Cherry Tree by Ten Thousand Maniacs
written by Robert Buck and Natalie Merchant
from the Album 'In My Tribe' (1987)
"...all those lines and circles, to me, are mystery
Eve pull down the apple and give taste to me
If she could it would be wonderful..."
Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
Another Brick in the Wall
written by Roger Waters
from the album 'The Wall' (1979)
"...We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teacher, leave them kids alone..."
To Sir, With Love by Lulu Kennedy-Cairns
To Sir, With Love
written by Don Black and Mark London
from the movie (1967)
"...If you wanted the sky
I would write across the sky in letters
That would soar a thousand feet high
To Sir, with love..."
The Saturday Boy by Billy Bragg
The Saturday Boy
written by Billy Bragg
from the album 'Brewing Up with Billy Bragg' (1984)
"...She became a magic mystery to me
And we'd sit together
in double history twice a week
And some days we'd walk the same way home
And it's surprising how quick
A little rain can clear the streets..."
School Days by Chuck Berry
written by Chuck Berry (1957)
"...Soon as three o'clock rolls around
You finally lay your burden down
Close up your books, get out of your seat
Down the halls and into the street..."
What did you learn in school? by Tom Paxton
What did you learn in school?
written by Tom Paxton
From the album 'Ramblin Boy' (1964)
"...I learned that Washington never told a lie.
I learned that soldiers seldom die.
I learned that everybody's free,
And that's what the teacher said to me..."
Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Smells like Teen Spirit
written by Kurt Cobain
from the album 'Nevermind' (1991)
"...I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us..."
I don't like Mondays by the Boomtown Rats
I don't like Mondays
written by Bob Geldof and Johnnie Fingers
from the album 'The Fine Art of Surfacing' (1979)
"...and the silicon chip inside her head
Gets switched to overload
And nobody's gonna go to school today
She's going to make them stay at home..."
It's a Sin by the Pet Shop Boys
It's a Sin
written by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
from the album 'Actually' (1987)
"...at school they taught me how to be
so pure in thought and word and deed
They didn’t quite succeed..."
Mad World by Tears for Fears
written by Roland Orzabal (1982)
"...Went to school and I was very nervous
No one knew me, no one knew me
Hello teacher, tell me what's my lesson
Look right through me, look right through me..."
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