Teacher Lyrics

Jethro Tull

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 8 in album Benefit
release date: 1970-4-20
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock/Blues Rock/Hard Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:59
composer: Ian Anderson
lyricist: Ian Anderson

Album Information

label: Reprise Records
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Benefit cover art

Lyrics

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Well the dawn was coming,
Heard him ringing on my bell.
He said, "My name's the teacher,
That is what I call myself.
And I have a lesson
That I must impart to you.
It's an old expression
But I must insist it's true.

Jump up, look around,
Find yourself some fun,
No sense in sitting there hating everyone.
No man's an island and his castle isn't home,
The nest is for nothing when the bird has flown."

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 With You There to Help Me
  • 2 Nothing to Say
  • 3 Inside
  • 4 Son
  • 5 For Michael Collins, Jeffrey and Me
  • 6 To Cry You a Song
  • 7 A Time for Everything?
  • 8 Teacher
  • 9 Play in Time
  • 10 Sossity; You’re a Woman