Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)
Pink Floyd
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We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teachers leave them kids alone
Hey! Teacher! Leave them kids alone!
All in all it's just another brick in the wall

1980
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1980 for four weeks
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1979 for five weeks
  • RIAA certified Platinum record, RIAA certified Digital Gold
  • from the album The Wall (1979)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • the biggest hit and the only No. 1 single for Pink Floyd
  • ranks #384 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • it was producer Bob Ezrin's idea to record the school children for the "We don't need no education" chant - recording engineer Nick Griffiths recorded children from Islington Green School in North London, near Pink Floyd’s Britannia Row Studios
  • on the record:
        David Gilmour - lead vocals, guitars
        Roger Waters - bass guitar, harmony lead vocals
        Richard Wright - keyboards
        Nick Mason - drums
        Islington Green School students- vocals
  • written by Roger Waters
  • produced by Bob Ezrin, David Gilmour, Roger Waters
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