Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry

American singer-songwriter
Unique country-pop singer of the 1960s and '70s who remains famous for her mysterious, bluesy ballad "Ode to Billie Joe."
BornJuly 27, 1942
Hometownnear Woodland, Mississippi, U.S.
Net worth$100 million
SpouseJim Stafford (m 1978 - 1980) , Thomas R. Toutant (m 1976 - 1978) , William F. Harrah (m 1969 - 1970) , Bill Harrah (m 1969 - 1970)
ChildrenTyler Stafford
ParentsRuby Streeter , Robert Streeter
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Albums

Courtyard [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 18, 1968]
Courtyard [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 18, 1968]
2022
Niki Hoeky [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 24, 1967]
Niki Hoeky [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 24, 1967]
2022
Medley: Papa, Won't You Let Me Go to Town With You?/Ode to Billie Joe [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 29, 1970]
Medley: Papa, Won't You Let Me Go to Town With You?/Ode to Billie Joe [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 29, 1970]
2021
Benjamin [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 1, 1970]
Benjamin [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 1, 1970]
2021
Your Number One Fan [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 1, 1970]
Your Number One Fan [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 1, 1970]
2021
I Want You Back [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 1, 1970]
I Want You Back [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, November 1, 1970]
2021
I Wonder as I Wander [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, December 24, 1967]
I Wonder as I Wander [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, December 24, 1967]
2020
Girl from Chickasaw County: The Complete Capitol Masters
Girl from Chickasaw County: The Complete Capitol Masters
2018
I'll Never Fall in Love Again: The Collection
I'll Never Fall in Love Again: The Collection
2015
Ode to Billie Joe/Touch 'Em with Love
Ode to Billie Joe/Touch 'Em with Love
2008
Patchwork/Fancy
Patchwork/Fancy
2007
Best of Bobbie Gentry: The Capitol Years
Best of Bobbie Gentry: The Capitol Years
2007
Delta Sweete/Local Gentry
Delta Sweete/Local Gentry
2006
Very Best of Bobbie Gentry [EMI]
Very Best of Bobbie Gentry [EMI]
2005
Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry
Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry
2004
American Quilt: 1967-1974
American Quilt: 1967-1974
2002
Ode to Bobbie Gentry: The Capitol Years
Ode to Bobbie Gentry: The Capitol Years
2000
Golden Classics of Bobbie Gentry
Golden Classics of Bobbie Gentry
1998
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
1990
Patchwork
Patchwork
1971
Fancy
Fancy
1970
Bobbie Gentry's Greatest!
Bobbie Gentry's Greatest!
1970
Touch 'Em with Love
Touch 'Em with Love
1969
Delta Sweete
Delta Sweete
1968
Local Gentry
Local Gentry
1968
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell
1968