Monday, 3 June 2019

Haunted by Bobbi Joe

Every once in a while I hear or think about this tune and the mystery at its core.



The enigma of her best-known song is nothing compared to that of Bobbie Gentry herself. In the early ’70s, she was riding high—headlining in Vegas, dueting with Glen Campbell on several hits, hosting her own TV series. Then around 1975, after contributing music to a movie based on “Ode,” she simply checked out. She has not been heard from in over 35 years. All requests for interviews, recordings and performances have been denied. She is said to be living in the Los Angeles area. - Source [The timing of her dropping from view is a tad exaggerated...read more about Bobbi Gentry]

Read more about The Mystery of Ode to Billy Joe.


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