Bobbie Gentry (* 27. Juli 1942  als Roberta Lee Streeter im Chickasaw County, Mississippi) ist eine US-amerikanische Country - Sängerin, die 1967 durch den Hit Ode to Billie Joe bekannt wurde. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Werdegang 2 Diskografie 2.1 Alben 2.2 Kompilationen 2.3 Singles 3 Auszeichnungen 4 Literatur 5 Quellen 6 Weblinks
Bobbie Lee Gentry (born Roberta Lee Streeter; July 27, 1942)  is a retired American singer-songwriter, who was one of the first female artists in America to compose and produce her own material.   Gentry rose to international fame in 1967 with her Southern Gothic narrative "Ode to Billie Joe". 
Country singer/songwriter Bobbie Gentry was born Roberta Lee Streeter on July 27, 1944 in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. Gentry grew up in poverty on her grandparents' farm after her parents divorced when she was a little girl. She learned to play piano by watching the church pianist.
- Roberta Lee Streeter
Bobbie Gentry is an American singer-songwriter. She was born July 27, 1942, in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA. Her 1967 song "Ode To Billie Joe" was a massive pop and country hit and has been covered by many different artists. She went on to release six albums under her own name and one collaborative 1968 album with labelmate Glen Campbell.
24.09.2018 · — theartsdesk.com (@theartsdesk) September 24, 2018 Less than 20 years after her smash breakthrough into the world of entertainment, Bobbie Gentry performed a career-first…and last. Set to take the stage with Mac Davis during a 1983 concert, Gentry canceled the show abruptly – something she had never done before.
31.01.2022 · Bobbie Gentry was one of the biggest music stars of the late 1960s, thanks to her massive international number one single 'Ode to Billie Joe'. Her brand of super-cool country-folk music came just at the right time, and she soon had her own TV variety series, and even recorded a equal-billing duet album with Glen Campbell.