teachers The Best Songs About Teachers of All Time  

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You might not have loved them as a child, but in retrospect they were only there to help you. Here are the best songs about teachers, ranked by user votes. There are good teachers, there are bad teachers, and there are even hot teachers. This list of the best teacher songs contains music about all kinds of teachers. From the instructor that is crushed on by all her students to the professor who is brainwashing students with political rhetoric, this list features them all.

The first teacher song that comes to mind is “Hot for Teacher” by Van Halen. This 1984 hit is full of fun puns and sexual innuendos. Another great song about teachers is “The Art Teacher” by Rufus Wainwright. Daft Punk has a different definition of a teacher. Their song, “Teachers” pays tribute to all the musicians who influenced them.

Pink Floyd questioned the benefits of formal education with their teacher song, “Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2” and Morrissey called out his experience with Catholic school in “Children in Pieces.” Vampire Weekend also has a song which references teachers entitled, “Campus.” Fun Fact: the group's lead singer, Ezra Koenig taught English before the group got a record deal.

Do you have a favorite song about teachers? Vote it to the top of this list and add any teacher songs that we may have missed.
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Hot for Teacher Van Halen

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26 9
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31 14
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School's Out Alice Cooper

5
11 2
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12 6
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13 7
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We're Gonna Be Friends White Stripes

8
18 14
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Teachers Daft Punk

9
11 7
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Jeremy Pearl Jam

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23 22
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Teacher I Need You Elton John

11
9 8
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The Art Teacher Rufus Wainwright

12
4 4
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4 5
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Teach Me Tonight Amy Winehouse

14
4 5
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29 Celebrities Who Quit Being Famous

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3 5
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Children in Pieces Morrissey

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2 4
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Oh, Teacher Diana Ross

17
1 3
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Classical Teacher Tenacious D

18
5 8
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The Teacher Paul Simon

19
4 7
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4 7
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Just Sixteen Velvet Revolver

21
3 6
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Mrs. Blaileen Primus

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3 6
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Popular Nada Surf

23
3 6
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2 5
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Campus Vampire Weekend

26
5 9
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Bitch School Spinal Tap

27
5 9
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Teachers Blues Pete Seeger

28
3 7
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Teacher, Teacher Slick Rick

29
1 5
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Master Teacher Erykah Badu

30
2 7
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You Can Be My Teacher Prince, 94 East

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0 7
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