“It was the 3rd of June” -The Ode to Bobbie Gentry

The Ode to Biily Joe on the Smothers Brothers “It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day” In 2009, I recorded a song called, “Where is Bobbie Gentry?”. My obsession has subsided maybe just a little bit, but whenever June 3rd rolls around, my mind goes all Southern Gothic. What exactly happened in and around the area of Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi, on the day of April 22nd, 1960? My friend Tara Murphy wrote a wonderful little book on that... Read More



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