‘The Girl From Chickasaw County’ The Complete Capitol Masters
This boxset consists of 8CDs, including all of the country legend’s albums for capitol plus 76 previously unreleased demos, outtakes and alternate takes.
bobbie gentry released eight Capitol albums in total, heralded by the smash hit debut ‘Ode to Billie Joe’, and was labelled by MOJO magazine as the ‘JD Salinger of rock n roll.’ Included are beautiful acoustic demos,some fabulous cover versions, previously unheard originals, and even a previously unreleased album of jazz cover versions. Also included are selections from Bobbie’s three BBC tv series. All the audio has been mastered from the original tapes. The Boxset includes 7 Postcards using rare images from the archive an 80-page hardback book featuring many rare and never before seen images of gentry. it also features a replica insert of Bobbie’s handwritten lyrics to “Ode to Billie Joe” which she donated to the University of Mississippi, and an exclusive illustration provided by fashion illustrator David Downton.