Annotation

The Girl From Chickasaw County – The Complete Capitol Masters, an eight CD box set that includes all seven of Gentry's studio albums sensitively remastered from the original tapes, supplemented by over 75 previously unreleased recordings including her 'lost' jazz album, outtakes, demos, rarities and an eighth disc of live performances taken from her celebrated series for the BBC. The release has specially commissioned cover art by David Downton and includes an 84-page book with a comprehensive essay by boxset compiler Andrew Batt, rare and unseen photos, eight postcards and a facsimile of her original handwritten lyrics for "Ode To Billie Joe".
Project Management for UMC: Kris Maher
Concept, compilation and tape research: Andrew Batt
Mastered by Simon Gibson at Abbey Road
Additional mastering: Andrew Batt
Marketing: Mark Wood
Design: Estuary English
Cover illustration: David Downton
Brett Zinn: Engineering, Courtesy of Iron Mountain Entertainment Services.
Keith Blake, Chris Landen, Ed Abbott: Engineering, Courtesy of Pacific Mastering/Iron Mountain Entertainment Services

Annotation last modified on 2018-10-29 10:49 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Ode to Billie Joe
# Title Rating Length
1 Mississippi Delta
3:06
2 I Saw an Angel Die
2:58
3 Chickasaw County Child
2:45
4 Sunday Best
2:44
5 Niki Hoeky
2:45
6 Papa, Won’t You Let Me Go to Town With You
2:32
7 Bugs
2:08
8 Hurry, Tuesday Child
3:53
9 Lazy Willie
2:41
10 Ode to Billie Joe
4:17
11 The Seventh Son (demo)
2:26
12 I Saw an Angel Die (demo)
2:53
13 Niki Hoeky (demo)
2:43
14 Papa, Won’t You Let Me Go to Town With You (demo)
2:32
15 Hurry, Tuesday Child (demo)
3:50
16 Mississippi Delta (alternate version)
3:06
17 Sunday Best (alternate take)
2:34
18 Show‐Off (stereo version)
2:47
19 La siepe
4:04
20 La citta é grande
2:20
CD 2: The Delta Sweete
# Title Rating Length
1 Okolona River Bottom Band
2:57
2 Big Boss Man
2.5 3:00
3 Reunion
2:37
4 Parchman Farm
3:12
5 Mornin’ Glory
3:09
6 Sermon
2:34
7 Tobacco Road
2:51
8 Penduli Pendulum
1:55
9 Jessye ’Lisabeth
3:03
10 Refractions
2:29
11 Louisiana Man
2:40
12 Courtyard
2:58
13 The Seventh Son (band version)
2:53
14 Feelin’ Good (demo)
3:22
15 I Didn’t Know (demo)
3:04
16 Morning to Midnight (demo)
3:30
17 Refractions (demo)
2:30
18 Louisiana Man (demo)
2:20
19 Sermon (demo)
2:25
20 Mornin’ Glory (demo)
3:04
21 Jessye ’Lisabeth (demo)
3:13
22 Courtyard (demo)
2:54
23 Louisiana Man (live)
3:24
24 Ode to Billie Joe (live)
5 5:17
CD 3: Local Gentry
# Title Rating Length
1 Sweete Peony
2:28
2 Casket Vignette
2:33
3 Come Away Melinda
3:22
4 The Fool on the Hill
3:45
5 Papa’s Medicine Show
3:48
6 Ace Insurance Man
3:32
7 Recollection
2:08
8 Sittin’ Pretty
3:21
9 Eleanor Rigby
2:29
10 Peaceful
2:52
11 Here, There and Everywhere
2:32
12 Hushabye Mountain
2:48
13 Skip‐A‐Long Sam
2:39
14 The Conspiracy of Homer Jones
3:34
15 Sweete Peony (alternate version)
2:27
16 Cotton Candy Sandman (demo)
2:06
17 Hushabye Mountain (demo)
3:03
CD 4: Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Less of Me
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:08
2 Little Green Apples
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 3:12
3 Gentle on My Mind
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 3:08
4 Heart to Heart Talk
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:52
5 My Elusive Dreams
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 3:11
6 (It’s Only Your) Imagination
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 1:49
7 Mornin’ Glory
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:53
8 Terrible Tangled Web
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:02
9 Sunday Mornin’
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:30
10 Let It Be Me
