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Essential Jimmie Rodgers

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Download links and information about Essential Jimmie Rodgers by Jimmie Rodgers. This album was released in 1997 and it belongs to Country genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 01:00:55 minutes.

Artist: Jimmie Rodgers
Release date: 1997
Genre: Country
Tracks: 20
Duration: 01:00:55
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Away Out On the Mountain 3:18
2. Blue Yodel No. 1 (T for Texas) 3:24
3. Daddy and Home 2:56
4. Dear Old Sunny South By the Sea 2:45
5. In the Jailhouse Now 3:18
6. Memphis Yodel 3:30
7. My Old Pal 3:03
8. Blue Yodel No. 2 (Lovin' Gal Lucille) 3:17
9. Sleep Baby, Sleep 3:00
10. The Brakeman's Blues (Yodeling the Blues Away) 3:10
11. The Sailor's Pleas 3:02
12. My Little Old Home Down In New Orleans 3:01
13. Never No Mo' Blues 2:40
14. Blue Yodel No. 4 (California Blues) 3:01
15. I'm Lonley and Blue 3:05
16. Waiting for a Train 2:44
17. Frankie and Johnny 2:50
18. Pistol Packin' Papa 2:54
19. Blue Yodel No. 8 (Mule Skinner Blues) 2:57
20. T.B. Blues 3:00

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As the first serious attempt at a single-disc Jimmie Rodgers retrospective in the CD-era, The Essential Jimmie Rodgers isn't bad at all. Over the course of 20 songs, nearly all of his best-known songs — including "Blue Yodel, No. 1," "In the Jailhouse Now" and "Blue Yodel, No. 8" (a.k.a. "Mule Skinner Blues") — are featured, and while some good things remain in the vaults, it's hard to argue with what's here. After all, Essential isn't designed for historians or completists — it's for the curious, who are reluctant to invest in either Rounder's multi-volume series or Bear Family's comprehensive box. For those listeners, The Essential Jimmie Rodgers is an invaluable introduction.