Paul Sexton – Ode to Billie Joe: The Song That Changed My Life

It’s a long way from the Deep South of the Tallahatchie Bridge to the deep south of Croydon. But when Bobbie Gentry sang the tragic tale of Billie Joe McAllister, and what became of him in a far-off land I’d never heard of before called Mississippi, a young whipper-snapper in suburban south London got hooked on country music like a catfish… Like More...

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By Country Music On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Paul Sexton – Ode to Billie Joe: The Song That Changed My Life

It’s a long way from the Deep South of the Tallahatchie Bridge to the deep south of Croydon. But when Bobbie Gentry sang the tragic tale of Billie Joe McAllister, and what became of him in a far-off land I’d More...