Bobbie Gentry
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1944-07-27
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Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry Biography (Wikipedia)

Roberta Lee Streeter (born July 27, 1944), professionally known as Bobbie Gentry, is an American singer-songwriter notable as one of the first female country artists to compose and produce her own material. Her songs typically drew on her Mississippi roots to compose vignettes of the Southern United States.

Gentry rose to international fame with her intriguing Southern Gothic narrative "Ode to Billie Joe" in 1967. The track spent four weeks as the No. 1 pop song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was fourth in the Billboard year-end chart of 1967 and earned her Grammy awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1968. Gentry charted eleven singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and four singles on the United Kingdom Top 40. Her album Fancy brought her a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. After her first albums, she had a successful run of variety shows on the Las Vegas Strip. She lost interest in performing in the late 1970s, and since 2010 has lived in a private gated community in Shelby County, Tennessee.

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Glen Campbell
All I Have to Do Is Dream
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All I Have to Do Is Dream
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I'll Never Fall in Love Again
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I'll Never Fall in Love Again
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Ode to Billie Joe
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Ode to Billie Joe
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Okolona River Bottom Band
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Okolona River Bottom Band
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The Windows Of The World
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The Windows Of The World
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Little Green Apples
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Little Green Apples
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Mississippi Delta
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Mississippi Delta
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Stranger In The Mirror
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Stranger In The Mirror
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Louisiana Man
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Louisiana Man
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He Made a Woman Out of Me
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He Made a Woman Out of Me
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Seasons Come, Seasons Go
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Seasons Come, Seasons Go
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Find 'Em, Fool 'Em, Forget About 'Em
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Find 'Em, Fool 'Em, Forget About 'Em
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Tobacco Road
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Tobacco Road
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Sunday Mornin'
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Sunday Mornin'
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