WorldCat Identities

Gentry, Bobbie

Overview
Works: 209 works in 310 publications in 2 languages and 1,791 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Portraits  Music  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Host, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1630.18, 781.642
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Most widely held works about Bobbie Gentry
 
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Most widely held works by Bobbie Gentry
Ode to Billy Joe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a 1967 hit song. A seventeen-year-old boy is seduced into a homosexual act. His guilt over the incident drives him to commit suicide by jumping off the Tallahatchie Bridge, leaving his girlfriend behind
Queens of country( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of country : classic hits of the '50s, '60s & '70s( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chickasaw County child the artistry of Bobbie Gentry by Bobbie Gentry( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode to Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry( Recording )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combined for the first time on one CD, Raven presents two unique albums by the legendary Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter BOBBIE GENTRY. With superb quality audio, seven rare bonus tracks, color booklet and detailed liner notes. While best remembered for her first and biggest hit, the bittersweet 'Ode to Billie Joe', Gentry continued to prove herself a performer and writer of rare talent, issuing a string of high quality albums until her retirement in the mid 1970s. Her recordings have undergone serious re-evaluation in recent years. Her debut album Ode to Billie Joe (1967) and Touch 'em with Love (1969) are superb examples of her artistry at work. Ode to Billie Joe went to #1 on both the US Billboard Country and Pop charts. Her enticing blend of country-meets-soul-meets-pop is highlighted by exquisite songs such as the legendary title track, the gorgeous 'I Saw an Angel Die', the autobiographical 'Chickasaw County Child' and the tough swamp rock of 'Mississippi Delta'. Touch 'em with Love is her most underrated and eclectic album, featuring her UK #1 hit cover of Bacharach/David's 'I'll Never Fall In Love Again', the southern fried funk of the title track and 'Son of a Preacher Man', the bluegrass-flavoured 'Natural to be Gone' and the lushly orchestrated pop of 'I Wouldn't be Surprised'. Continues Raven's Gentry reissue program - An American Quilt 1967-1974 (RVCD-130), The Delta Sweete/Local Gentry (RVCD-220) and Patchwork/Fancy (RVCD-251)
The Glen Campbell collection (1962-1989) by Glen Campbell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell by Bobbie Gentry( Recording )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a song( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen songs that tell a story
Country funk 1969-1975( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in Undetermined and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest hits by Bobbie Gentry( Recording )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic country music. a Smithsonian collection( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy, 1961-2002 by Glen Campbell( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Darin seeing is believing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 20 video performances featuring the legendary entertainer taken mainly from his 1970s television shows
More great story songs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic country( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big country( Recording )

in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delta sweete by Bobbie Gentry( Recording )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singers & songwriters( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden classics of Bobbie Gentry by Bobbie Gentry( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic country golden '60s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bobbie Gentry cantante statunitense

Bobbie Gentry piosenkarka amerykański

Bobbie Gentry US-amerikanische Country-Musikerin

Bobby Gentry

Streeter, Roberta

Streeter, Roberta Lee 1944-

Бобби Джентри американская поп-певица

Languages
English (63)

French (1)

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