For the past few years I’ve written a tribute post on this day to one of the most haunting songs of my youth. I was 15 when Bobbie Gentry’s 1967 Southern Gothic ballad “Ode to Billie Joe” came out on the radio. That was 55 years ago, and I still can’t listen to that song without chills icing down my spine. Apparently I’m not the only one, because every year on this date, people from around the world celebrate this amazing song and singer.
Read more in my previous posts:
June 3, 2021: https://wp.me/p3rtQm-1rV
June 3, 2019: https://wp.me/p3rtQm-18Y