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Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry

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Bobbie Gentry Reveals Message Behind 'Ode'

Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 26 August 1967

WHO KILLED Billy Joe McAllister? Or did he jump? What was thrown off that bridge? And why? These are just some of the questions raised ...

Loraine Alterman on Records: New Albums from Vanilla Fudge, Big Brother et al

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 3 September 1967

Vanilla Fudge: Exciting Album ...

Albums from Bobbie Gentry, Aretha Franklin, Big Brother, Captain Beefheart and the Animals

Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 10 September 1967

New Album From Bobbie Gentry ...

Bobbie — On The Tallahatchee Bridge To Fame

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 21 October 1967

ALAN WALSH meets the 'Ode to Billie Joe' girl ...

Ode to Bobbie Gentry

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 21 October 1967

AND STILL Bobbie Gentry won't let on. Pestered persistently at a reception in her honour (it took up a fair whack of her 36-hour stay), ...

Albums from Blue Cheer, Bobbie Gentry and the Human Beinz

Review by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 23 March 1968

VINCEBUS ERUPTUM (Philips) Blue Cheer 'Summertime Blues', 'Rock Me Baby', 'Doctor Please', 'Out of Focus', 'Parchment Farm' and 'Second Time Around'. ...

Bobbie Gentry: 'I'll Never Tire Of Billy Joe'

Profile and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 8 June 1968

STANDING around, waiting to meet Bobbie Gentry, I glanced through the two press handouts about her. ...

Bobbie Gentry Explains The Trouser Suit Scene

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 5 July 1969

BOBBIE GENTRY has written so many songs she's lost count. Maybe around two hundred. Since she's constantly travelling to various countries (as well as moving ...

Bobbie Gentry: Chickasaw County Child – The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry

Review by Andria Lisle, MOJO, July 2004

A 23-track set that further mystifies the story of the songwriter behind 'Ode To Billie Joe'. ...

Mystery Girl: The Forgotten Artistry of Bobbie Gentry

Retrospective by Holly George-Warren, 'Listen Again' (Duke University Press), 2007

SHE'S BEEN called the J.D. Salinger of rock & roll. Mississippi-born singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Bobbie Gentry is every bit as mysterious as the steamy, Delta-flavored story-song she ...


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