"In its first week of release, “Ode” sold 750,000 copies, knocking “All You Need Is Love” out of the top spot on the Billboard chart. It stayed there for four weeks. The song won Gentry three Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist (she was the first Country artist to ever win in this category)."
LSUballs LA-Monroe Fan RayVegas LA Member since Feb 2008 24228 posts
re: Bobbie Gentry .. Ode to Billy Joe(Posted by LSUballs on 6/24/14 at 10:06 am to Fat Man)
Great song. I could sing it in it's entirety before I could talk. Or close to that anyway. Ode to Billy Joe and Patches by Clarence Carter Clarence Carter Clarence Carter oooh shite Clarence Carter. Thanks mom.