How Jimmie Rodgers Changed Music

Hour 2:           Where did Country Music and even Rock and Roll get their start? We’ll look back this hour at the life of the “Blue Yodeler” and how he influenced the music we enjoy today with Barry Mazor, American roots and country music contributor for the Wall Street Journal. Mazor is also the author of “Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America’s Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century” (Oxford University Press, Paperback, 2012), which is now out in paperback.

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