Waitin' in School

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"Waitin' in School"
Single by Ricky Nelson
A-side "Stood Up"
Released December 9, 1957
Format 7", 45rpm
Genre Rock and roll, Rockabilly
Length 2:02
Label Imperial Records 5483
Writer(s) Johnny Burnette and Dorsey Burnette
Ricky Nelson singles chronology
"Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?"/"Be-Bop Baby"
"Waitin' in School"
"My Bucket's Got a Hole in It"/"Believe What You Say"

Waitin' in School is a rock and roll song written by Johnny Burnette and Dorsey Burnette. The song was recorded by Ricky Nelson, and peaked at number 18 in the U.S Billboard Hot 100 1958. It is considered one of the best examples of Nelson's contributions to rockabilly.

In popular culture[edit]

  • Gary Shorelle performed the song in the film Pulp Fiction.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1958) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 18
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 12