Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers

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Top Songs

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Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' on the Corner)
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Honeycomb
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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
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In the Jailhouse Now
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Oh-Oh, I'm Falling In Love Again

Albums

  • The James Charles Rodgers Collection

    Sep 2023 • 49 songs

  • Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

    Jun 2023 • 2 songs

  • Too Young

    Dec 2022 • 20 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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