Bobbie 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 ". 
Bobbie Gentry is an American singer-songwriter. She was born July 27, 1942, in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA. 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.
12.10.2022 · But I Can’t Get Back was the album’s first single. Bobbie Gentry was coming off a great year in 1970. Two gold singles in the U.K. Her version of, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, was a U.K #1 ...
"Fancy" is a song written and recorded by Bobbie Gentry in 1969. The country song was a crossover pop music hit for Gentry, reaching the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 (her second and final solo single to do so) and the top 30 of the Billboard country chart. It was covered in 1990 by country music artist Reba McEntire on her album Rumor Has It.
31.01.2022 · Bobbie Gentry. Picture: Getty In 1971, she released her final studio album, Patchwork. On the album's closing track, 'Lookin' In', Gentry appears to be singing about herself: "I'm packing up and checking out. I just can't bring myself to compromise." Fans have pondered whether this was Gentry explaining her decision to leave her recording ...
In 1970, Bobbie Gentry's version, from her album Fancy, reached number 40 in the UK chart.  In 1970, it was covered in French by French singer Sacha Distel as ”Toute La Pluie Tombe Sur Moi”, while his English-language version was a number 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart ,  and number 13 in Ireland; the French version reaching number 10 in his home country.
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