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An Album comparison by Algernon

The Delta Sweete was the second album released by Bobbie Gentry in 1968 after her debut album Ode to Billie Joe, commercially it wasn’t that successful but beautifully produced none the less. Indie Band, Mercury Rev have reimaged this album releasing The Delta Sweete Revisited, in collaboration with several female artists. The album was released this week.

The Delta Sweet – Bobbie Gentry

The Delta Sweete Revisited – Mercury Rev

Ode to Billie Joe – Bobbie Gentry