Hot for Teacher Mixtape

These songs all went on a mixtape we made for a friend who had just passed her final exams to become a teacher. A hot teacher, obviously. Songs about teachers, schools and students abound…

van halen hot for teacherHandsome Boy Modeling School – I’ve Been Thinking
Hot Chip – Boy From School
Beck – Everybody’s gotta learn sometime
The Tough Alliance – First Class Riot
Andre 3000 – Class of 3000
Fiery Furnaces – Teach Me Sweetheart
Tokyo Police Club – A Lesson In Crime
Gwen Stefani – hollaback girl
Nada Surf – Popular
Pulp – Common People
Shampoo – School Is Boring
Elton John – Teacher I Need You

Thought that was all the teacher-related music I dragged up? You thought wrong!

Hall and Oates – Adult Education
Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me
Tenacious D – F*** Her Gently
Alice Cooper – School’s out for Summer
Doris Day – Teacher’s Pet (apparently there’s a version by Parker Posie, which I couldn’t find)
Tilly and the Wall – Bad Education
Nirvana – School
Chuck Berry – School Days
Kanye West – Graduation Day
Missy Elliott – Old School
Princess Superstar – Bad Babysitter
AC/DC – School Days
Jackson 5 – ABC
Jewel Akens – The Birds and the Bees
Grandmaster Flash – The Message
Peter Cornelius – Du Entschuldige I Kenn Di
Supertramp – School
W.A.S.P. – School Days
The Fall – Birmingham School Of Business
Beach Boys – Be True to your school
Beach Boys – Graduation Day
Corey Hart – Cheatin´ in school
Van Morrison – Good Morning Little School Girl
John Lennon – Working Class Hero
Belle and Sebastian – We Rule The school
Jethro Tull – Teacher
Pink Floyd – the Wall
Extrabreit – Hurra Hurra die Schule brennt
Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
Ramones – Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
Spider Murphy Gang- Ring Ring, d’ Glockn leit
eav – Blöschberger
Busted – What I go to school for
George Thorogood – Get a haircut
Falco – Nie mehr Schule
Dr. Dre – Ed-Ucation
Modest Mouse – Education
The Kinks – Schoolboys in Disgrace
George Michael – Teacher
Sam Cooke – Wonderful World (Don’t Know Much)
the Fall – Hey Student
the Donnas – High School Yum Yum
JFA – Out of School
the Speedies – Math Teacher
the Rondelles – Mission Irresistible
Charles Bronson – I go to School

Now go out, go to a record shop of your choosing, purchase all those songs and make a mixtape for that special teacher person in your life.

And yes, it did turn out to be a double-mixtape!