This is Jimmie Rodgers

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This is Jimmie Rodgers, RCA Records, VPS-6091, 1983. Liner notes by Hank Snow.

Jimmie Rodgers (1897–1933) was known as the “singing brakeman.” We don’t know what a brakeman is now, but it’s a guy who works on a train. Jimmie Rodgers is revered in folk, country and bluegrass music. He was only 36 when he died. Not as well known today as Hank Williams, Rodgers was a pioneer and influenced everyone from Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan, from Hank Williams to Johnny Cash. It looks like you can download the album here.


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