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Cal Tjader


Ode To Billie Joe


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Cal Tjader - Ode To Billie Joe album download

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Ode To Billie Joe
Written-By – Gentry*
B Solar Heat
Written-By – Tjader*

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Larry Shayne Music, Inc. – A
  • Published By – Bandy Music – B


Gold, double-sided label.
From Skye LP SK1 "Solar Heat"
Promotional Copy Not For Sale
Playable on Monaural Equipment

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): 451A1
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): 451B5
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etched): 451-A-1┌ L
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etched): 451-B-5┌ L
  • Rights Society (A): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (B): BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
452 Cal Tjader Ode To Billie Joe ‎(7", Single) Skye Records 452 US 1968
45002 Cal Tjader Solar Heat ‎(7", Single, RE) Vampi Soul 45002 Spain 2003

Ode to Billie Joe is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry. In 2008, Australian label Raven Records released the album on CD, paired with 1969’s Touch 'Em with Love

Album: Ode To Billie Joe (1967). Charted: 13 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. A movie with the title spelled Ode to Billy Joe was released in 1976. The film was based on this song, with a fictionalized Gentry (named "Bobbie Lee Hartley") played by Glynnis O'Connor. Gentry was not in the film, but re-recorded "Ode To Billie Joe" for the soundtrack. This turned out to be some of Gentry's last work high-profile work, as she disappeared from the public eye soon after. The re-released version of the song charted at and the main title from the film - also composed by Gentry, made #65.

Redirected from Ode To Billie Joe). Ode to Billie Joe" is a song written and recorded by Bobbie Gentry, a singer-songwriter from Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The single, released on July 10, 1967, was a number-one hit in the US and a big international seller. Billboard ranked the record as the No. 3 song of the year. It generated eight Grammy nominations, resulting in three wins for Gentry and one for arranger Jimmie Haskell

Ode To Billie Joe. Written-By – Gentry. Solar Heat ‎(7", Single, RE). Vampi Soul.

The original recording, with no other musicians backing Gentry's guitar according to some reports, had eleven verses lasting eight minutes, telling more of Billie Joe's story The only surviving draft of t. .

The song also propels Gentry’s album (also titled Ode To Billie Joe ) to number one for five weeks (unseating The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band ), and winning her two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1968. The song is also widely covered by numerous artists including Howard Roberts, Cal Tjader, Tammy Wynette, Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald, Lou Donaldson, Lorrie Morgan, and Sinead O'Connor among them. As Bobby Gentry’s original version is on the R&B singles chart, it is surpassed by a competing instrumental version by King Curtis, which peaks at on October 28, 1967. Ode To Billie Joe is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA, and is inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 1999.

Ode to Billie Joe is the debut solo studio album by Bobbie Gentry. It was released in 1967. It was produced by Kelly Gordon and arranged by Jimmie Haskell and Shorty Rogers. It was the only album to displace The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band from its 15-week reign at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. 1 Critical reception. All tracks by Bobbie Gentry; except where indicated.

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