Ernest Tubb considered Rodgers an idol and began each episode of his radio show Midnite Jamboree with a Rodgers recording, a tradition that the Jamboree has continued after Tubb's death. Rodgers' " Blue Yodel No. Tompall Glaser also covered the song on country music's first million-selling album, Wanted! The Outlaws. Rodgers' finger picking technique and vocal arrangements had a major influence to a young John Fahey.
His reaction to hearing "Blue Yodel No. They had more of an individual nature and an elevated conscience I was drawn to their power. The stamp was designed by Jim Sharpe, and depicted Rogers with brakeman's outfit and guitar, standing in front of a locomotive giving his famous "two thumbs up" gesture.
Not just a country artist, Rodgers was one of the biggest stars of American music between and , arguably doing more to popularize blues than any other performer of his time. Rodgers was Burnett's childhood idol. When he tried to emulate Rodgers's yodel his efforts sounded more like a growl or a howl. And it's done me just fine. Elvis Presley was also quoted as mentioning Rodgers as an important influence, stating he was a big fan. Moon Mullican , Tommy Duncan and many other western swing singers also were influenced by Rogers.
Cash admitted that he can't yodel "like Jimmie Rodgers used to. The film Honkytonk Man , directed by and starring Clint Eastwood , was loosely based on Rodgers' life.
Blues" [ whose? On May 28, , Slim Bryant , the last surviving singer to have made a recording with Rodgers, died at the age of On May 3, , Rodgers was honored with a marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail in his hometown of Meridian , the first outside of the Mississippi Delta. In , Rodgers was posthumously inducted to the Blues Hall of Fame. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Redirected from Blue Yodeler. BradOlson , Jan 14, Location: Houston, Tx, US. My "Country Hall of Fame" lp is bright yellow, and I have always loved it. On Prarie Home Companion, someone did the Carter Familys "The Storms are On the Ocean" Damn thing nearly made me cry, can't beat the old stuff, I'm going away to leave you love I'm going away for a while But I'll return to see you sometime If I go ten thousand miles The storms are on the ocean The heavens may cease to be This world may lose it's motion love If I prove false to thee Oh who will dress your pretty little feet And who will glove your hand Oh who will kiss your rosy red cheeks When I'm in a foreign land Papa will dress my pretty little feet And Mama will glove my hand You may kiss my rosy red cheeks When you return again Have you seen those mournful doves Flying from pine to pine A-mournin' for their own true love Just like I mourn for mine I'll never go back on the ocean love I'll never go back on the sea I'll never go back on my blue-eyed girl 'Til she goes back to me.
Uncle Meat , Jan 14, Location: Brooklyn New York. It's like you read my mind. Thanks so much! Wally Swift , Jan 14, You're welcome. Uncle Meat , Jan 15, Location: Los Angeles. Wow, what a great thread. Thanks, Brad! So many people covered his songs in the '40s through the '60s that he's probably second only to Hank Williams in terms of influence on country artists of a certain vintage. And you're right, those LPs cover his career and you don't need anything else I'm another Bear Family box man though to be honest - I just got the Louvin Bros one over the weekend.
We need more threads of classic country artists. Instead, he began working as a janitor and a cab driver, singing on a local radio station and events as well. Prior to Rodgers, the group had existed as a trio, but he persuaded the members to become his backing band because he had a regular show in Asheville. The Ramblers relented, and the group's name took second billing to Rodgers, and the group began playing various concerts in addition to the radio show.
Rodgers convinced the band to travel to Bristol, but on the eve of the audition, they had a huge argument about the proper way they should be billed, resulting in the Tenneva Ramblers breaking away from Rodgers. He went to the audition as a solo artist, and Peer recorded two songs -- the old standards "The Soldier's Sweetheart" and "Sleep, Baby, Sleep" -- after rejecting Rodgers' signature song, "T for Texas.
In November of , he cut four songs, including "T for Texas. Shortly after its release, Rodgers and Carrie moved to Washington, where he began appearing on a weekly local radio show billed as the Singing Brakeman. Though "Blue Yodel" was a success, its sales grew steadily throughout early , which meant that the couple wasn't able to reap the financial benefits until the end of the year. Over the next two years, Peer and Rodgers tried out a number of different backing bands, including a jazz group featuring Louis Armstrong, orchestras, and a Hawaiian combo.
By , Rodgers had become an official star, as his concerts became major attractions and his records consistently sold well. During , he made a small film called The Singing Brakeman, recorded many songs, and toured throughout the country. I'm Sorry We Met. Evening Sun Yodel. Tuck Away My Lonesome Blues. Desert Blues. Spotify Amazon. Barefoot Blues Jimmie Rodgers. Frankie and Johnny Traditional. View all posts by chimesfreedom. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
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