THREE CHORDS AND THE TRUTH: ESSENTIAL COUNTY MUSIC SONGS: “BLUE YODEL #1 [T-FOR TEXAS]- JIMMIE RODGERS

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Three Chords and The Truth: Essential County Music Songs: “Blue Yodel [T-For Texas}- Jimmie Rodgers. Jimmie Rodgers in his short career would record a total of 13 songs he would call Blue Yodels. The first of the Blue Yodels- was recorded at Trinity Baptist Church in Camden, New Jersey in 1927. When it was released is a 78 in early 1928 it sold more than a half million copies which was incredible for that time. Gangster Rap has nothing on Jimmie Rodgers. Poor Thelma.

Attached below is an essay on the Blue Yodel #1 and its musical significance and then of course the song- with a video of Jimmie Rodgers playing it

http://www.loc.gov/static/programs/national-recording-preservation-board/documents/BlueYodel.pdf

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