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With the drum major starting the show and the drum line ready, the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band, which traces its roots to 1869, performs. The band's traditions and history are detailed in a new book whose sale proceeds go to the program's scholarship fund.

Photo by "History of the University of Tennessee's Pride of the Southland Marching Band" book by Larry Murphy

With the drum major starting the show and the drum line ready, the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band, which traces its roots to 1869, performs. The band's traditions and history are detailed in a new book whose sale proceeds go to the program's scholarship fund.

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  • With the drum major starting the show and the drum line ready, the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band, which traces its roots to 1869, performs. The band's traditions and history are detailed in a new book whose sale proceeds go to the program's scholarship fund.
  • Steve Singleton was a drum major in 1966 and 1967.
  • President Dwight Eisenhower Inaugural Parade on January 20, 1957
  • Opening of the 'T'  during a Tennessee and Alabama game.
  • Majorettes pictured in 1995.
  • Picture of the 1902 Band with William A. Knabe as the director.
  • This photo shows a circle drill from the early 1980s.
  • The Pride of the Southland marches down Pennsylvania Avenue during an Inaugural Parade.
  • Dr. W.J. Julian, pictured, was the director of the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Band from 1961 to 1993. Julian was the creator of many of the band traditions that continue today and he built the program during his tenure. Now retired, Julian still drops by the university to visit with band students.
  • Band members backs are to each other during a pregame performance.
  • Kelly Bradshaw, pictured here in 2005, was Tennessee's first and only female drum major.

Photos are from Larry Murphy's book, 'History of the University of Tennessee's Pride of the Southland Marching Band.'

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