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Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry

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Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Bobbie Gentry
Producers:
Shout Factory

We gave it an A-

Gentry was the Shelby Lynne of her time, a husky-voiced singer with a gift for melding strains of country, swampy rock, and slick Hollywood production values into music as beguiling as her dusky good looks. She perhaps leaned a little too hard on that plucked guitar chord from her ’67 hit ”Ode to Billie Joe,” but the range of her Artistry — waltzes, sexy ballads, chamber pop, tripped-out protest music, and more — is astonishing.

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