American Masters

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

02/22/2013 | 53m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

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

Aired: 02/22/13

Expired: 10/08/16

Rating: NR

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