The entire thing is perfect. The keyboards at 3:04 are out of this world.
Another sleepy, dusty, delta day.
“In 1967, it was a No. 1 hit for Bobbie Gentry, a singer-songwriter from Chickasaw County, Miss. For two weeks, Gentry was bigger than the Beatles, as her album bumped Sgt. Pepper off the top of the charts.”
“There’s so much power in the brilliant instrumental arrangements in the song, the string section echoing the sound of flowers fluttering down off the bridge, and the pulse of the Tallahatchie River itself.”
OCMS’s 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde is an excellent record. Some of the best covers I’ve heard in a long time.
This is beautiful. The Barton Hills Choir, at Barton Hills Elementary School. Austin, in Texas. Of course.