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Van Halen

Hot For Teacher

Hard Rock
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  • 1980
  • 1986

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“Hot for Teacher” is a song on Van Halen’s album, 1984. The sexually suggestive song was best known for its long opening drum solo, near motorcycle-like drum fills and its music video featuring the band as both adults and young students in a high school. The Parents Music Resource Center protested it, calling for it to be pulled from both the radio and television, due to the song’s sexually suggestive lyrics referring to sex with a teacher, and a beautiful female teacher stripping in the video, among other issues. In 2009 it was named the 36th best hard rock song of all time by VH1. Digital Dream Door ranked the drumming performance by Alex Van Halen on the song “Hot for Teacher” number 12 on their list of 100 Greatest Rock Drum Performances. The ending of this song comes... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Got it bad ... I'm hot for teacher ... Whoa

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