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This is FRESH AIR.

(SOUNDBITE OF THELONIOUS MONK'S "ERONEL")

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This is FRESH AIR. Fifty years ago this month, singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry released this song "Ode To Billie Joe," her enigmatic slice of life in rural Mississippi.

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(SOUNDBITE OF SEXMOB'S "HEAR YOU")

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