Jimmie Rodgers

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Birthday
8, 1897
Birthplace
Meridian, MS
Death Date
May 26, 1933 (35)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1897
Birthplace
Meridian, MS
Death Date
May 26, 1933 (35)

About

Known as The Father of Country Music, he was a country musician and professional yodeler. He released more than fifty recordings, many of which became country standards.

Before Fame

He began performing around the state of Mississippi at age thirteen.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He had three brothers.

Associated With

He influenced many future country and blues musicians, including Muddy Waters.