Jimmie Rodgers The Singing Brakeman [Bear Family] (6-CD Box Set)

The Singing Brakeman [Bear Family] (6-CD Box Set)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Released: September 5, 1994
  • Originally Released: 1994
  • Label: Bear Family

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.The Soldier's Sweetheartsleep, Baby, Sleep
  • 2.Ben Dewberry's Final Run
  • 3.Mother Was a Lady
  • 4.Blue Yodel
  • 5.Away Out on the Mountain
  • 6.Dear Old Sunny South by the Sea
  • 7.Treasures Untold
  • 8.The Brakeman's Blues
  • 9.The Sailor's Plea
  • 10.In the Jailhouse Now
  • 11.Blue Yodel #2
  • 12.Memphis Yodel
  • 13.Blue Yodel #3
  • 14.My Old Pal
  • 15.Mississippi Moon
  • 16.My Little Old Home Down in New Orleans
  • 17.You and My Old Guitar
  • 18.Daddy and Home
  • 19.My Little Lady
  • 20.I'm Lonely and Blue
  • 21.Lullaby Yodel
  • 22.Never No Mo' Blues

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.My Carolina Sunshine Girl
  • 2.Blue Yodel #4
  • 3.Waiting For a Train
  • 4.I'm Lonely and Blue
  • 5.Desert Blues
  • 6.Any Old Time
  • 7.Blue Yodel #5
  • 8.High Powered Mama
  • 9.I'm Sorry We Met
  • 10.Everybody Does It in Hawaii
  • 11.Tuck Away My Lonesome Blues
  • 12.Train Whistle Blues
  • 13.Jimmie's Texas Blues
  • 14.Frankie and Johnny
  • 15.Homecall
  • 16.Whisper Your Mother's Name
  • 17.The Land of My Boyhood Dreams
  • 18.Blue Yodel #6
  • 19.Yodeling Cowboy
  • 20.My Rough and Rowdy Ways
  • 21.I've Ranged, I've Roamed, I've Travelled
  • 22.Hobo Bill's Last Ride

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Mississippi River Blues
  • 2.Nobody Knows But Me
  • 3.Anniversary Blue Yodel
  • 4.She Was Happy till She Met You
  • 5.Blue Yodel #11
  • 6.A Drunkard's Child
  • 7.That's Why I'm Blue
  • 8.Why Did You Give Me Your Love
  • 9.My Blued Eyed Jane
  • 10.Why Should I Be Lonely
  • 11.Moonlight and Skies
  • 12.Pistol Packin' Papa
  • 13.Take Me Back Again
  • 14.Those Gambler's Blues
  • 15.I'm Lonesome Too
  • 16.The One Rose
  • 17.For the Sake of Days Gone By
  • 18.Jimmie's Mean Mamma Blues
  • 19.The Mistery of Number Five
  • 20.Blue Yodel #8

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.In the Jailhouse Now #2
  • 2.Blue Yodel #9
  • 3.T.B. Blues
  • 4.Travellin Blues
  • 5.Jimmie the Kid
  • 6.Why There's a Tear in My Eye
  • 7.The Wonderful City
  • 8.Let Me Be Your Sidetrack
  • 9.Jimmie Rodgers Visits the Carter Family
  • 10.When the Cactus Is in Bloom
  • 11.Gambling Polka Dot Blues
  • 12.Looking For a New Mama
  • 13.What's It?
  • 14.My Good Gal's Gone Bad
  • 15.Southern Cannonball

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Roll Along Kentucky Moon
  • 2.Hobo's Meditation
  • 3.My Time Ain't Long
  • 4.Ninety Nine Year Blues
  • 5.Mississippi Moon
  • 6.Down the Old Road to Home
  • 7.Blue Yodel #10
  • 8.Home Call
  • 9.Rock All My Babies to Sleep
  • 10.Whippin' That Old T. B.
  • 11.No Hard Times
  • 12.Long Tall Mama Blues
  • 13.Peach Picking Time Down in Georgia
  • 14.Gambling Bar Room Blues
  • 15.I've Only Loved Three Women
  • 16.In the Hills of Tennessee
  • 17.Prairie Lullaby
  • 18.Miss the Mississippi and You

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.Sweet Mama Hurry Home
  • 2.Blue Yodel #12
  • 3.Dreaming With Tears in My Eyes
  • 4.The Cowhand's Last Ride
  • 5.I'm Free From the Chain Gang Now
  • 6.Dreaming With Tears in My Eyes
  • 7.Yodeling My Back Home
  • 8.Jimmie Rodger's Last Blue Yodel
  • 9.The Yodeling Ranger
  • 10.Old Pal of My Heart
  • 11.Old Love Letters
  • 12.Mississippi Delta Blues
  • 13.Somewhere Below the Mason Dixon Line
  • 14.Years Ago
  • 15.Singing Brakeman, The (The Movie Soundtrack)
  • 16.The Pullman Porters
  • 17.In the Jailhouse Now #2
  • 18.Mule Skinner Blues
  • 19.Peach Picking Time Down in Georgia
  • 20.Mother, The Queen of My Heart
  • 21.Never No Mo' Blues
  • 22.Blue Yodel #1
  • 23.Daddy and Home
  • 24.Memphis Yodel

Product Description:

This box set includes a 60-page booklet with unpublished photos and extensive notes by Nolan Porterfield.
The Singing Brakeman is a six-disc set that compiles every song that Jimmie Rodgers ever recorded. It covers the same ground as Rounder's eight-disc set, but Bear Family's set condenses the material into six CDs and adds a large booklet that features a thorough discography and biography. Although it essentially has the same material, adding a few alternate takes that weren't on the Rounder series, The Singing Brakeman has a more scholarly approach -- the discs are designed not as a casual listening experience, but intense, concentrated listening. In the end, however, it's neither superior or inferior to Rounder's series. No matter how they are presented, Rodgers' recordings constitute essential listening. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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