BitchTapes: Southern Pride

Roy Moore is an alleged pedophile who the Republican Party, Steve Bannon, and President Trump considered qualified to represent the state of Alabama in the United States senate. This week, the state of Alabama said hell no! Thanks to a coalition of voters from marginalized communities, Moore’s opponent Doug Jones is officially the senate-elect. Often, the South is considered a monolithic region that’s stuck in a perpetual cycle of inequality. Those who are from the South or have lived in various Southern states know that perception is warped, and are showing that through their political choices. In honor of Doug Jones’ historic victory, this BitchTape celebrates artists who take pride in their Southern heritage and espouse it in their music.

Track List:

1. Ray Charles - “Georgia On My Mind”

2. Arrested Development - “Tennessee”

3. Faith Hill - “Mississippi Girl”

4. Lynyrd Skynyrd - “Sweet Home Alabama”

5. The Rolling Stones - “Sweet Virginia”

6. Gladys Knight & the Pips - “Midnight Train to Georgia”

7. Jermaine Dupri featuring Ludacris - “Welcome To Atlanta”

8. Dolly Parton - “My Tennessee Mountain Home”

9. Beyoncé and The Dixie Chicks - “Daddy Lessons”

10. Muddy Waters - “My Home Is In the Delta”

11. Trisha Yearwood - “Georgia Rain”

12. Ike & Tina Turner - “Proud Mary”

13. Sam Cooke - “A Change Is Gonna Come”

14. Otis Redding - “(Sittin On) the Dock of the Bay”

15. Nina Simone - “Mississippi Goddam”

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Evette Dionne is Bitch Media’s senior culture editor. She’s all about Beyoncé, Black women, and dope TV shows and books. You can follow her on Twitter.

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