076 Back to school

What have you learnt today?

This week Greg from Broken Dial has challenged us to musically sum up the magical time of year when we all go back to school.

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(00:00) Cocoanut Groove – End of the summer on Bookbinder Road

Tim from The face of today

(03:16) Thee More Shallows – Night at the knight school

Linda from Speed of dark

(07:45) Nirvana – School

Chris from Phosphorous.net

(10:43) Blackalicious – Chemical calisthenics

James from Jamesisadork

(14:16) Billy Bragg – The Saturday boy

Greg from Broken Dial

(17:44) Kraftwerk – Pocket calculator

Mark from Cinema du Lyon

(23:19) Suicidal Tendancies – Institutionalized

FiL from Pogoagogo

(29:41) Adam Franklin – Seize the day

Marcy from Lost in your inbox

(32:13) Yves Montand – En sortant de l’ecole

English translation of this song

ZB from So the wind won’t blow it all away

(35:29) Black Box Recorder – The school song

Matthew from Song by Toad

(40:01) Kid Harpoon – Childish dreaming days

Crash from Pretending life is like a song

(43:07) Patty Larkin – The book I’m not reading

Anna from Music I-Quiz

(47:39) Rockpile – Teacher teacher

Natalie from Mini-obs

(51:16) The Odds – Love is the subject

Tom from Better in the Dark

(56:34) The Replacements – Fuck school

Ross from Just gimme indie rock

Thanks to all of you for listening and taking part this week. Next week, just as we did in episode 67, we are looking at a musicially significant year. This time it’s 1977 and if you would like to take part but aren’t sure what to do then read these instructions.

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From beginning to end an enjoyable ride. Nice picks everyone!

I thought I’d share with you one of the pleasures of the classroom. I collected my group for their first lesson of the year and told them they were coming up to my room and not going into the computer suite. One of them responded ‘fuck off sir, I’m not going up there’. Kicking someone out before you’ve even got started, you can’t beat it.

I bet you wish you lived in the age of cane? These days the students just arrive precaned. Well, mine do.


I just figure ‘at least he said sir’.

“Fuck off, sir.” I would have loved to have said that to a few of my teachers. Better yet, it would have been great to come out with “Fuck off, Sister” at my Catholic school. I’m sure expulsion would have followed!

Hearing Billy Bragg and The Replacements in the same show…my idea of heaven.

And James, playing Blackalicious gets you expelled from dorkdom, doesn’t it?

Fuck School !!!! Fuck School !!!!

yes, we must give the lad props for saying “sir.” 😉

nat, you KILLED me with your intro! too funny. great song, too.

i loved that patty larkin, the odds, and the replacements, too. and yves montand, well, what more can i say than, oui, oui!

Nat- I think i maintain my dorkdom by telling you that i first heard that song while driving with a fellow chem major to the campus to turn in our lab notebooks for analytical chemistry.

FiL- when i heard the phrase “my best interests” i got really excited for some institutionalized. well played!

i loved this CP. well done, everyone!

James….ok, you may re-enter dorkdom. 😉

ANd, Anna, I love the Patty Larkin song, too.

I got it made sooooo made
I’m hot for teacher

I just wanted to come on and say how much I love this podcast – I come for the songs, I stay for the intros, I feel like I’m getting to know you all a little more with each show and that’s pretty special I reckon. Awwwww:)

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