Public Schools: Song for Dropouts

"The worst thing about being a drop out," deadpans Comedian-Singer Allan Sherman, 39, "is that you don't have a school song. So I wrote one." The result, seven verses of roughshod wit set to a lively medley of college tunes, is the hit of Sherman's new record, Allan in Wonderland. His mordant Drop-Outs March may do more to keep kids in school than hours of sermonizing by principals and parents. Samples: 4/4 TIME, FORTE

Drop, dropouts out of school,

Proud of the will to fail.

You won't find us in the school hall—Look in the pool hall

Or in jail.


Ignoramus, there you...

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