June 1972 – a song popular in this month – Schools Out by Alice Cooper
The title (and song) were inspired by a warning often said in Bowery Boys movies in which one of the characters declares to another, “School is out,” meaning “to wise up.”
Interesting facts about Schools Out & Alice Cooper
His real name is Vincent Furnier. Alice Cooper was the name of the band, but the name became so associated with the lead singer that he took it.
This is a fixture at Cooper’s concerts. He says the difference between him and guys like Marilyn Manson is that he leaves the crowd in a good mood. His shows are meant to be fun, not depressing.
This was released in the summer of 1972, when school really was out. It’s since become an anthem for summer vacation.
This was Cooper’s biggest hit; it was especially popular in the UK where it topped the chart for three weeks. A concert staple, it is usually the last song he plays at his shows.
Cooper’s legendary stage show involves live snakes, strait jackets, corpses, and other horror movie-styled props–not to mention fog machines and dramatic lighting, of course.
This information was provided by Songfacts.com