Ode to Billy Joe – Bobby Gentry

“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. What did you think? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.