Jimmie Rodgers: Best-Ever Songs

By Dom Nozzi

The songs found on this list are the best-ever songs performed by Jimmie Rodgers.

According to Wikipedia, Jimmie Rodgers was a 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.”

Criteria for this ranking:

• Groundbreaking

• Sing-able melody

• Memorable and catchy

• Superb singing, lyrics, guitar work

Best Songs

In the Jailhouse Now

T for Texas

Frankie & Johnnie

Daddy and Home

Peach Pickin’ Time in Georgia

Cowboy Yodel

Pistol Packin’ Papa

Mule Skinner Blues

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