Song Book

The Music of Grinnell

Songs about Grinnell, written by Grinnellians, evoke the traditions and timeless essence of the college.

The Grinnell Hymn

Music by Mabel Woodword 1912 and Words by Robert Kerr 1912
(with lyrics & sheet music)

Sons of Old Grinnell

Words and Music by J. Norman Hall 1910
(with lyrics, sheet music, & audio)

Daughters of Old Grinnell

Words by Alice Phelps 1919
(with lyrics & sheet music)

The Spirit of Grinnell

Words by Lewis C. Cobb 1916 and Music by Wayne F Richards, S.M.
(with lyrics & sheet music)

Here Come the Pioneers!

Words and Music by H. W. Matlack 1902
(with lyrics & sheet music)

The Grinnell Alumni Song

Words by W. B. Otis 1901 and Music by W. B. Olds
(with lyrics, sheet music, & audio)