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Country - Verschenen op 21 september 2018 | Capitol Records Nashville

Booklet Onderscheidingen The Qobuz Ideal Discography
More than eight and a half hours of music! Bobby Gentry absolutely deserves such a generous celebration, even though her glory years only really lasted about a decade. Retiring in the early 1980s into total anonymity, this great voice of the 1960s and 1970s is presented here in a deluxe selection. Across 8 records, 177 tracks are brought together: her six studio albums for Capitol (Ode to Billie Joe from 1967, The Delta Sweete and Local Gentry from 1968, Touch ‘Em With Love from 1969, Fancy from 1970 and  Patchwork from 1971), the record she made with Glen Campbell in 1968 and over 70 unreleased tracks including alternative takes, demos, BBC live recordings and all kinds of rarities! Hidden behind the mystery of her premature retirement and the cult following which has only grown with time remain these songs. Bobbie Gentry was more than just a simple country, folk and pop singer like so many others of her generation. Only Bobby could’ve written hits like Mornin' Glory, Fancy, Okolona River Bottom Band, Chickasaw County Child and most famous of all, covered the world over, Ode to Billie Joe, the fascinating story of the suicide of the mysterious Billie Joe McAllister who leapt from Tallahatchie Bridge. In France, Joe Dassin would go on to put a French spin on the song: Billie Joe became Marie-Jeanne and the Tallahatchie Bridge became the bridge over the Garonne… There is class, freedom and striking sensuality in Bobbie Gentry's voice. There are also brilliant arrangements and an instrumentation that line up perfectly with the songs, from slightly kitschy lounge strings (but they're so cool) to a simple guitar that clings to the contours of her voice. Bobbie Gentry was never fully country, fully pop, fully soul or fully folk. She was Bobbie Gentry. Full stop. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz
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Country - Verschenen op 21 augustus 1967 | Capitol Records

Onderscheidingen The Qobuz Ideal Discography
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Country - Verschenen op 1 maart 1968 | Capitol Records

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Country - Verschenen op 1 oktober 1968 | Capitol Records

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Country - Verschenen op 23 maart 2015 | UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

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Country - Verschenen op 1 januari 2007 | Capitol Records

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Country - Verschenen op 1 augustus 1969 | Capitol Records

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Country - Verschenen op 1 januari 2005 | EMI Gold

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Country - Verschenen op 1 januari 2000 | Parlophone Catalogue

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Country - Verschenen op 1 mei 1970 | Capitol Records

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Country - Verschenen op 1 mei 1971 | EMI Catalogue

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R&B - Verschenen op 11 maart 2019 | Old Stars

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Country - Verschenen op 1 januari 1968 | Capitol Records

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Country - Verschenen op 14 augustus 2018 | Vintage Jukebox

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Pop - Verschenen op 18 april 2018 | Vintage Jukebox