Jimmie Rodgers Similar Artists

The Carter Family - 100% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass World Music Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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The Carter Family have become known as country music’s first family and are responsible for several songs such as ‘Wildwood Flower’ and ‘Keep On The Sunny Side’ becoming country standards. The original three members of the Carter Family were A.P. Carter (Alvin Pleasant Delaney Carter, 15 December 1891, Maces Springs, Scott County, Virginia, USA, d. 7 Read more

Hank Williams - 86% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Drama Music Videos & Concerts Spoken Word
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Hiram (misspelled on birth certificate as Hiriam) Williams, 17 September 1923, Georgiana, Alabama, USA, d. 1 January 1953, on the road between Montgomery, Alabama and Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA. Misspelling notwithstanding, Williams disliked the name and took to calling himself Hank. He was born with a spine defect that troubled him throughout his life, and which was furth Read more

Roy Acuff - 79% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
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Roy Claxton Acuff, 15 September 1903, Maynardsville, Tennessee, USA, d. 23 November 1992, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The third of five children born to Neill and Ida Acuff, Roy learned to play the harmonica and Jew’s harp as a child and was involved with music from an early age. His father played the fiddle, his mother the piano and guitar and Roy sang with his siblings Read more

Pat Boone - 51% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Musicals & The Arts Vocals Spoken Word Television Documentaries Drama Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Movie Magazines
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Charles Eugene Patrick Boone, 1 June 1934, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Boone sold more records during the late 50s than any other artist except Elvis Presley. From 1955 to date, only six artists (Presley, the Beatles, James Brown, Elton John, Rolling Stones and Stevie Wonder) are ranked above him in terms of total singles sales and their relative chart positions. Boone had a Read more

Ray Price - 50% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries
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Ray Noble Price, 12 January 1926, on a farm near Perryville, Cherokee County, Texas, USA. Price grew up on a farm and by the time he left high school, was already singing and playing guitar locally. In 1942, while studying veterinary medicine at Abilene’s North Texas Agricultural College, he was drafted into the Marines. He returned to his studies in 1946, but also bega Read more

Gene Autry - 46% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Westerns Country & Bluegrass Television Christian & Gospel Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Serials
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Orvin Gene Autry, 29 September 1907, near Tioga, Texas, USA, d. 2 October 1998, Studio City, California, USA. The eldest of four children of Delbert Autry, a poor tenant farmer, who moved his family many times over the years, before eventually arriving at Ravia, Oklahoma. His grandfather, a Baptist minister, taught him to sing when he was a child so that he could perform in Read more

Lefty Frizzell - 45% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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William Orville Frizzell, 31 March 1928, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA, d. 19 July 1975, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The eldest of eight children of an itinerant oilfield worker, Frizzell was raised mainly in El Dorado, Arkansas, but also lived in sundry places in Texas and Oklahoma. Greatly influenced by his parents’ old 78s of Jimmie Rodgers, he sang as a young Read more

Merle Haggard - 45% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Television Comedy Action & Adventure Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music & Radio
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6 April 1937, Bakersfield, California, USA. ‘Like a razor’s edge, Merle Haggard sings’ is how John Stewart described his voice in ‘Eighteen Wheels’, and that razor has been honed by his rough and rowdy ways. In the 30s Haggard’s parents migrated from the Dustbowl to ‘the land of milk and honey’, California. Life, however, was almost a Read more

Bill Monroe - 42% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock World Music Folk Holiday & Seasonal
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William Smith Monroe, 13 September 1911, on a farm near Rosine, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA, d. 9 September 1996, Springfield, Tennessee, USA. The Monroes were a musical family; his father, known affectionately as Buck, was a noted step-dancer, his mother played fiddle, accordion and harmonica, and was respected locally as a singer of old-time songs. Among the siblings, elder Read more

George Jones - 42% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Television World Music Jazz Music & Radio Comedy
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George Glenn Jones, 12 September 1931, Saratoga, Texas, USA. Jones is the greatest of honky tonk singers but he has also been a victim of its lifestyle. He learned guitar in his youth, and in 1947, was hired by the husband-and-wife duo Eddie And Pearl. This developed into his own radio programme and a fellow disc jockey, noting his close-set eyes and upturned nose, nicknamed Read more

Red Foley - 42% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
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Clyde Julian Foley, 17 June 1910, in a log cabin between Blue Lick and Berea, Kentucky, USA, d. 19 September 1968, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. The son of a fiddle player, Foley learned guitar as a child and was encouraged to sing by his parents. After high school, he attended Georgetown College, Kentucky, where he was discovered by a scout for the noted WLS National Barn Dance Read more

Eddy Arnold - 40% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music & Radio
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Richard Edward Arnold, 15 May 1918, on a farm near Madisonville, Chester County, Tennessee, USA, d. 8 May 2008, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Arnold’s father and mother played fiddle and guitar, respectively, and he learned guitar as a child. His father died on Eddy’s 11th birthday and he left school to work on the farm. By the end of the year the bank foreclosed, and Read more

Merle Travis - 40% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Westerns Musicals & The Arts Documentaries Folk Holiday & Seasonal
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Merle Robert Travis, 29 November 1917, Rosewood, Kentucky, USA, d. 20 October 1983, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, USA. Travis was the son of a tobacco farmer but by the time he was four years old, the family had moved to Ebenezer, Kentucky, and his father was working down the mines. Travis’ father often remarked, ‘Another day older and deeper in debt’, a phrase his son Read more

Bob Wills - 37% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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James Robert Wills, 6 March 1905, on a farm near Kosse, Limestone County, Texas, USA, d. 13 May 1975, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The eldest of the 10 children of John Thompkins Wills and Emmaline (Foley), Bob was a sickly child and there were fears that he would not survive his early years. His father, known locally as Uncle John, was a skilled fiddler, and later taught his son Read more

Buck Owens - 37% match to Jimmie Rodgers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Television Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Pop / Rock Soundtracks Westerns Comedy
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Alvis Edgar Owens Jnr., 12 August 1929, Sherman, Texas, USA, d. 25 March 2006, USA, Bakersfield, California, USA. Buck Owens became one of the leading country music stars of the 60s and 70s, along with Merle Haggard, the leading exponent of the ‘west coast sound’. Owens gave himself the nickname Buck at the age of three, after a favourite horse. When he was 10, his Read more

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