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Ode to Bobbie Gentry

Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 21 October 1967

AND STILL Bobbie Gentry won't let on. Pestered persistently at a reception in her honour (it took up a fair whack of her 36-hour stay), she still wasn't letting on exactly what it was that hurtled down from Tallahatchie Bridge prior to Billy Joe making it too, with a splash.

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