Same day as Tx Tech opens Spirit of aggy song

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Spirit ofAggieland New College Song Written By Senioi¡l If-# tj i ^ A i.'n f ov* M. Collet has (.Sjiecial to the Eagle). COLI.EGE STATION, Sept. 30. — For a numhe as A. and need of a true college song which would be a typical A, and .M. College College product. This need was satis- .; fied Tue.sday night during “Yellj Practice’’ at College Station by j the introduction of “The Spirit of Aggielund”, The words of the new song were written by .Marvin M. Mimms, a senior at A. and M. from Marlin, who also suggested the tune of the song. The work was begun during the latter part of last July and the published song appeared on sale at t'ollege Station, Tuesday night, September 29. Credit for writing the music of the "Spirit of Aggieland’’ belongs to Richard J. Dunn, talented Bandmaster Bandmaster of the A. and M. College hand. He has just completed the task of writing over one hundred manuscript copies for the A. and M. College band. A. and M.'s hundred piece band played the “Spirit of Aggieland" last night at “Yell I*ractice’’; first loud and then softly, with J. D. I.argford, celebrated band member and soloist singing. E. O, Buck, chief yell leader at A. and M. then made a brief talk praising the song for its merits and also introduced introduced Marvin H, Mimms as the author and publisher. The new song took the cadet corps by surprise and everyone seemed thrilled and eager to praise it. “The Spirit of Aggieland’’ has been judged by critics to be the best college song in the Southwest and one of the best in the United States, It is written in snappy six-eights time and will be used as a march to lead the cadet corps on all reviews and parades. The authors of “The Spirit of Aggie- larid’’ merit much credit for their accomplishment and the name of its popular originator will be honored honored by the countless generations of students who will attend A. and M. during the years that are to come. I i I j

Clipped from The Eagle30 Sep 1925, WedPage 1

The Eagle (Bryan, Texas)30 Sep 1925, WedPage 1
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