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Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers
Born: Sep 8, 1897 in Meridian, MS
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Died: May 26, 1933 in New York
Genre: Country
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Essential Jimmie Rodgers
Released: 1997
Label: RLG
Critics' Rating:
As the first serious attempt at a single-disc Jimmie Rodgers retrospective in the CD-era, The Essential Jimmie Rodgers isn't bad at all. Over the course of 20 songs, nearly all of his best-known songs ...Read full review
RCA Country Legends
Released: 2002
Label: RLG/BMG Heritage
Critics' Rating:
Jimmie Rodgers is an icon of American music, and this volume in the RCA Country Legends series does a fine job of presenting his music for both newcomers to Rodgers and longtime fans alike. The 17 tracks ...Read full review
More Jimmie Rodgers albums: Compilations (91), Singles & EPs (3)
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