The Power of Pussy

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The Power of Pussy
Bongwater Power.jpg
Studio album by
Released1990 (1990)
RecordedNoise New York
(New York City, NY)
GenreExperimental rock
LabelShimmy Disc
Bongwater chronology
Too Much Sleep
The Power of Pussy
The Big Sell-Out
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Review scores

The Power of Pussy is the third studio album by Bongwater, released in 1990 by Shimmy Disc. The album contains major college radio hits such as the title track, as well as favorites such as "Nick Cave Dolls" and "Folk Song," with covers of Dudley Moore's "Bedazzled" and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" by The Weavers. In 1998, it was remastered by Alan Douches and Kramer for its inclusion in Box of Bongwater set.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."The Power of Pussy"Kramer, Ann Magnuson4:00
2."Great Radio"Kramer, Ann Magnuson4:36
3."What If?"Kramer, Ann Magnuson2:01
4."Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" (The Weavers cover)The Weavers3:58
5."Chicken Pussy"Kramer, Ann Magnuson1:40
6."White Rental Car Blues"Kramer, Ann Magnuson2:19
7."Nick Cave Dolls"Kramer, Ann Magnuson4:20
8."Bedazzled" (Dudley Moore cover)Dudley Moore2:53
Side two
1."Obscene and Pornographic Art"Kramer, Ann Magnuson3:19
2."Connie"Kramer, Ann Magnuson, Dave Rick2:37
3."What Kind of Man Reads Playboy?"Kramer, Ann Magnuson2:23
4."I Need a New Tape"Kramer, Ann Magnuson1:39
5."Women Tied Up in Knots"Kramer, Ann Magnuson0:49
6."Junior"Kramer, Ann Magnuson, Dave Rick2:16
7."Mystery Hole"Kramer, Ann Magnuson1:37
8."Time Is Coming"Kramer, Ann Magnuson2:03
9."Folk Song" (contains a sample from Roundabout by Yes)Ann Magnuson9:22


Adapted from The Power of Pussy liner notes.[5]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1990 Shimmy Disc CD, CS, LP shimmy 040
Netherlands 1991 CD SDE 9134


  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Bongwater: The Power of Pussy > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  2. ^ columnist. "Bongwater: The Power of Pussy". Mojo. p. 118.
  3. ^ columnist. "Bongwater: The Power of Pussy". Uncut. p. 124.
  4. ^ Gehr, Richard; Pattyn, Jay (2007). "Bongwater". Trouser Press. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  5. ^ The Power of Pussy (booklet). Bongwater. New York City, New York: Shimmy Disc. 1990.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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