"You Don't Own Me" as written by and John/white Madara....
You don't own me
I'm not just one of your many toys
You don't own me
Don't say I can't go with other boys

And don't tell me what to do
Don't tell me what to say
And please, when I go out with you
Don't put me on display 'cause

You don't own me
Don't try to change me in any way
You don't own me
Don't tie me down 'cause I'd never stay

I don't tell you what to say
I don't tell you what to do
So just let me be myself
That's all I ask of you

I'm young and I love to be young
I'm free and I love to be free
To live my life the way I want
To say and do whatever I please

And don't tell me what to do
Oh, don't tell me what to say
And please, when I go out with you
Don't put me on display

I don't tell you what to say
Oh, don't tell you what to do
So just let me be myself
That's all I ask of you

I'm young and I love to be young
I'm free and I love to be free
To live


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"You Don't Own Me" as written by John Madara David White

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  • +4
    General CommentA perfect women's anthem.

    Once you get past the fact it was written by two men.

    LOL. Or something.



    42 stepson November 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song. I first heard it in the movie, The Woods.
    candy.cloudson December 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe First Wives Club !!
    dixon87on February 15, 2009   Link

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