Monday, 03 July 2017 06:51

Two Singers Named Jimmie Rodgers


 It doesn't happen often, but on rare occasions two performers have precisely the same names, spelled identically. It makes confusion inevitable. If both are living, one might alter their stage name. But what happens if they both lived in (almost) different eras?

Consider the case of two singers named Jimmie Rodgers, where the only connection is the first died the year the second was born.

Published in Get Rhythm