Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers

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Top Songs

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Frankie and Johnny
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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
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In the Jailhouse Now
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Blue Yodel No. 8 (Mule Skinner Blues)
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Blue Yodel No. 4 (California Blues)

Albums

  • I'm Falling In Love Again

    Feb 2020 • 21 songs

  • The Singing Brakeman

    Jan 2020 • 40 songs

  • The Complete RCA Victor Recordings

    May 2019 • 145 songs

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  • Jimmie Rodgers
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    His brass plaque in the Country Music Hall of Fame reads, "Jimmie Rodgers' name stands foremost in the country music field as the man who started it all." This is a fair assessment. The "Singing Brakeman" and the "Mississippi Blue Yodeler," whose six-year career was cut short by tuberculosis, became the first nationally known star of country music and the direct influence of many later performers, from Hank Snow, Ernest Tubb, and Hank Williams to Lefty Frizzell and Merle Haggard. Rodgers sang about rounders and gamblers, bounders and ramblers -- and he knew what he sang about....
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