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"School Days" (also known as "School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell)") is a rock and roll song written by Chuck Berry and recorded by him in 1957. It is one of his best known songs and is often considered a rock and roll anthem. It was first released as a single and later appeared as the lead track on Berry's first album, After School Session. It peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Pop chart, his third highest-ranked pop hit and hit number one on the R&B Best Sellers chart.[1]

The song's structure is a basic twelve-bar blues with a rock and roll beat; the guitar part imitates the vocal line with a two measure delay. The lyrics describe the stress and drudgery of a high school student's daily routine, and the sense of release that comes from dancing at the local juke joint after school.

The last verse of the song contains the lyrics "Hail, hail rock and roll / Deliver me from the days of old." Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll became the title of a 1987 documentary and concert film about Berry. Also the musical arrangement would be oversampled by Chuck Berry in 1964 on No Particular Place To Go. The same arrangement was also used on the very rare Big Ben Blues.

The song also appears at the end of the Neil Young concert film Rust Never Sleeps during the credits.

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