RECORDED ON THIS DATE IN 1967

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ode to billie joe 45

“Ode To Billie Joe” became a number one hit on August 26, 1967. The
song is ranked #412 on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time
. The recording generated eight Grammy nominations, which
resulted in three wins for Bobbie Gentry and one for arranger Jimmie
Haskell. It sold over 3 million copies world-wide.

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