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"I'm the wild one, yes, I'm the wild one.
Well, it ain't no use, turn me loose, more, more
I can't keep score!"
— "The Wild One"

Susan Kay "Suzi" Quatro (June 3, 1950) is an American bassist and singer and one of the most prominent founders of the Glam Rock era. She's also a pioneer in women's rock and has influenced many subsequent female musicians from Joan Jett to KT Tunstall. Some of her best known songs include "The Wild One", "48 Crash", "Can the Can" and "Devil Gate Drive".

More info about her can be found at The Other Wiki.


I'm a red-hot fox, I can take the tropes...:

  • Auto Erotica: "Daytona Demon" fits this trope somewhat. The song is about the narrator comparing her lover's lovemaking to a racecar:
    "Ride me, ride you
    We do anything we wanna do
    Speed you, speed me, you're my machine
    Daytona demon, Daytona demon"
  • Cool Old Lady: Has firmly entered this realm. Pushing 70, still recording, still touring, still looks fantastic, and regularly interacts with fans via her Youtube channel.
  • Glam Rock: The most prominent woman in the genre.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: One of the first women rockers to embrace it. Her character on Happy Days was named Leather Tuscadero.
  • "I Am" Song: "The Wild One".
  • The Lad-ette
  • Lead Bassist: Suzi plays bass and sings
  • Rock Me, Asmodeus!: "Devil Gate Drive", "Daytona Demon".


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