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Pink Floyd

Another Brick In The Wall

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“Another Brick in the Wall” is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic theme, on Pink Floyd’s 1979 rock opera, The Wall, subtitled Part 1 (work title Reminiscing), Part 2 (work title Education), and Part 3 (work title Drugs). All parts were written by Pink Floyd’s bassist, Roger Waters. Part II is a protest song against rigid schooling in general and boarding schools in particular, which led to the song being banned in South Africa during the apartheid regime. It was also released as a single and provided the band’s only number one hit in the United Kingdom, the United States, West Germany and many other countries. In addition, in the US, along with the tracks, “Run Like Hell”, and “Don’t Leave Me Now”, “Another Brick in the Wall” reached... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ All in all you're just another brick in the wall ... Wrong, do it again ... We don't need no thought control

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This song is listed #375 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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