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Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics - Bobbie Gentry.

Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics: You can get the  Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics “It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day” by Bobbie Gentry below and Ode to Billie Joe has been topping the charts ever since it came out. With a beautiful rendition by Bobbie Gentry, Ode to Billie Joe has become an instant hit. Scroll down to get the full lyrics of Ode to Billie Joe

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Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics - Bobbie Gentry.

Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics by Bobbie Gentry

It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day
I was out choppin' cotton, and my brother was balin' hay
And at dinner time we stopped and walked back to the house to eat
And Mama hollered out the back door, "Y'all, remember to wipe your feet!"
And then she said, "I got some news this mornin' from Choctaw Ridge
Today, Billie Joe MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge"

And Papa said to Mama, as he passed around the blackeyed peas
"Well, Billie Joe never had a lick of sense; pass the biscuits, please
There's five more acres in the lower forty I've got to plow"
And Mama said it was shame about Billie Joe, anyhow
Seems like nothin' ever comes to no good up on Choctaw Ridge
And now Billie Joe MacAllister's jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge

And brother said he recollected when he, and Tom, and Billie Joe
Put a frog down my back at the Carroll County picture show
And wasn't I talkin' to him after church last Sunday night?
"I'll have another piece-a apple pie; you know, it don't seem right
I saw him at the sawmill yesterday on Choctaw Ridge
And now you tell me Billie Joe's jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge"

Mama said to me, "Child, what's happened to your appetite?
I've been cookin' all mornin', and you haven't touched a single bite
That nice young preacher, Brother Taylor, dropped by today
Said he'd be pleased to have dinner on Sunday, oh, by the way
He said he saw a girl that looked a lot like you up on Choctaw Ridge
And she and Billie Joe was throwin' somethin' off the Tallahatchie Bridge"


A year has come and gone since we heard the news 'bout Billie Joe
And brother married Becky Thompson; they bought a store in Tupelo
There was a virus going 'round; Papa caught it, and he died last spring
And now Mama doesn't seem to want to do much of anything
And me, I spend a lot of time pickin' flowers up on Choctaw Ridge
And drop them into the muddy water off the Tallahatchie Bridge

Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics Details

Movie/Album : Bobbie Gentry
July 1967 of the song: July 1967 
Singers: Bobbie Gentry
Music Composer: Bobbie Gentry
The genre of the Song: Country, Blues

Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics from Bobbie Gentry

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July 1967 of Ode to Billie Joe

Produced by Kelly Gordon, Bobby Paris the song is an ecstatic one. It was released on July 1967. The lyrics will definitely make us feel fascinated and euphoric. If you want to find the lyrics of this song then you are in the right place. 

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Released on July 1967, this song has had No of Views on Youtube.
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The Lyricist of this song is Bobbie Gentry

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Ode to Billie Joe Lyrics - FAQs

1. When did the Song Release?

The Ode to Billie Joe Song was released on July 1967.

2. Who is the Singer of the Song?

The singer of Ode to Billie Joe Song is Bobbie Gentry.

3. Who is the Lyricist?

The Lyricist is Bobbie Gentry

4. Who is the music composer?

The music composer is Bobbie Gentry