June 3rd, 2006


It Was the Third of June . . .

. . . another sleepy, dusty Delta day. . . Bobbie Gentry [nee Roberta Lee Streeter] wrote those words forty years ago about the Mississippi Delta. She was born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, and went to school in Greenwood, LeFlore County, before moving to California at age 13. The Delta is home to many people named Manson, Bowie, Birdsong, and …Continue reading →

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