USA Rugby - Home on the Range

Discussion in 'International Test Matches' started by captainamerica, May 27, 2009.

  1. i'll be attending the USA v Ireland match this sunday,
    and i'm looking to launch a movement to have "Home on the Range" sung in the stands.

    i might even print small flyers for those who think they know the words but actually don't.

    "Home on the Range" is a fantastic traditional American song,
    and has many great vowels to be belted at top volume.

    so, any Americans attending USA Rugby Tests this summer/the future,
    or if you come from a proud rugby tradition of singing and are at a match when the Eagles are playing
    (be it XVs or Sevens)
    clear your throats, hoist your drinks up high and let loose.

    here are my proposed words.
    a mix Higley's original (1876), Lomax's update (1910)
    and me drunkenly shouting "Eagles!" in a couple places - feel free to join.

    thanks in advance. i'd love for this to take root.
    -captainamerica

    Oh, give me a home
    Where the buffalo roam
    and the dear and the antelope play (EAGLES!)
    Where seldom is heard
    a discouraging word
    and the sky is not cloudy all day

    HOME! Home on the Range!
    Where the dear and the antelope play (EAGLES!)
    Where seldom is heard
    a discouraging word
    and the sky is not cloudy all day



    ...
     
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  3. frntline

    frntline Guest

    oh i LOVE this ill get people to do it at USA v WALES GAME. you my friend are a GENIUS
     
  4. frntline

    frntline Guest

    I was just thinking how perfect this lines is "and the sky is not cloudy all day" LOL all the rainy weather in the British Isles
     
  5. <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Frntline @ May 31 2009, 09:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    well thank you kindly.
    the crowd at usa v ireland was 10,075 - and were in a fantastic mood. match left much to be desired.
    there was some singing, so give it a go!

    incidentally, when you get to the deer and antelope line,
    make sure to sing "deer" and not "dear" as is written above. :rolleyes:
    entirely changes the meaning when you sing about where expensive things and the antelope play.
     
  6. Wally

    Wally Guest

    Richard Pa-Paglia, being of sound mind and body, does hereby shove a carrot up his nose in the name of God, King, and Country.
     
  7. Flyin Ryan

    Flyin Ryan Guest

    Our team's national song should be "America, **** Yeah!" :bravo:

    Maybe it can be played when we win a Churchill Cup game.
     
  8. frntline

    frntline Guest

    i tried to sing it but had one to many to even remember the words and everyone around me were looking at me like wtf is he doing lol
     
  9. Flyin Ryan

    Flyin Ryan Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Frntline @ Jun 7 2009, 06:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    America...
    America...
    America, F*** YEAH!
    Coming again, to save the mother f***ing day yeah,
    America, F*** YEAH!
    Freedom is the only way yeah,
    Terrorist your game is through cause now you have to answer to,
    America, F*** YEAH!
    So lick my butt, and suck on my balls,
    America, F*** YEAH!
    What you going to do when we come for you now,
    it’s the dream that we all share; it’s the hope for tomorrow

    F*** YEAH! :cheers:
     
  10. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    Thats a wee bit of bravado there lads :D
     
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