Fight Fiercely, Harvard

Words & Music:

Tom Lehrer


D7    G                  C

Fight fiercely, Harvard, fight, fight, fight!

A7             D7       G

Demonstrate to them our skill.

D7    G        C        E7+    A9          Eb7         D7

Albeit they possess the might, nonetheless we have the will.

    C6      B7            Em

How we will celebrate our victory,

   Em7     A7                  D7

We shall invite the whole team up for tea.  (How jolly!)

G         C        E7+      E7

Hurl that spheroid down the field,

    A9     D7     G

And fight, fight, fight!


Fight fiercely, Harvard, fight, fight, fight!

Impress them with our prowess, do!

Oh, fellas, 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!

       Dm6    E7

[Let's not be rough, though!]

A9     D7     G

Fight, fight, fight!

     Dm6      E7

[And do fight fiercely!]

A9     D7     G     D7   G

Fight, fight, fight!


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