Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 147 - Taylor Swift and Bobbie Gentry vs fame
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The boys dig into the backstory of an old Taylor Swift song and uncover the histories of some major women in music who thought about leaving it all behind – and one who actually did. 

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SHOW NOTES:

Songs used in this episode: “Circle of Two” by Steve and Annie Chapman; “The Lucky One” by Taylor Swift; “Sweet Sucker Dance” by Joni Mitchell; “Four Letter Word” by Kim Wilde; “Ode to Billy Joe,” “He Made a Woman Out of Me” and “My Dog Sargent”  by Bobbie Gentry; “Fancy” by He Is Legend

Swiftie Dad article: https://www.mtv.com/news/wtuea9/1989-tour-taylor-swift-dads-quiz-louisville

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_(Taylor_Swift_album)

https://taylorswift.fandom.com/wiki/The_Lucky_One

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/oct/17/bobbie-gentry-trailblazing-queen-of-country

https://www.distractify.com/p/who-is-the-lucky-one-by-taylor-swift-about

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/oct/17/bobbie-gentry-trailblazing-queen-of-country

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joni_Mitchell

https://www.nylon.com/entertainment/taylor-swift-britney-spears-lucky-one

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Wilde

https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/people/celebrity-interviews/20684250.kim-wilde-i-couldnt-choose-gardening-singing-/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/all-southerners-come-home–as-has-long-disappeared-music-legend-bobbie-gentry/2016/06/02/3988aba2-28df-11e6-a3c4-0724e8e24f3f_story.html

Bobbie Gentry on Ed Sullivan (1970): https://youtu.be/qg6IjF4Tsa8

Bobbie playing the first song she ever wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhiWVcVjF6A