Boomer Sooner

"Boomer Sooner" is the fight song for the University of Oklahoma written by Arthur M. Alden in 1905. The tune is taken from "Boola Boola", the fight song of Yale University. An addition was added a year later, which they took from University of North Carolina's "I'm a Tar Heel Born".

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Boomer Sooner - Origin of The Lyrics
... Boomers were people who campaigned for the lands to be opened ... Sooners were land thiefs who settled before the lands were opened, giving them an unfair advantage on finding, fencing, and claiming farm land ...
Oklahoma Sooners Football, 1900–1909 - Notes
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Oklahoma Sooners - Traditions
... The "fight song" of the University of Oklahoma is "Boomer Sooner", a version of "Boola Boola", the fight song of Yale University, combined with a ... "Boomer Sooner" was written by Arthur M ... The Mascot present at all football games is the Sooner Schooner, a Conestoga wagon, pulled by two crème white ponies, Boomer and Sooner ...

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