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If, as annotator Tony Middleton claims, this import CD of Jimmie Rodgers recordings contains "twenty-two of his finest," it does not contain any of his best-known songs. In fact, Rodgers' records were as consistent as they were similar, so nearly any randomly chosen batch of them would be pretty good. Compiler Colin Brown, in addition to avoiding obvious choices, has also looked for more unusual ones, so that, for example, he includes Rodgers' duet with Louis Armstrong on "Standin' on the Corner (Blue Yodel No. 9)," as well as both sides of a record featuring Rodgers and the Carter Family in song and conversation. None of these performances is among Rodgers' best, but they don't turn up on disc very often.


Born: 08 September 1897 in Meridian, MS

Genre: Country

Years Active: '20s, '30s

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...
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