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RCA, Conqueror, Oriole, Romeo, and Supertone Rec­ords. Album: Square Dance. Songs recorded since 1924: The First Two Ladies Cross Over; Darling Nellie Gray; Buffalo Boy; Oh Susanna; Dive for the Oyster; Little Brown Jug; Possum in the 'Simmon Tree; Span­ish Cavaliers; Irish Washwoman; Solomon Levi; Comin' Round the Mountain; Jingle Bells; Paddy Dear; Golden Slippers; Turkey in the Straw; Woodhull's Old-Time Masters; Pop Goes the Weasel; Capt. Jenks; The Girl Behind Me; Triple Right and Left Four; Blackberry Quadrille; Open Up Those Pearly Gates; Waiting for a Train; Left My Gal in the Mountains; In the Cumber­land Mountains; Texas Dan; Trail Drive; Goin' Back to Texas; Ramblin' Cowboy; South of the Border. Writer of: I Love You So; Naomi Wise; Left My Gal in the Mountains; and many others. Farm at Pleasant Val­ley, New York. Died 1957.
Rodgers, James Charles "Jimmie." b. 9/8/97, Meridian, Miss.; w. Carrie Cecil Williamson; d. Anita Court. Was railroad worker. Played guitar and had band known as Jimmy Rodgers Entertainers. Has been called: "Fa­ther of Commercial Hillbilly Music"; "The Singing Brakeman"; "America's Blue Yodeler"; and "The Father of Country Music." On WWNC, Asheville, N. C; and toured U. S. A. RCA Records, 1927-33. Albums: My Rough and Rowdy Ways; Train Whistle Blues; Never No Mo' Blues. Songs recorded: The Women Make a Fool Out of Me; Miss. Moon; My Rough and Rowdy Ways; Blue Yodel, No. 9; My Blue Eyed Jane; The One Rose That's Left in My Heart; Southern Cannonball; Long Tall Mama Blues; In the Jailhouse Now, No. 2; Peach Picking Time in Ga.; T for Texas; Travelin' Blues; Mule Skinner Blues; My Carolina Sunshine Girl; The Brakeman's Blues; Away Out on the Mountain; Never No Mo' Blues; Daddy and Home; Blue Yodel No. 4; Waiting For a Train; You and My Old Guitar; Prairie Lullaby; Blue Yodel No. 6; Jimmie's Mean Mama Blues; Pistol Packin' Papa; Old Pal of My Heart; My Little Lady; Train Whistle Blues, 1929; Treasure Untold, 1928; Somewhere Down Below the Dixon Line, 1933; Sleep, Baby, Sleep; Hobo's Last Ride, 1929; Blue Yodel No. 5,

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