The Rough Guide to Country Legends: Jimmie Rodgers ()

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  1. Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel #8)
  2. Somewhere Down Below the Mason Dixie Line
  3. Frankie and Johnnie
  4. Waiting for a Train
  5. Any Old Time
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  1. Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel #8)
  2. Somewhere Down Below the Mason Dixie Line
  3. Frankie and Johnnie
  4. Waiting for a Train
  5. Any Old Time
  6. Why There's a Tear in My Eye
  7. My Blue-Eyed Jane
  8. In the Jailhouse Now, No. 2
  9. In the Hills of Tennessee
  10. T.B. Blues
  11. Away Out on the Mountain
  12. Dear Old Sunny South by the Sea
  13. Blue Yodel #1 (T Is for Texas)
  14. Miss the Mississippi and You
  15. Ben Dewberry's Final Run
  16. I'm Lonely and Blue
  17. Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel
  18. When the Cactus Is in Bloom
  19. My Little Old Home Down in New Orleans
  20. Gambling Bar Room Blues
  21. My Little Lady
  22. Jimmie the Kid
  23. Yodeling Cowboy
  24. My Rough and Rowdy Ways
  25. I'm Free (From the Chain Gang Now)
  26. Keep on the Sunny Side
  27. I Am Bound for the Promised Land
  28. Black-Eyed Susie
  29. Chevrolet Car
  30. Little Rabbit
  31. Sweet Sarah Blues
  32. Sweet Sixteen
  33. The Wagoner's Lad
  34. My Name Is Ticklish Reuben
  35. Ash Can Blues
  36. Death of John Henry (Steel Driving Man)
  37. All Night Long Blues
  38. Pretty Polly
  39. Miss Liza Poor Gal
  40. Worried Blues
  41. It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'
  42. Sugar Baby
  43. Sandy River Belle
  44. Goodnight Darling
  45. Gambling Bar Room Blues
  46. Tell Mother I Will Meet Her
  47. My Mama Always Talked to Me
  48. Angeline the Baker
  49. Dark Hollow Blues
  50. Just a Melody
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Jimmie Rodgers was, as his plaque at the Country Music Hall of Fame states, "the man who started it all," and his role as the father of country music is made all the more amazing by the fact that his recording and singing career only lasted a scant six years in the 1920s and '30s. His deceptively simple songs, often punctuated by his distinctive yodeling, merged hillbilly and cowboy folk with gospel, jazz, blues, and pop, and he bridged the gap between the vernacular artists of the recording industry's first years with the ...

The Rough Guide to Country Legends: Jimmie Rodgers 2013, World Music Network

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