Songs of the Workers (15th edition)/The Rebel Girl

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THE REBEL GIRL
Words and Music by Joe Hill
(Copyrighted, 1916)

There are women of many descriptions
In this queer world, as everyone knows,
Some are living beautiful mansions,
And are wearing the finest of clothers.
There are blue blooded queens and princesses,
Who have charms made of diamonds and pearl;
But the only and thoroughbred lady
Is the Rebel Girl.

CHORUS

That's the Rebel Girl, that's the Rebel Girl!
To the working class she's a precious pearl.
She brings courage, pride and joy
To the fighting Rebel Boy.
We've had girls before, but we need some more
In the Industrial Workers of the World.
For it's great fight for freedof
With a Rebel Girl.

Yes, her hands may hardened from labor,
And her dress may not be very fine;
But a heart in her bosom is beating
That is true to her class and her kind.
And the grafters in terror are trembling
When her spite and defiance she'll hurl;
For the only and throughbred lady
Is the Rebel Girl.




Words and Music of "The Rebel Girl" may be obtained in popular sheet form by applying to I. W. W. Publishing Bureau. Price, 25 cents.


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.