Jimmie Rodgers

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 ...more

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