Bobbie Gentry Lyrics


Roberta Streeter was born July 27, 1944 in Chickasaw
County, Mississippi. She is best known for her 1967 chart
topping hit, "Ode To Billie Joe." But, Bobbie Gentry sang
that song, you say? You're absolutely correct. She took her
stage name from the 1952 Charlton Heston/Jennifer Jones
film Ruby Gentry.

In the late 50's Bobbie and her family moved from
Mississippi to Palm Springs, California. She taught herself
to play piano as a youngster. After moving to California,
she taught herself to play the guitar and banjo. After high
school, More...




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