Be Chrool To Your Scuel

Album: Come Out And Play (1985)
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  • CHORUS:

    Be cruel to your school 'cause you may never get another
    Be cruel to your school in the name of rock 'n' roll
    Be cruel to your school just like a sister or a brother
    Be cruel to your school in the name of rock 'n' roll

    Well, I don't think I'll make it through another day, it's eight o'clock and all ain't well
    My brain hurts so much it's stratin' to decay and I'm livin' in my private hell
    Didn't somebody tell me this would be so great, be the best thing I ever had?
    How come they never told me 'bout the word "exaggerate"
    , how'd somethin' so good get so bad?
    'Cause hey, I gotta know am I slow?
    Where do I go from here?
    Do abc's and 123's
    Mean that much to me, that much to me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me

    REPEAT CHORUS

    Sing it, Alice
    I see them walkin' 'round like the livin' dead, ain't they got nothin' between their ears?
    How come they don't seem to hear a single word I say, they ain't the only one who's bored to tears
    Now there must be a better way to educate 'cause this way ain't workin' like it should
    Can't they just invent a pill or frozen concentrate that makes you smarter and taste, mmm, so good
    'Cause hey, I gotta know what I'll have to show
    When I hi hi ho it from here
    Will I be in pain or will I have a brain
    Or will I go insane, I've gone insay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ane

    Solo - sax: Clarence Clemons, guitar: Brian Setzer

    'Cause hey, I gotta know what I'll have to show
    When I hi hi ho it from here
    Do abc's and 123's
    Mean that much to me, that much to me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me, me

    REPEAT CHORUS (twice)

    Alright Writer/s: DANIEL DEE SNIDER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Gary from Springfield, MoStray Cats guitarist Brian Setzer played the lead guitar solo on this song. Plus, Billy Joel was featured on the piano. Clarence Clemmons is featured on saxophone.
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