Jimmie Rodgers Very Best of Jimmie Rodgers

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CD Details

  • Released: November 22, 1997
  • Label: Sony/BMG Int'l

Tracks:

  • 1.Train Whistle Blues
  • 2.Blue Yodel
  • 3.T.B Blues
  • 4.In the Jail House Now
  • 5.Frankie & Johnny
  • 6.Blue Yodel # 8 (Mule Skinner Blues)
  • 7.Brakeman's Blues (Yodeling the Blues Away)
  • 8.Why There's a Tear in My Eye
  • 9.Mississippi River Blues
  • 10.Jimmie Rodgers Last Yodel
  • 11.Gambling Bar Room Blues
  • 12.Mystery of Number Five
  • 13.Waiting For a Train
  • 14.Travellin' Blues
  • 15.My Blue Eyed Jane
  • 16.Blue Yodel # 9 (Standing Jon the Corner)
  • 17.Pistol Packin' Papa
  • 18.Miss the Mississipii and You
  • 19.Somewhere Down Below the Dixon Line
  • 20.Soldier's Sweetheart
  • 21.Hobo Bill's Last Ride
  • 22.Peach Picking Time Down in Georgia

Product Description:

The modern template for a country music star starts with Jimmie Rodgers. Fusing jazz, blues, folk, gospel, pop, and cowboy material into an easy, comfortable style and also writing a good portion of his own repertoire, Rodgers understood as well that a public persona -- he was known as "the singing brakeman" and the "blue yodeler" -- gave him a welcome base to work from, and although his professional career only lasted six years, he influenced everyone who came after him in the country music field. This set has his key tracks from the late 1920s and early '30s, including several of his signature blue yodels, and works as a fine introduction to this important performer. ~ Steve Leggett
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  • UPC: 743215358527
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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