Official State Glee Club Song of Massachusetts
Massachusetts designated "The Great State of Massachusetts" (words by George A. Wells, music by J. Earl Bley) as the official state glee club song in 1997. The Rutgers University Glee Club has been among the nation's premier collegiate choirs for over a hundred and twenty-five years. All State Songs
Massachusetts also recognizes an official state song, a state ode, a state patriotic song , an official polka song, a state folk song, and an official ceremonial march.