Bobbie Gentry – Ode to Billie Joe

Bobbie Gentry – Ode to Billie Joe

Ode to Billy Joe is a rather sad but beautiful song. It tells the story of what happened after Billy Joe MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge in Chickasaw County, Misisippi. It’s also about everyday life, or as Bobbie Gentry experienced her youth living on a farm in a small town. Mesmerizing!

The song was written by Ms Gentry in 1967

more about the song by bobby gentry on wikipedia

(via BarnstoneworthTown on youtube)

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