Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry

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American country, pop and soul singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry, real name Roberta Lee Streeter was born on July 27, 1944 in Mississippi, the United States. She is known as one of the first female country artists to write and produce her own material. She earned two Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1968. She moved to Los Angeles where she started her music career recording the debut single “Requiem For Love”. It was not popular. The song that boosted her career was “Ode to Billie Joe” with controversial lyrics that was liked by the public. The single was released in 1967 and reached number on the Billboard Hot 100 and charted even in the UK peaking at number 13. The single is part of her debut album Ode to Billie Joe – you can download this album by Bobbie Gentry in mp3 from our site.

Discography Bobbie Gentry

  Title Tracks Year  
Patchwork and Fancy
Patchwork and Fancy 22 2007
The Delta Sweete and Local Gentry
The Delta Sweete and Local Gentry 26 2006
Bbc (1968) and (1969) (With Donovan and James Taylor)
Bbc (1968) and (1969) (With Donovan and James Taylor) 23 1995
Patchwork 12 1971
Fancy 10 1970
Touch 'em With Love
Touch 'em With Love 10 1969
The Delta Sweete
The Delta Sweete 12 1968
Local Gentry
Local Gentry 11 1968
Ode To Billy Joe
Ode To Billy Joe 10 1967
Ode To Billie Joe
Ode To Billie Joe 21 1967
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