Local Gentry

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Local Gentry
Local Gentry.jpg
Studio album by Bobbie Gentry
Released October 1968
Recorded May 10 - July 20, 1968
Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA
Genre Female vocal
Length 33:23
Label Capitol
Producer Kelly Gordon
Bobbie Gentry chronology
The Delta Sweete
(1968)
Local Gentry
(1968)
Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell
(1968)

Local Gentry[1] is the third album by Bobbie Gentry. The second of four albums she released in 1968, it was produced by Kelly Gordon. "Sweete Peony", "Sittin' Pretty" and "Ace Insurance Man".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone link

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Sweete Peony" (Bobbie Gentry) - 2:26*
  2. "Casket Vignette" (Bobbie Gentry) - 2:34*
  3. "Come Away Melinda" (Fran Minkoff, Fred Hellerman) - 3:21
  4. "The Fool on the Hill" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:44
  5. "Papa's Medicine Show" (Jamie Horton) - 3:50
  6. "Ace Insurance Man" (Bobbie Gentry) - 3:33

Side two[edit]

  1. "Recollection" (Bobbie Gentry) - 2:10*
  2. "Sittin' Pretty" (Bobbie Gentry, Kelly Gordon) - 3:19
  3. "Eleanor Rigby" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 2:27
  4. "Peaceful" (Kenny Rankin) - 2:51
  5. "Here, There and Everywhere" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 2:28

Sittin' Pretty[edit]

In 1971 the album was reissued as Sittin' Pretty minus the track "Come Away Melinda".

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