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Mercury Rev | Bobbie Gentry's The Delta Sweete Revisited - Tinnitist
Strange but true: After becoming an overnight sensation with the enigmatic southern-gothic single Ode to Billie Joe, singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry’s sophomore album The Delta Sweete was a bizarre concept album about life in the Deep South, complete with spoken-word passages, strings, horns and cover tunes. Not strange but true: It bombed. Definitely strange and also …