Bobbie Gentry Rank
About Bobbie Gentry
American singer-songwriter, Bobbie Gentry is uniquely prominent for her outstanding musical talent and also for being among the first female artists who composed and producer their own works.
Gentry acquired international stardom in 1967 when she released her first studio album, "Ode to Billie Joe". The said work earned her several accolades and went ahead to chart at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 where it spent about four weeks.
Aside from music, she eventually ventured into shows, where she successfully ran series of shows on the Las Vegas Strip.
She has released other notable albums such as "The Delta Sweete" (1968), "Local Gentry" (1968), "Touch 'Em with Love" (1969), "Fancy" (1970), "Patchwork" (1971), and more.
Gentry was born to Robert Streeter and Ruby Lee. She was in a short-lived marriage with American businessman, Bill Harrah between 1969 and 1970. She entered into another short-lived marriage that spanned between 1976 and 1978.
She was married to American musician, singer and comedian, Jim Stafford between 1978 and 1980. She is known to have a son named Tyler Stafford.
She was honored with two awards, "Most Promising Female Vocalist" and "Album of the Year", at the 1967 Academy of Country Music Awards.
She was awarded the "Best New Artist", "Best Contemporary Female Solo Vocal Performance" and "Best Vocal Performance, Female" at the 1967 Grammy Awards.
She retired because she lost interest in music.
Bobbie Gentry Rank
Bobbie Gentry's Popularity
Bobbie Gentry is a famous American singer-songwriter, who was born on July 27, 1944. As a person born on this date, Bobbie Gentry is listed in our database as the 93rd most popular celebrity for the day (July 27) and the 233rd most popular for the year (1944).
People born on July 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Bobbie Gentry is the 2957th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Bobbie Gentry's birthday, Bobbie Gentry is the 14917th most famous American.
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