Songs About Higher Education

May 11, 2022
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Graduation DayThe Rover BoysSweetHomeAlabama
2Letting GoSuzy BoggussSweetHomeAlabama
3The Whiffenpoof SongRudy ValléeTarquinSpodd
4CollegeSmoking PopesFred Erickson
5Rose Goes to YaleJefferson StarshipFred Erickson
6Berkeley Campus BluesJimmy RushingNicko
7Ohio/Machine GunThe Isley Brotherspejepeine
8The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear ShadesTimbuk 3Loud Atlas
9Hard to BeDavid BazanShoegazer
10Campus Vampire WeekendLoud Atlas
11College Pat GreenFred Erickson
12HBCU ThereGriot Bpejepeine
13University of LifeChris Webby ft Madi WolfBanazirGalbasi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The GraduatesSpeedy Ortizvanwolf2
2Happy BoyThe Bolshoivanwolf2
3The Open UniversityClifford T. Wardseverin
4Sukie in the GraveyardBelle and Sebastianhappyclapper
5Bright College DaysTom LehrerUncleben
6I Love CollegeAsher RothSweetHomeAlabama
7The FreshmenThe Verve PipeSweetHomeAlabama
8Fraternity BluesTownes Van ZandtBanazirGalbasi
9The Free Electric BandAlbert HammondTarquinSpodd
10Closer to FineIndigo GirlsNoodsy
11The Dark of the MatinéeFranz Ferdinandhappyclapper
12Bar ExamDerailersWilliamsbach
13Rat RaceThe SpecialsMax Visconta Nuclerosea
14Varsity DragAnita O'Daypejepeine
15Off My Rocker at the Art School BopLuke HainesMax Visconta Nuclerosea
16I Hate CollegeSam AdamsFred Erickson
17Lack of EducationDub Syndicate ft Andy FairlyShoegazer
18Musical CollegePrince Busterpejepeine
19College LifeTerence BoylanFred Erickson
20Student Demonstration TimeThe Beach BoysTarquinSpodd
21Killer Wants to Go to CollegePaul SimonFred Erickson
22Startin' Tonight Elvis PresleyFred Erickson
23I'm Going to Say It NowPhil OchsFred Erickson
24Little BoxesMalvina Reynoldstincanman
25Better Git Yer Learnin'Rhiannon Giddenstincanman
26CollegianaWaring's PennsylvaniansNicko
27I Love the College GirlsHarry Reser & his Six Jumping JacksNicko
28Young ConservativesThe KinksFred Erickson
29Madame JoyVan MorrisonFred Erickson
30Graduation DayChris IsaakFred Erickson
31Master's DegreeDavid RothBanazirGalbasi

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Author: Marconius7

Marconius is the creator of this index and also hosts a travel blog and a political blog. He is retired after 40 years in broadcast television. He lives in suburban Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with his wife. They are the parents of two adult children and proud grandparents of two wonderful grandchildren.

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