Midterms are coming up! Here is some advice in those hard, stressful times.
He says “son,” but, of course, this apples to men and women and all Homo sapiens alike. Saying “son or daughter or male or female or ….” in the song would really through the rhythm off. And they need to rhyme “son” with “won.” It’s just the needs and demands of the poetry, song, and music. Nothing more.