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There are some 110 recorded songs in country legend Jimmie Rodgers' historic catalog. Folk singer-songwriter Steve Forbert, however, didn't spend hours of painstaking, meticulous research to find exactly the right ones for his tribute album to the famed Singing Brakeman. Though a tribute to Rodgers has been on Forbert's list of things to do for several years, the album does not coincide with any anniversary, nor is it packaged to generate maximum airplay by including a studio full of superstars who probably know more about Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page than the man commonly referred to as the Father of Country Music. ...