10 Great Songs About School
We've got ten good reason schools shouldn’t be cutting arts budgets: these great songs about their hallowed halls. After all, if they eliminated music classes, who’s gonna write songs about how cool school is?
Be True to Your SchoolThe Beach Boys, 1963
Good clean fun.
Wonderful WorldSam Cooke, 1960
At least he learned the important stuff.
Walk This WayAerosmith, 1975
A playground love story.
Everybody’s Free (to Wear Sunscreen)Baz Luhrmann, 1998
School’s OutAlice Cooper, 1972
Harper Valley PTAJeannie C. Riley, 1968
A soap opera of a song.
Hot for TeacherVan Halen, 1984
For mature audiences only.
Graduation (Friends Forever)Vitamin C, 2000
The song that spawned a thousand tears and hugs.
When I Kissed the TeacherABBA, 1976
Then? Cute. Today? Jail.
ABCJackson 5, 1970
Come on, were we really going to skip this one?