Listen to Bobbie Gentry Singing her Ode to Billie Joe

Listen to Bobbie Gentry Singing her Ode to Billie Joe

Bobbie Gentry wrote and recorded the wonderful song, Ode to Billie Joe, in 1967. We, at Mimi Berlin, can’t get enough of this 1960s not-your-average-country-&-western song. It’s about how daily life goes (on) in a little community in the south part of the USA. The way Bobbie Gentry performs is breathtaking.
Hope you like it too! xoxo

Listen to Bobbie Gentry Singing her Ode to Billie Joe
(Bobbie Gentry in 1967 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images via rollingstone.com)

(clip shared from FromTheBasement at youtube.com)
Read all about Bobby Gentry HERE at Rolling Stone Magazine online.

It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day I was out choppin’ cotton and my brother was balin’ hay. And at dinner time we stopped and walked back to the house to eat. And Mama hollered out the back door “y’all remember to wipe your feet”. Continue reading

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields is born on May 31 in 1965. We could all watch her grow-up on the cover of a magazine. At 13, she was the youngest model ever to cover Vogue. Before that, her mother made her do advertisements (a lot).

There are many, many more covers featuring Ms Shields. The 1980’s her covershoots were at its peak. At that time you could follow her face monthly, or maybe even every week on some cover, if you wanted to.

At the moment she’s covered mostly on the ‘mature woman’ magazines such as Red, Good Housekeeping and such, but sill, an occasional sexy photo still pops up.
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