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The Night They Drove Ol’ 13 Down

To the tune, “The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down”

[The JCs and cabin 13 maintained a fierce but good-natured rivalry, since they were all about the same ages and competed frequently in various events]

Larry King was his name
And he led 13’s weakest team
When the JC cavalry came,
It was no contest, a cream

In the summer of ’74
King showed us they could win no more
By mid-July Radford had fell
It was a time we remember oh so well

Chorus  The night they let ol’ Radford down
And the JCs were singing
The night 13 came tumbling down
And the bell was ringing
It went la la la la la la
la la la la la la la la la

Back at our home, we still recall
The time at defense, Bill Mayes called
Look at 13, the sorriest
Outfit you’ll ever see
Now we didn’t mind choppin’ wood
And we didn’t care that the money’s no good
Bill took what he needed and denied us our rest
As long as he let us prove we’re the very best