Originally Published: November 13, 1991

Alice Cooper 'School's Out'

"I was watching TV and there was this old '40s show on there called The Bowery Boys where all of the characters talked to each other in a real street way. One of them turned to the other and said, 'Hey, Satch, school's out!'. What he meant was 'Wise Up' but to me it just meant something else. It fitted the time perfectly and it applied to a whole generation. What we wanted was an anthem and that was it. When I ay it now it's mandatory 'cos it's like the National Anthem. Occasionally band's are allowed to write a theme song. With The Who it was 'My Generation' and with the Stones it was 'Satisfaction'. With Alice Cooper it's 'School's Out' ." - Alice Cooper