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Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Timeline: The Years of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

The life and times of Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Dec 28th, 2012 | 0 comments

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Film Outtake: 1957 Tour

The year Sister Rosetta Tharpe hit the road with Dixieland trombonist Chris Barber and his band.

Dec 28th, 2012 | 1 comment

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Trailer: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Southern-born, Chicago-raised and New York-made. She could play the guitar like nobody else… nobody. Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe from writer, producer and director Mick Csaky. During the 1940s-60s, Tharpe introduced the spiritual passion of her gospel music into the secular world of rock ’n’ roll, inspiring some of its greatest stars, including Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard.

Dec 28th, 2012 | 16 comments

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Photo Gallery: The Sister Rosetta Tharpe Archive

Sister Rosetta Tharpe in pictures.

Dec 21st, 2012 | 1 comment

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Film Comment: Mick Csaky on 'The Godmother of Rock & Roll'

Writer, producer and director Mick Csaky on making The Godmother of Rock & Roll.

Dec 20th, 2012 | 0 comments

Carl Sandburg - Homepage: The Day Carl Sandburg Died

It's the life and times of Carl Sandburg on the AM website: Watch the film and see extended video interviews with the likes of Pete Seeger and the late and great Studs Terkel; hear Sandburg perform and sing in video and audio web features; read curated selections of his writing; plus more--Sandburg's words and world visualized in a series of digital posters, essays, and a photo exploration of the Sandburg archives.

Nov 10th, 2012 | 14 comments

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Carl Sandburg - Film: The Day Carl Sandburg Died

It's American Master, Carl Sandburg. See the film, The Day Carl Sandburg Died, from writer, director and editor, Paul Bonesteel, and AMERICAN MASTERS on PBS.

Sep 24th, 2012 | 13 comments

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Carl Sandburg - Video Excerpt: Arches

See and hear Carl Sandburg read "Arches": an excerpt from The Day Carl Sandburg Died.

Sep 19th, 2012 | 0 comments

Carl Sandburg - Rootabaga Stories: The Two Skyscrapers Who Decided to Have a Child

From Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories: The story of two skyscrapers, a tin brass goose and a tin brass goat, a long distance train, and the Northwest Wind.

Sep 17th, 2012 | 0 comments
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