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Ode to Billie Joe is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry. In 2008, Australian label Raven Records released the album on CD, paired with 1969’s Touch 'Em with Love
Album: Ode To Billie Joe (1967). Charted: 13 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. A movie with the title spelled Ode to Billy Joe was released in 1976. The film was based on this song, with a fictionalized Gentry (named "Bobbie Lee Hartley") played by Glynnis O'Connor. Gentry was not in the film, but re-recorded "Ode To Billie Joe" for the soundtrack. This turned out to be some of Gentry's last work high-profile work, as she disappeared from the public eye soon after. The re-released version of the song charted at and the main title from the film - also composed by Gentry, made #65.
Written-By – Bobbie Gentry (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B5). Notes. Matrix, Runout: ST1 2830 X3 0. Matrix, Runout: ST2 2830 B10 2 0.
Gentry's debut LP, which went to number one on the pop charts, was a promising but not wholly satisfying disc, with the singer penning all but one of the songs. Inevitably, the title track dwarfed everything else by comparison, but a greater problem was that several of the other tunes recycled variations of the "Ode to Billie Joe" riff
Ode to Billie Joe. Bobbie Gentry. Produced by Kelly Gordon. Album Ode To Billie Joe. Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics. And papa said to mama, as he passed around the blackeyed peas "Well, Billie Joe never had a lick of sense; pass the biscuits, please There's five more acres in the lower forty I've got to plow" And mama said it was shame about Billie Joe, anyhow Seems like nothin' ever comes to no good up on Choctaw Ridge And now. Billy Joe MacAllister's jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge.
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Ode to Billie Joe" is a song written and recorded by Bobbie Gentry, a singer-songwriter from Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The single, released on July 10, 1967, was a number-one hit in the US within three weeks of release and a big international seller. Billboard ranked the record as the No. 3 song of the year. The recording remained on the Billboard chart for 20 weeks and was the Number 1 song for four weeks.
With her debut album, ‘Ode To Billie Joe’, Bobbie Gentry knocked The Beatles off the top of the charts and made herself a household name. Published on. August 21, 2018. When Ode To Billie Joe came out a month later (August 1967) it also topped the Pop and Country charts, and made N. on the Black Albums charts, testimony to Gentry’s soulful delivery. In many ways, she pioneered the female version of Muscle Shoals-style beats, and she provided a real badass guitar, whether playing electric or acoustic.
More albums from Bobbie Gentry: Fancy by Bobbie Gentry. Touch ‘Em With Love by Bobbie Gentry. The Delta Sweete by Bobbie Gentry. Ode To Billy Joe (Sound Track From Max Baer’s Film Of) by Bobbie Gentry. Patchwork by Bobbie Gentry. Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell by Bobbie Gentry.
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A2||I Saw An Angel Die||2:56|
|A3||Chickasaw County Child||2:45|
Written-By – J. Ford*, Lolly Vegas, Pat Vegas
|B1||Papa, Woncha Let Me Go To Town With You||2:30|
|B3||Hurry, Tuesday Child||4:52|
|B5||Ode To Billie Joe||4:15|
- Record Company – EMI
- Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
- Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton
- Arranged By, Conductor – Jimmie Haskell
- Engineer – Joe Polito
- Photography By [Cover] – Ed Simpson
- Producer – Kelly Gordon
- Written-By – Bobbie Gentry (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B5)
NotesUnlike other mono versions with the same catalog number, the rear cover has the correct second side song sequence. The stamped "IAM" triangle logos in the matrix areas indicate this was pressed by the Capitol Records Pressing Plant in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Etched runout groove side A): T1-2830-F1 # 3
- Matrix / Runout (Etched runout groove side B): T2-2830-F1 # 2
- Matrix / Runout (Stamped runout groove, both sides): [International Association of Machinists "IAM" triangle logo]
- Matrix / Runout (Center label side A): T1-2830
- Matrix / Runout (Center label side B): T2-2830
- Rights Society: BMI
- Rights Society: ASCAP
|ST-2830, ST 2830||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe (LP, Album, Los)||Capitol Records, Capitol Records||ST-2830, ST 2830||US||1967|
|T 2830||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe (LP, Album)||Capitol Records||T 2830||South Africa||1967|
|T 2830, T-2830||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe (LP, Album, Mono, Jac)||Capitol Records, Capitol Records||T 2830, T-2830||US||1967|
|T 2830||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe (LP, Album, Mono)||Capitol Records||T 2830||US||1967|
|ST-2830, ST 2830||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe (LP, Album)||Capitol Records, Capitol Records||ST-2830, ST 2830||US||1967|
|B||Ode To Billie Joe|
- Manufactured By – Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.
- Producer – Bobby Paris, Kelly Gordon
- Written-By – Bobbie Gentry
NotesA/B side not listed on labels, however Mississippi Delta listed first on cover
Made In Japan
|CLF 5950 Luxe||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe / Mississippi Delta (7")||Capitol Records||CLF 5950 Luxe||France||1967|
|CP-11240||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billy Joe (7", Promo, RE)||Capitol Records||CP-11240||Australia||1976|
|CL 15882||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billy Joe (7", Single, RE)||Capitol Records||CL 15882||UK||1976|
|6140||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billie Joe (7", Single)||Capitol Records, Starline||6140||US||1969|
|CL 15511||Bobbie Gentry||Ode To Billy Joe (7", Single, Promo)||Capitol Records||CL 15511||UK||1967|