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Ruth Roberts Music: Music

Mr. Touchdown U.S.A.

(Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra & Chorus)
See ev'ry fan stand up in the grand stand
Read-y to give his all
For the co-ed's dream is the star of the team,
And they scream when he car-ries the ball.

They al-ways call him Mis-ter Touch-down,
They al-ways call him Mis-ter Team
He can run and kick and throw,
Give him the ball and just look at him go.

Hip, hip, hoo-ray for Mis-ter Touch-down,
He's gon-na beat -em to-day.
So give a great big cheer for the he-ro of the year,
MIS-TER TOUCH-DOWN, U.S.A.

Re-mem-ber the day he mur-dered Min-ne-so-ta?
Re-mem-ber the day he pick-led old Purdue?
The boys from No-tre Dame
Have nev-er been the same.
He took Wis-con-sin's white and red and made 'em black and blue in-stead,
And look at the way he broke the heart of Har-vard?
He knocked the dou-ble "L" from Il-li-nois.

Look-out, sis-ter!
Here comes Mis-ter Touch-down, our boy.

We al-ways call him Mis-ter Touch-down
We al-ways call him Mis-ter Team.
He can run and kick and throw,
Give him the ball and just look at him go.

Hip, hip, hoo-ray for Mis-ter Touch-down,
He's gon-na beat -em to-day.
So give a great big cheer for the he-ro of the year,
MIS-TER TOUCH-DOWN, U.S.A.

Copyright 1950 Words and Music by Ruth Roberts, Gene Piller, Bill Katz