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Jimmie Rodgers

Born 8 September 1897. Died 26 May 1933.

country music pioneer, died in 1933

Jimmie Rodgers

Biography

James Charles "Jimmie" Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933) was an American country singer 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".

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