A pivotal album for Bobbie Gentry, ‘Fancy’ caused controversy but found the country icon reconnecting with her songwriting muse.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
Armed with a meaty, bright voice and a perfect country origin story, Reba McEntire has churned out country hits for decades. These are some of her best.
Campbell's version of 'Dream Baby,' by an artist born one day after him, was a country top tenner.
New honorees also include writers Spooner Oldham, Kent Blazy and Brett James.
The ‘Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell’ album is a 1968 country-lounge classic that brought together Capitol Records’ new rising stars.
The follow-up to 'The Happening' was the first single by the group to be credited to Diana Ross and the Supremes.
This meaty concept album serves as a crucial ingredient to the story of the mysterious artist from Mississippi.
Bobbie Gentry called all the shots, from producing her own records to staging pioneering live shows. Her legacy lives on.
Two-CD and deluxe two-disc vinyl sets will celebrate the record widely considered the finest hour of the enigmatic singer-songwriter.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
With her debut album, ‘Ode To Billie Joe’, Bobbie Gentry knocked The Beatles off the top of the charts and made herself a household name.
The collection gathers together 78 favourite songs from the unmatched catalogue of one of the great entertainers in pop and country history.
How does Mercury Rev’s album-length interpretation of Bobbie Gentry’s ‘The Delta Sweete’ stack up against the 1968 original?
Offering an embarrassment of riches for collectors and audiophiles alike, these are the best box sets for Christmas 2018 wishlists.