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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Many people remember School House Rock; the animated TV feature became an icon with catchy but educational songs.

Well, one seventh grade teacher in Overland Park is making his own catchy tunes, and the kids love it.

FOX 4 photojournalist Jon Haiduk introduces us to the appropriately named “Mister Beat.”

Beat says he won't be quitting his day job anytime soon, but you can find his band, "Electric Needle Room" on YouTube.