Recommended Materials


Very Best of Jimmie Rodgers

VERY BEST OF JIMMIE RODGERS

22 recordings by the Father of Country Music. Tracks include “Why There’s a Tear in My Eye”, “Peach Picking Time Down In Georgia”, “Hobo Bill’s Last Ride”, “Somewhere Down Below the Dixon Line” and “Soldier’s Sweetheart.” Also included are Rodgers' quintessential “Yodel” songs.
BMG Records. 1998.


American Roots Music

AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC

In 2001, a series dedicated to the roots of American music was released in a CD, video and book format. In the series, a huge section is dedicated to the history and influence of Jimmie Rodgers. ,br> Palm Records # 2074, 2001.


The Essential Jimmie Rodgers

THE ESSENTIAL JIMMIE RODGERS

Part of the RCA Nashville Essentials series. This 20 song collection has been digitally remastered and includes “Sleep Baby, Sleep,” “Brakeman’s Blues”, “T.B. Blues” and “Dear Old Sunny South by the Sea.”
RCA Nashville # 67500, 1997.


Merle Haggard: Okie From Muskogee

OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE

Collection of Merle Haggard’s hit recordings including the Jimmie Rodgers composition “No Hard Times.” Album originally released in 1970.
EMI - Capitol Records # 16277, 2001.