Music appreciation: Songs about school
June 15th, 2012
12:02 PM ET

Music appreciation: Songs about school

With students around the country anticipating – and then celebrating – that final bell before summer, there is one song that is absolutely inescapable this time of year.

“No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks.” (All together now) “School’s out for summer!”

So it seems like the perfect opportunity to delve into some music appreciation, specifically songs about schools:


We might as well start with the inspiration for this list. Alice Cooper’s hard rock ode to the end of the school year helped make the band a mainstay of mainstream culture for 40 years and counting.


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  1. hello

    These songs bring back memories.

    June 20, 2012 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
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    June 18, 2012 at 10:05 pm | Report abuse |
  3. jillmarie

    Another Brick in The Wall-Pink Floyd

    June 16, 2012 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Sly Sadie

    Brownsville Station- Smokin' in the boys room
    Steely Dan- My old school
    Twisted Sister- Be chrool to your scuel

    June 15, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Måd



    Not specifically school related, though I'm sure this is how plenty of the teachers viewed us.

    June 15, 2012 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Micheal Sanston

    Chuck Berry-School Days

    June 15, 2012 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  7. HG

    Van Halen- hot for teacher

    June 15, 2012 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |

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