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16 Kick-Ass Songs To Awaken Your Inner Riot Grrl

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“My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.” — Joan Jett

1. “They Call Me Big Mama” by Big Mama Thornton

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=qYSv3qyGJFA. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Call me Big Mama Cause I weigh 300 pounds I can rock and I can roll them And I can really go to town.”

2. “Fujiyama Mama” by Wanda Jackson

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=oDJIujjMCsQ. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Cause I’m a Fujiyama Mama and I’m just about to blow my topAnd when I start erupting ain’t nobody gonna make me stop!”

3. “Little Sister” by The Runaways

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=dxbhCI2USd4. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Little sister don’t you be so straightLet the old folks call you jailbaitThis mean world it belongs to usit can be yours so don’t hesitate.”

4. “Oh Bondage, Up Yours!” by X-Ray Spex

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=FYMObdOqcRg. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb:“Some people think little girls should be seen and not heard, but I say, OH BONDAGE UP YOURS!”

5. “Piss Factory” by Patti Smith

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=y6aUbrZYjYE. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “I got something to hide here called desireAnd I will get out of hereYou know the fiery potion is just about to comeIn my nose is the taste of sugar.”

6. “Typical Girl” by The Slits

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=DCcZm75wzHc. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Who invented the typical girl?Who’s bringing out the new improved model?And there’s another marketing ployTypical girl gets the typical boy.”

7. “Rip Her to Shreds” by Blondie

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=fhafRxHUHm8. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb:“She looks like she don’t know betterA case of partial extremeDressed in a Robert Hall sweaterActing like a soap opera queen.”

8. “Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=5RAQXg0IdfI. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “A girl can do want she wants to do and that’s what I’m gonna do!”

9. “Rebel Girl” by Bikini Kill

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=DzMGqVh8G20. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “That girl thinks she is the queen of the neighborhood; I got news for you she isThey say she is a dyke but I knowshe is my best friend.”

10. “Pretend We’re Dead” by L7

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=4NqZKUze56A. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Turn the tables with our unity; they’re neither moral nor majority.”

11. “Rise Up” by Skunk Anansie

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=heMGgnhKTT8. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “You gotta rise up, sweet woman child!”

12. “She Walks on Me” by Hole

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=tSE-0X130jk. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Geeks do not have pedigreesOr perfect punk rock resumesOr anorexic magazines!”

13. “Kool Gang” by Sonic Youth

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=VyfazvK1mUw. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “I just wanna know, what are you gonna do for me?I mean, are you gonna liberate us girls From male white corporate oppression?”

14. “Pearl” by Tamar Kali

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=0sVwA32n7m4. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “Here she comes looking prettyHere she comes looking fine,Her oyster walls, this big cityshe is the pearl roughly confined.”

15. “Black Betty” by Divinity Roxx

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=69zBVSkhEjU. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb “Baby girl, hold on to your soul ‘cause you just might need it when it’s time to roll.”

16. “R.S.V.P.” by The Objex

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=-AVeLgL-Qeo. youtube.com

Riot Grrl Proverb: “I feel it I have it my habit dynamic original sexuality that’s right there’s just no stopping me I take what I want I’m not afraid to flaunt what I have inside of me.”

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