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MISSISSIPPI: A THREAD THROUGH TIME

Jimmie Rodgers

  • Aired: 05/21/2017
  • 01:00
  • Rating: NR
Jimmie Rodgers was born in Pine Springs, Mississippi in 1897. At 13 he went to work for the railroad, where he learned to play guitar, heard music from different traditions, and heard tales from men who rode the rails.
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The career of Jimmie Rodgers was brief, but his influence lives on.
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