American Masters

Trailer: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Preview: Season 27 Episode 1 | 1m 36s

Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Aired: 02/22/13

Rating: NR

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Major support for American Masters is provided by AARP. Additional funding is provided by Rosalind P. Walter, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Judith and Burton Resnick, Ellen and James S. Marcus, Lillian Goldman Programming Endowment, The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Vital Projects Fund, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Michael & Helen Schaffer Foundation, and public television viewers.