Essential Feminism Songs

I found a great playlist on iTunes the other day so I wanted to share it with all of you for Feminist Friday!!!

And of course, it starts with Queen B! ❤

  • Run the World (Girls) – Beyonce
  • Respect – Aretha Franklin
  • Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
  • I Am Woman – Helen Reddy
  • Confident – Demi Lovato
  • Express Yourself – Madonna
  • The Greatest – Sia
  • Brave – Sara Bareilles
  • Just a Girl – No Doubt
  • These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra
  • Roar – Katy Perry
  • You Don’t Own Me – Lesley Gore
  • Rebel Girl – Bikini Kill
  • Can’t Hold Us Down – Christina Aguilera
  • Ladies First – Queen Latifah & Monie Love
  • Kill V. Maim – Grimes
  • The Pill – Loretta Lynn
  • Proud – Tegan and Sara
  • Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves – Eurythmics
  • Bitch – Meredith Brooks
  • Scars to Your Beautiful – ALeissa Cara
  • Don’t Make Me Over – Dionne Warwick
  • Not a Pretty Girl – Ani DiFranco
  • Don’t Touch My Hair – Solange
  • I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
  • Who Says – Selena Gomez & The Scene
  • Work It – Missy Elliott
  • I’m Every Woman – Chaka Khan
  • The One’s for the Girls – Martina McBride
  • Good as Hell – Lizzo
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
  • Oh Bondage Up Yours! – X-Ray Spex
  • Til It Happens to You – Lady Gaga
  • Wannabe – Spice Girls
  • Independent Women, Pt 1 -Destiney’s Child
  • Brass In Pocket – Pretenders
  • Cornflake Girl – Tori Amos
  • Fight Song – Rachel Platten
  • Man! I Feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
  • Sit Still, Look Pretty – Daya
  • Think (About It) – Ly nCollins
  • Flawless Remix – Beyonce (feat. Nicki Minaj)
  • Not Ready to Make Nice – Dixie Chicks
  • 50ft Queenie – PJ Harvey
  • Q.U.E.E.N. – Janelle Monae (feat Erykah Badu)
  • Girl in a Country Song – Maddie & Tae
  • Asking for It – Hole
  • Control – Janet Jackson
  • Hard out Here – Lily Allen
  • None of Your Business – Salt-N-Pepa
  • Kool Thing – Sonic Youth
  • Mama’s Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert
  • U.N.I.T.Y. – Queen Latifa
  • Miss Independent – Kelly Clarkson
  • Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys (feat Nicki Minaj)
  • #1 Must Have – Sleater Kinney
  • Bad Girls – M.I.A.
  • Doo Wop – Lauryn Hill
  • Feeling Good – Nina Simone
  • She Works Hard For the Money – Donna Summer
  • Free Your Mind – En Vogue
  • Follow Your Arrow – Kacey Musgraves
  • Good Woman Down – Mary J. Blige
  • No Scrubs – TLC
  • Man – Neko Case
  • Window Seat – Erykah Badu
  • I Choose – India.Arie
  • I’m a Survivor – Reba McEntire
  • Body of My Own – Charlie XCX
  • Stronger – Britney Spears
  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar
  • Army of Me – Bjork
  • Just Because I’m a Woman – Dolly Parton
  • I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
  • Feeling Myself – Nicki Minaj (feat Beyonce)
  • Fucking Perfect – P!nk
  • Harper Valley P.T.A. – Jeannie C. Riley
  • 6’1″ – Liz Phair
  • Bold Soul Sister – Ike & Tina Turner
  • Guys Do It All the Time – Mindy McCready
  • That’s My Girl – Fifth Harmony
  • On My Own – Miley Cyrus
  • Phenomenal Woman – Laura Mvula
  • I Didn’t Know My Own Strength – Whitney Houston
  • Sisters, O Sisters – Yoko Ono
  • You Learn – Alanis Morissette
  • You Gotta Be – Des’ree
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes – Sinead O’Connor
  • People Have the Power  – Patti Smith
  • Nobody Ever Told You – Carrie Underwood
  • Typical Girls – The Slits
  • No More Tears (Enough is Enough) – Barbra Streisand
  • Nobody Knows What’s Going On (In My Mind But Me) – The Chiffons
  • Golden – Jill Scott
  • Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
  • Hollaback Girl – Gwen Stefani
  • Bossy – Kelis (feat Too $hort)
  • It’s a Post – Nellie McKay
  • Same Jones’ Blues – Bessie Smith & Irving Johns
  • Past, Present and Future – The Shangri-Las

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