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The Teen Idles

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The Teen Idles were pioneers of the DC Hardcore scene in the very early '80s. Their only release was Dischord Records' first. Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson went on to form Minor Threat, one of the most influential bands in all of punk rock and hardcore.


Top Songs

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    You keep talking about talent
    Talent? What do you know?
    Instead of studying theory
    We're going to get up and go
    Get up and go
    Get Up and Go  -  46,720 plays
    Life has been the same for a long time
    Go to scholl and witness the crimes
    Go home and see it on the evening news
    Then we got nothing to do
    If there were a concert we would go
    Teen Idles  -  42,829 plays
    You're sixteen going on thirty-two
    Confusion of age surrounding you
    Cigarette dangles from your painted lips
    You wear the shoe because it fits
    Put on your sneakers and be a kid
    Sneakers  -  40,167 plays
    Deadhead, deadhead, take another toke
    Deadhead, deadhead, you're a lousy joke
    Friend of the devil, who you trying to kid
    Friends of the devil are dead like Sid
    I'll be grateful when you're dead
    Deadhead  -  35,260 plays
    Cries of anarchy, cries of freedom
    Cries of fury in the United Kingdom
    Started out loud, started out young
    Started out poor and just for fun
    Tales of youth fighting back
    Fleeting Fury  -  26,752 plays
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