01/20/2012 01:15 pm ET Updated Mar 23, 2012

Lookout! Records Closing: A Tribute In Ten Songs (VIDEOS)

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's All Shook Down.

By Rae Alexandra

You may have heard over the last few days that Berkeley's Lookout! Records -- one of the world's most treasured punk rock labels, and the place that Green Day got its start -- is closing for good, back catalog and all.

If you were a punk rocker in the '90s, this news feels a little bit like losing an old treasured friend -- possibly an old, treasured friend you've not really hung out with much lately, but one who'll always have a special place in your heart nonetheless.

To mourn the end of this hugely important label, we wanted to pay tribute with a selection of our favorite Lookout! Records songs (in no particular order):