Nobody’s bumpkin: Unmasking Mississippi Delta chanteuse Bobbie Gentry

When Bobbie Gentry burst onto the pop music landscape during the Summer of Love with “Ode to Billie Joe”, who could have imagined the massive success awaiting her? Pigeon-holed as a husky-voiced country singer, the raven-haired enigma was actually much more, persuasively interpreting rock, country rock, gospel, pop, R&B, and jazz in her repertoire.

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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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