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REVIEW: Bobbie Gentry: ‘Ode to Billie Joe’—and a Whole Lot More • Americana Highways
By Jeff Burger When I saw Don McLean in concert some years ago, he introduced “American Pie” by mentioning that people often asked him what the song meant. “It means,” he noted after a pause, “that I never have to work again.” Bobbie Gentry could undoubtedly say the same thing about her brilliant “Ode to …