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SISTER ROSETTA THARPE

 Sister Rosetta Live! 1964: ‘Didn’t it Rain’

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Sister Rosetta Live! 1964: ‘Didn’t it Rain’

The scene is England in 1964. You hear the band playing when Sister Rosetta Tharpe pulls up on a horse drawn carriage to a make-shift stage at an abandoned railroad station. It's a rainy day and Sister Rosetta is in her Sunday overcoat. You can ...

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

About the Film

Southern-born, Chicago-raised and New York-made. She could play the guitar like nobody elseā€¦ 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 ...

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