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Old School Rocks (Memphis Wrestling's First Family)

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As the King and the Mouth of the South battled for supremacy in the ring in the '80s, the two onetime music collaborators fought each other over the airwaves via Rock 103 and FM 100 in a battle of the bands, with the locals voting for the No. 1 wrestling novelty record.

The Gentry musician's "We Hate School" is every educator's nightmare, declaring to area students in Bartlett, Craigmont and Raleigh-Egypt you can't have it both ways: either you love academia or you love rock 'n' roll, baby! Of course, the burnouts at those school had long decided education really wasn't their thing, dropping out to work full time at Kroger or McDonald's, where they remain employed to this day.

Meanwhile, at Germantown, we opted for the King's "World's Greatest Wrestler," despite the fact it was essentially a blatant ripoff of "Handsome" Jimmy's "Son of a Gypsy." Of course, it was more of a vote for the value of higher education than the King's musical abilities, which earned a D+.

In the end, the King triumphed as always, this time in the station polls, mostly because fans of "We Hate School" were so stoned they forgot to vote.

Today, with so many college kids saddled with hundreds of thousands of student debt, it's easy to see perhaps we had it all wrong: to hell with school, rock 'n' roll is where it's at, baby!

The front of this Tultex 245 Unisex Fine Jersey Raglan Tee features the world's most underrated Iranian drummer, Ali Hassan, and "Beautiful" Bobby on guitar and Koko on the bass. The back features all the Hannah-Barbarian all stars that rocked Memphis in the '80s, courtesy of artist "Terrible" Travis Heckel.

Order this premium runs-true-to-size tee, and you're sure to wake every morning screaming, "This is the greatest day of my life, baby! Hahahahahaha!"

This ¾ sleeve raglan tee is a classic piece made from 100% ring-spun cotton and with a modern color blocking look.

4.5 oz., 30/1 fine knit jersey
All solid colors are 100% ring-spun cotton
Heather Grey color is 90% cotton/10% polyester
Heather Denim color is 50% cotton/50% polyester
¾ sleeves
Reactive-dyed for longer-lasting color
Prewashed to minimize shrinkage
Contrast raglan sleeve
Heather Grey is 90% cotton/10% polyester
Heather Denim is 50% cotton/50% polyester
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