Be True To Your School

Album: Little Deuce Coupe (1963)
Charted: 6
  • When some loud braggart tries to put me down
    And says his school is great
    I tell him right away
    Now what's the matter buddy
    Ain't you heard of my school
    It's number one in the state (Hey, hey! Take it away! Get that ball and fight!)

    So be true to your school now
    Just like you would to your girl or guy
    Be true to your school now
    And let your colors fly
    Be true to your school

    I got a letterman's sweater
    With a letter in front
    I got for footbal and track
    I'm proud to where it now
    When I cruise around
    The other parts of the town
    I got a decal in back

    So be true to your school now
    Just like you would to your girl or guy
    Be true to your school now
    And let your colors fly
    Be true to your school (Do it again, do again, we like it, we like it)

    (Rah rah rah) Come Friday we'll be jacked up on the football game
    And I'll be ready to fight
    We're gonna smash 'em now
    My girl will be working on her pom-poms now
    And she'll be yelling tonight

    So be true to your school now
    Just like you would to your girl or guy
    Be true to your school now
    And let your colors fly
    Be true to your school (Push them back, push them back)

    Rah rah rah be true to your school
    Rah rah rah be true to your school
    Rah rah rah be true to your school
    Rah rah rah be true to your school Writer/s: MICHAEL LOVE, BRIAN WILSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Jennifur Sun from RamonaBrings back memories of when my oldest brother played High School football and when our senior year we won CIF. All the cheer stuff now is complicated and looks nothing like it did back then. Also a lot of Schools would have had to look really hard for school songs without the On Wisconsin and Notre Dame Fight song to put lyrics to.
  • Joe from Middle Of Nowhere, CaNeedless to say none of the Beach Boys attended Decatur High School in Federal Way, Washington. Otherwise the song would be titled "Screw Your School."
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 15th 1963 "Be True To Your School" by the Beach Boys peaked at #6 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on October 27th and spent 12 weeks on the Top 100...
    It was the boys' 3rd Top 10 record for the year 1963 (the others were "Surfin' U.S.A." (#3) and "Surfer Girl" (#7)...
    The B-side, "In My Room", also charted, it reached #23 and stayed on the Top 100 for 11 weeks...
    R.I.P. Dennis (1944-1983) and Carl (1946-1998).
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