Jimmie Rodgers Biography

American country singer, guitarist and songwriter (born September 08, 1897 in Meridian, Mississippi - died May 26, 1933 in New York City, New York).

In the early 20th century known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling. Among the first country music superstars and pioneers, Rodgers was also known as The Singing Brakeman, The Blue Yodeler, and The Father of Country Music.

Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 (Early Influence).

Note! Please be careful when assigning credits to this artist. Other artists with a same or similar name exist (list not complete):

- Jimmy Rogers - Chicago blues singer and guitarist

- Jimmie Rogers - multi-instrumentalist (flute, didgeridoo, jew's harp ...)

- Jimmie Rogers (2) - rock n' roll songwriter

- Jimmie Rodgers (2) - folk/pop singer (born 1933)

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