP SONGS AND YELLS Tuskegee Yell Tuskegee Rah! Rah! Tuskegee Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Tuskegee! Tuskegee Rah! Rah! Tuskegee Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Tuskegee! Rah-r-r-r! Give 'Em the Axe Yell Give 'em the axe, the axe, the axe, Give 'em the axe, the axe, the axe, Give 'em the axe, the axe, the axe, Give 'em the axe, the axe, the axe, Give 'em the axe--Where? Right in the neck, the neck, the neck, Right in the neck, the neck, the neck, Right in the neck, right in the neck, Right in the neck--There! (Repeat faster, clapping) Engine Yell Whrew!........................(Boys whistle) Sis..............Bomm ...........A a a a a h Tigers! Tigers! Tigers! Rah! Rah! Rah! (Start slowly, gradually increase) Y - e - o - w ! Team! Team! Team! Fight Yell Hey Team! Hey Team! Fight! Fight! Fight! [[flourish]] OMEGA DEAR Omega dear, we are thine own, Thou art our life, our love, our home, We'll sing they praises far and nigh; We love Omega Psi Phi. To all they precepts make us true; Live nobly as all real mean do. Let manhood be our eternal shrine; With faith in God and heart and mind. Through the days of joy or years of pain, To serve thee e'er will be our aim; And when we say our last goodbye, We'll love Omega Psi Phi.
jeni92127 (4 September 2017) reviewed - In Alpha Hymn, 2nd Stanza, 1st line: ending punctuation was a comma, not a period. - In Sigma Gamma Rho, 1st Stanza, 2nd line: It should be "Thy beacon bright shines" - In Delta Sigma Theta: 1st stanza, 1st verse: "heart" should be plural (hearts). - In "Give 'em the axe" 1st stanza, 4th line needs to be: "Give 'em the axe, give 'em the axe,"