As a rule, music has always been about youthful subversion of authority. So it's no surprise that the best rebel songs of the past few decades are anthems of teenage rebellion. From the sweet-natured girl group The Shangri-Las, to culture-shaping rappers Public Enemy, we've listed the best songs about standing up to authority below.
While rock, hip-hop, and punk are genres dedicated to the act of rebellion as a whole, there are a few stand-out rebel songs that everyone can identify with. The Who's "Teenage Wasteland" is a call to teens everywhere to stick it to the man, while Mick Ronson's opening licks of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel" speak to the anti-authoritarian in all of us.Vote up your favorite rebel songs, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section!