Bobbie Gentry Quotes



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“Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.”

On the meaning of her song 'Ode to Billie Joe' Quotes

“Everybody has a different guess about what was thrown off the bridge—flowers, a ring, even a baby. Anyone who hears the song can think what they want, but the real message of the song, if there must be a message, revolves around the nonchalant way the family talks about the suicide. They sit there eating their peas and apple pie and talking, without even realizing that Billie Joe’s girlfriend is sitting at the table, a member of the family.”

On the meaning of her song 'Ode to Billie Joe'

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