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:03
11 Scarborough Fair / Canticle
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 3:18
12 All I Have to Do Is Dream
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell 2:32
13 Walk Right Back
Bobbie Gentry 2:17
14 Sunday Mornin’ (alternate version)
Bobbie Gentry 2:28
15 Let It Be Me (undubbed version)
Bobbie Gentry 2:04
16 Scarborough Fair / Canticle (undubbed version)
Bobbie Gentry 3:17
17 Love Took My Heart and Mashed That Sucker Flat
Bobbie Gentry & Kelly Gordon 2:14
18 The Fool on the Hill (Japanese version)
Bobbie Gentry 3:46
19 I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (Spanish version)
Bobbie Gentry 2:53
20 Here, There and Everywhere (Spanish version)
Bobbie Gentry 2:18
CD 5: Touch ’em With Love
# Title Rating Length
1 Touch ’em With Love
2:03
2 Greyhound Goin’ Somewhere
2:24
3 Natural to Be Gone
2:19
4 Seasons Come, Seasons Go
2:50
5 Glory Hallelujah, How They’ll Sing
2:33
6 I Wouldn’t Be Surprised
3:23
7 Son of a Preacher Man
2:04
8 Where’s the Playground, Johnny
2:30
9 I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
2:52
10 You’ve Made Me So Very Happy
3:19
11 More Today Than Yesterday
2:33
12 Spinning Wheel
2:40
13 Touch ’em With Love (stereo version)
2:14
14 Glory Hallelujah, How They’ll Sing (alternate version)
2:44
15 Seasons Come, Seasons Go (demo)
4 2:51
16 Suppertime
5 3:09
17 God Bless the Child
5 2:59
18 Since I Fell for You
5 2:57
19 Save Your Love for Me
5 3:45
20 Here’s That Rainy Day
4 2:40
21 Stormy
3:29
22 This Girl’s in Love With You
3:12
23 The Windows of the World
2:57
CD 6: Fancy
# Title Rating Length
1 Fancy
5 4:14
2 Delta Man
3:02
3 Something in the Way He Moves
2:34
4 Find ’em, Fool ’em and Forget ’em
2:38
5 He Made a Woman out of Me
2:32
6 Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head
3:09
7 If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody
2:21
8 Rainmaker
2:39
9 Wedding Bell Blues
3:13
10 In the Ghetto
2:49
11 Fancy (radio edit)
3:16
12 Apartment 21
3:19
13 Away in a Manger
2:37
14 Scarlet Ribbons
2:37
15 Circle ’round the Sun
3:02
16 Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head (alternate version)
2:40
17 Wedding Bell Blues (alternate version)
3:07
18 Apartment 21 (undubbed version)
3:19
19 Scarlet Ribbons (alternate version)
2:37
20 If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody (live)
?:??
CD 7: Patchwork
# Title Rating Length
1 Benjamin
3:41
2 Interlude 1
0:41
3 Marigolds and Tangerines
2:07
4 Interlude 2
0:37
5 Billy the Kid
2:03
6 Interlude 3
0:38
7 Beverly
3:06
8 Interlude 4
0:43
9 Miss Clara / Azusa Sue
4:21
10 Interlude 5
0:22
11 But I Can’t Get Back
3:32
12 Jeremiah
5:23
13 Interlude 6
0:52
14 Belinda
4:06
15 Mean Stepmama Blues
3:59
16 Your Number One Fan
2:34
17 Interlude 7
0:21
18 Somebody Like Me
3:25
19 Lookin’ In
4:40
20 Smoke
2:59
21 Joanne
3:18
22 Salome Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear
2:17
23 Benjamin (alternate version)
3:31
24 Belinda (alternate version)
4:05
25 Smoke (demo)
3:03
26 The Girl From Cincinnati
3:30
27 You and Me Together
3:59
CD 8: Live at the BBC
# Title Rating Length
1 Mississippi Delta
3:04
2 Papa, Woncha Let Me Go to Town With You
2:52
3 I Saw an Angel Die
3:30
4 My Dog Sargent
1:13
5 Ode to Billie Joe
4:46
6 Mornin’ Glory
3:16
7 Sunday Best
3:04
8 Hurry, Tuesday Child
3:18
9 Niki Hokey / Barefootin’
3:42
10 Penduli Pendulum
2:06
11 Ace Insurance Man
3:44
12 Chickasaw County Child
1:45
13 Recollection
2:14
14 Sweete Peony
1:59
15 Refractions
2:30
16 Greyhound Goin’ Somewhere
2:31
17 Cotton Candy Sandman
2:31
18 Open Your Window
1:58
19 Mother Nature’s Son
3:29
20 Mr. Bojangles
3:28
21 Your Number One Fan
5:14
22 He Made a Woman out of Me
2:40
23 Billy the Kid
0:27
24 Wailing of the Willow
2:18
25 Belinda
3:55
26 Circle ’round the Sun
3:38

