Introducing GOOD's "Back to School" Study Music Playlist #30DaysofGOOD

We asked you to help us create a "learning music" soundtrack. Here it is—a playlist of songs about school, tracks that teach, and music to study by.

A few weeks back, we asked you to help us put together a "learning music" soundtrack as part of our 30 Days of GOOD: Back to School challenge. Your song recommendations were outstanding. We compiled our favorites as GOOD's "Back to School" Study Music Playlist. It includes songs about school, tracks that teach, and mellow music to study by. Check out the tracklist, then listen to it via the Spotify playlist we've created and embedded below. (If you don't use Spotify, please help us out by creating a version of this playlist on Rdio, YouTube, Grooveshark, etc., and sharing the link in the comments section of this post.)

Thanks to all the GOOD community members who contributed music suggestions.

GOOD's "Back to School" Study Music Playlist\n
1. "Don't Be a Dropout" by James Brown
2. "Campus" by Vampire Weekend
3. "Tamacun" by Rodrigo y Gabriela
4. "French Catalogues" by Brian Eno
5. "Figure Eight" by Blossom Dearie
6. "You Don't Learn That in School" by Nat King Cole
7. "Straight A's" by Ambulance LTD
8. "Space Walk" by Lemon Jelly
9. "Galaxy Song" by Monty Python
10. "Rock 'n' Roll High School" by Ramones
11. "Why Does the Sun Shine?" by They Might Be Giants
12. "Your Hand in Mine" by Explosions in the Sky
13. "Goldberg Variations, BWV 988/Aria" by Glenn Gould
14. "ABC" by The Jackson 5

If you like this playlist, be sure to check out our previous two, GOOD's "Sleep Better" Playlist and GOOD's "Make Your Own Meals" Playlist.

Photo via (cc) Flickr user Xanetia


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