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"Behind My Baby's Bedroom Door"

Johnny Seay Asks That You Not Look Behind His Baby’s Bedroom Door

In July of 1967, one month after the release of Bobbie Gentry’s Ode to Billie Joe album, Johnny Seay went into Columbia’s Nashville recording studio to record one song — a singularly strange, slightly surrealistic Southern gothic tale.   Listen for the ghostly train whistle near the end of the first

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