500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

Alice Cooper, 'School's Out'
326/500

326. Alice Cooper, 'School's Out'

Writers: Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Cooper, Dennis Dunway, Neal Smith
Producer: Bob Ezrin
Released: May '72, Warner Bros.
13 weeks; No. 7

"The few minutes waiting for that final school bell to ring are so intense that when it happens, it’s almost orgasmic," said Cooper. Inspiredby a Forties Dead End Kids film series, the tune will live for as long as kids really, really hate school.

Appears on: School’s Out (Warner Bros.)

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