UCLA History: UCLA marching song (to tune of “Strike Up the Band”)

UCLA Marching Band in 1946
Exactly how “Strike Up the Band,” which had its origins in a 1927 musical, was reworded by George and Ira Gershwin for UCLA in 1936 is told in http://articles.latimes.com/2008/mar/20/local/me-gershwin20
Here is an old recording: [Lyrics begin at 1:14.]

 

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