Tom Lehrer - Fight Fiercely, Harvard! lyrics

Spoken live introduction on Revisited:
I know it's very bad form to quote one's own reviews, but I would
Like to mention something that the New York Times said about me a
Year ago which I've always treasured – they said: "Mr. Lehrer's
Muse is not fettered by such inhibiting factors as taste."

Now we come to that peculiar bit of Americana known as the football
Fight song. I was reminded not too long ago, upon returning from my
Lesson with the Scrabble pro at the Harvard club in Boston, of the
Days of my undergraduacy long ago when there used to be these very
Long Saturday afternoons in the fall with nothing to do – the library
Was closed – just waiting around for the cocktail parties to begin.
And on occasions like that, some of us used to wander over to the...
I believe it was called the stadium, to see if anything might be
Going on over there. And one did come to realize that the football
Fight songs that one hears in comparable stadia have a tendency to
Be somewhat uncouth, and even violent, and that it would be refreshing,
To say the least, to find one that was a bit more genteel. And here it
Is, dedicated to my own alma mater, and called "Fight Fiercely, Harvard."

Fight fiercely, Harvard
Fight, fight, fight!
Demonstrate to them our skill
Albeit they possess the might
Nonetheless we have the will
How we will celebrate our victory
We shall invite the whole team up for tea
(How jolly!)
Hurl that spheroid down the field, and
Fight, fight, fight!

Fight fiercely, Harvard
Fight, fight, fight!
Impress them with our prowess, do!
Oh, fellows, do not let the crimson down
Be of stout heart and true
Come on, chaps, fight for Harvard's glorious name
Won't it be peachy if we win the game?
(Oh, goody!)
Let's try not to injure them, but
Fight, fight, fight!
(Let's not be rough though)
Fight, fight, fight!
(And do fight fiercely!)
Fight, fight, fight!