Bobbie Gentry - The Girl From Chickasaw County: The Complete Capitol Masters
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Celebrate the highlights the Grammy-nominated 8CD box The Girl From Chickasaw County with this abridged double vinyl set. It includes extracts from all seven of Gentry’s studio albums supplemented by the cream of the previously unreleased recordings including tracks from her ‘lost’ jazz album The Windows Of The World, and the deluxe edition of her classic album The Delta Sweete. Other outtakes, demos, rarities and live performances taken from her celebrated series for the BBC are also included.
This highlights edition has once again been mastered by compiler Andrew Batt and reprises the specially commissioned boxset cover illustration by David Downton. This release also includes new sleeve notes and many of the rare and unseen photos included in the boxset.
Some of the most notable recordings in the set include the classic original of "Ode To Billie Joe", alternative versions of swamp funk movers "Mississippi Delta" and "Touch Em’ With Love", "Mornin’ Glory" from The Delta Sweete, her classy Glen Campbell duet "Let It Be Me", her definitive "Hushabye Mountain" pop soul triumph "Fancy", and the melancholy "Lookin In" from her final album.