Bobbie Gentry’s archivist explores colossal ‘Girl from Chickasaw County’ box set

Bobbie Gentry’s sole chart-topping album Ode to Billie Joe dropped on Capitol and dethroned the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in August 1967. A singer-songwriter waxing Americana decades before the genre was in vogue, the Mississippian’s sensuous, smoky vocals and mini Martin acoustic guitar riffs powered the LP’s mysterious, swampy…

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Jeremy Roberts

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Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net

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