Credits

CD 1: Ode to Billie Joe

composer:
Bobbie Gentry (track 10)
lyricist:
Bobbie Gentry (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records Nashville (1967) (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
later translated versions:
Marie‐Jeanne (track 10)
later versions:
Marie Jeanne (French translation) (track 10)
recording of:
Ode to Billie Joe (track 10)

CD 2: The Delta Sweete

composer:
Doug Kershaw (American fiddle player, singer and songwriter from Louisiana) (tracks 11, 18, 23)
John D. Loudermilk (track 7)
lyricist:
Doug Kershaw (American fiddle player, singer and songwriter from Louisiana) (tracks 11, 18, 23)
John D. Loudermilk (track 7)
writer:
Leslie Bricusse (track 14)
Luther Dixon (track 2)
Anthony Newley (track 14)
Al Smith (US blues artist) (track 2)
publisher:
Acuff Rose Music Ltd. (tracks 11, 18, 23)
Tristan Music Ltd. (track 2)
cover recording of:
Big Boss Man (track 2)
Feeling Good (track 14)
Louisiana Man (tracks 11, 23)
Tobacco Road (track 7)
later translated versions:
Em sento bé (track 14)
part of:
recording of:
Louisiana Man (track 18)

CD 3: Local Gentry

composer:
Donovan Philips Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 13)
lyricist:
Donovan Philips Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 13)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 4, 9, 11)
Paul McCartney (tracks 4, 9, 11)
Kenny Rankin (track 10)
publisher:
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 9)
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks 9, 11)
arrangements:
Fool on the Hill (for guitar, Brouwer) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Eleanor Rigby (track 9)
Peaceful (track 10)
Skip-A-Long Sam (track 13)
is the basis for:
Ellinor Rydholm (track 9)
later translated versions:
Der Mann, den ich will (The Fool on the Hill) (track 4)
Dis‐moi (Here, There & Everywhere) (track 11)
Eleanor Rigby (track 9)
Eleanor Rigby (Finnish) (track 9)
Eleonore Rigby (german translation) (track 9)
Eléonor Rigby (French version of the Beatles' song) (track 9)
Hassu huilumies (track 4)
Here, There and Everywhere (Japanese version) (track 11)
Här (track 11)
Viidakko Jim (track 4)
明天怎麼過 (track 9)
later versions:
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 9)
The Beatles Concerto: 1st Movement: Maestoso - Allegro moderato (She Loves You / Eleanor Rigby / Yesterday / All My Loving / Hey Jude) (track 9)
The Beatles Concerto: 2nd Movement: Andante espressivo (Here, There and Everywhere / Something) (track 11)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 4, 11)

CD 4: Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell

composer:
Gilbert Bécaud (track 10)
Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor) (track 1)
lyricist:
Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor) (track 1)
Pierre Delanoë (track 10)
performer:
Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor) (track 10)
translator:
Mann Curtis (track 10)
writer:
Art Garfunkel (track 11)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 18, 20)
Paul McCartney (tracks 18, 20)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 11)
publisher:
EMA-Suisse (track 10)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 10)
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 20)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 11)
Paul Simon Music (track 11)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 10)
sampled by:
Stir Crazy by The Madd Rapper feat. Eminem (track 9)
arrangements:
Fool on the Hill (for guitar, Brouwer) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Let It Be Me (track 10)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Offer Your Prayer (track 11)
later translated versions:
Der Mann, den ich will (The Fool on the Hill) (track 18)
Dis‐moi (Here, There & Everywhere) (track 20)
Hassu huilumies (track 18)
Here, There and Everywhere (Japanese version) (track 20)
Här (track 20)
Viidakko Jim (track 18)
Álfur út úr hól (track 18)
later versions:
recording of:
Less of Me (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
The Beatles Concerto: 2nd Movement: Andante espressivo (Here, There and Everywhere / Something) (track 20)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 18, 20)
translated version of:
Je t’appartiens (track 10)
version of:
Scarborough Fair (track 11)

