• Welcome to the Butler University War song
• Learn the words to the Butler
University War song
• Why Learn the War Song
• Butler Blue II
• Words and History
• Sing Along
What should you do when the war song is
• If you are able, stand when the war song is
• Clap along with the beat.
• Some “die hard” Butler fans only sing the war
song the first time it is played. Then, they clap
the second time.
• It brings us together as the Butler community.
• It promotes school spirit.
• It helps us cheer on our athletics!
• Butler Blue II knows the war song
• The next video is from the WIBC morning
• It was aired before the Final Four games in
• This video features Butler alum Dave Arland
singing the war song and explaining some of
• The following video will help you learn the
words to the war song.
• 1st song- “I Can’t Turn You Loose”
• Now playing “Tear the Roof Off the Sucker
(We Want the Funk)”
Both songs are by the Butler University
We’ll sing the Butler war song,
We’ll give a fighting cry;
We’ll fight the Butler battle-
Bulldogs ever do or die.
And in the glow of the victory firelight,
Hist’ry cannot deny
To add a page or two
For Butler’s fighting crew
Beneath the Hoosier sky.
(And We Will Fight ‘Til We Die! B-U!)
-John Heiney, Class of 1923