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Roger Waters told Mojo magazine that the song is meant to be satirical. (Source Another Brick In The Wall Songfacts). He explained: "You couldn't find anybody in the world more pro-education than me. But the education I went through in boys' grammar school in the '50s was very controlling and demanded rebellion. The teachers were weak and therefore easy targets. The song is meant to be a rebellion against errant government, against people who have power over you, who are… read more

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Daddy's flown across the ocean
Leaving just a memory
A snapshot in the family album
Daddy, what else did you leave for me?
Dad, what you leave behind…

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