CD 5: Touch ’em With Love

composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 22–23)
Pat Upton (track 11)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 20)
Buddy Johnson (track 19)
Irving Berlin (1933) (track 16)
Buddy Johnson (1945) (track 18)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 20)
Hal David (tracks 22–23)
Buddy Johnson (track 19)
Irving Berlin (1933) (track 16)
Buddy Johnson (1945) (track 18)
writer:
Buddy Buie (track 21)
J. R. Cobb (track 21)
Berry Gordy, Jr. (track 10)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 17)
Billie Holiday (track 17)
John Hurley (tracks 1, 7)
Jimmy Webb (US songwriter, composer & singer) (track 8)
Ronnie Wilkins (tracks 1, 7)
Frank Wilson (Motown singer/songwriter) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Nashville (country label, used to be under Starday Records in Nashville, TN, today under Capitol Records, Inc.) (1969) (track 7)
publisher:
Basart Editions ( – ????) (track 17)
Bourne Co. (track 20)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 17)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 20)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 18)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 18)
cover recording of:
God Bless the Child (track 17)
Spinning Wheel (track 12)
Stormy (track 21)
Suppertime (track 16)
is the basis for:
God Bless the Child (track 17)
later parody versions:
Sinning Will (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Pitkän tien pää (track 12)
ディス・ガイ (track 22)
later versions:
This Guy’s in Love With You (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 22)
Vieille fille (track 12)
referred to in medleys:

CD 6: Fancy

additional lyricist:
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1892) (track 13)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (tracks 6, 16)
Rudy Clark (songwriter) (tracks 7, 20)
Evelyn Danzig (tracks 14, 19)
Carl Mueller (track 13)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Mac Davis (US country singer, songwriter & actor) (track 10)
Laura Nyro (tracks 9, 17)
John Buck Wilkin (Ronny of Ronny & the Daytonas) (tracks 12, 18)
James Ramsey Murray (1885) (track 13)
lyricist:
Rudy Clark (songwriter) (tracks 7, 20)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 3)
Hal David (tracks 6, 16)
Mac Davis (US country singer, songwriter & actor) (track 10)
Laura Nyro (tracks 9, 17)
Jack O. Segal (tracks 14, 19)
John Buck Wilkin (Ronny of Ronny & the Daytonas) (tracks 12, 18)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
writer:
Fred Burch (track 5)
Rick Hall (American producer & FAME studios founder, "Father of Muscle Shoals Music") (track 4)
Don Hill (track 5)
George Jones (US country music vocalist) (track 4)
Bill Martin (Scottish songwriter & producer) (track 8)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
publisher:
B-n-B Music Inc. (track 10)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 9, 17)
Gladys Music Inc. (track 10)
Tuna Fish Music (tracks 9, 17)
cover recording of:
Apartment 21 (tracks 12, 18)
Away in a Manger (Mueller variation) (track 13)
In the Ghetto (track 10)
Rainmaker (track 8)
Wedding Bell Blues (tracks 9, 17)
is the basis for:
Away in a Manger (Jim Ed Norman arrangement) (track 13)
Llorarás (tracks 6, 16)
later translated parody versions:
Ana geht no (track 10)
In the Ghetto (track 10)
In the Jura-Ghetto (track 10)
Rägejodel (tracks 6, 16)
later translated versions:
Im Getto (track 10)
木屋區 (track 10)
later versions:
Ghettos (track 10)
Le Ruban rose (tracks 14, 19)
referred to in medleys:
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 13)

CD 7: Patchwork

additional composer:
Larry Muhoberac (track 2)
composer:
Bobbie Gentry (tracks 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 17)
Larry Muhoberac (tracks 6, 8, 10, 13, 17)
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 22)
lyricist:
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track 22)
cover recording of:
instrumental recording of:
Interlude 1 (track 2)
Interlude 3 (track 6)
Interlude 4 (track 8)
Interlude 5 (track 10)
Interlude 6 (track 13)
Interlude 7 (track 17)

CD 8: Live at the BBC

composer:
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 20)
lyricist:
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 20)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 19)
Paul McCartney (track 19)
publisher:
Gotillion Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 20)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Mr. Bojangles (track 20)