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This mixtape started as a joke, of course. I read an interview this week with Seattle band Tacocat about their song Crimson Wave and thought it would be funny to make a whole mixtape of songs about periods.

It turns out Tacocat's in good company: there are a surprising number of upbeat songs featuring women rapping and singing about menstruation! I found seven other songs about periods—plus a bonus track of Maragaret Cho rapping—and am happy to present 28 minutes of vag-tastic music.

Shark Week from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

 

TRACK LIST

28 Days – U.S. Girls

Crimson Wave – Tacocat

Shark Week – Hand Job Academy

On the Rag – Pulsallama

Heavy Flow – Toast

My Red Self – Heavens to Betsy

Happy and Bleeding – PJ Harvey

Period Piece - Lena D

My Puss – Margaret Cho 

Listen to more than 200 Bitch-made feminist mixtapes here. Thanks for Megan Seling for enabling this mix and Douglas Wolk and Christen McCurdy for song suggestions. 


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No PMS Blues by Dolly Parton?

No PMS Blues by Dolly Parton?

OMG

What is this song and why didn't I know about it?


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Another candidate for Volume

Another candidate for Volume 2: "Blood in the Boardroom" by Ani DiFranco.

Lunch Lady - - Motherwort

From Vancouver/unceded coast salish territory

http://lunchlady.bandcamp.com/track/motherwort

'Bloom' by Gigolo Aunts. But

'Bloom' by Gigolo Aunts. But that's pretty obscure. :)

Bledsung

Bledsung is a bloody good period song!! Here's a live version:
http://metaformia.org/multi-media/bledsung/

Polly Wood ~ Soulful, Feminine Rhythm & Rhyme
http://www.pollywood.ws/Songs.html
htttp://www.radwoman.com

"Always" by Evalyn Parry

"Always" by Evalyn Parry

my anthem.