Sister Rosetta Tharpe



Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Rating
Active
1919 to 1973
Born
March 20, 1915 in Cotton Plant
Died
October 9, 1973
Location
Cotton Plant, Arkansas, United States
Biography
"Sister" Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973) was a pioneering U.S. Gospel singer and songwriter who attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and early rock accompaniment. She became the first great recording star of Gospel music, first surfacing on the pop charts in 1939 with "This Train", her version of the traditional gospel standard.

Top Songs by Sister Rosetta Tharpe


This Train

by Sam Price Trio &

Trouble In Mind

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

Rock Me

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The One And Only Queen Of Hot Gospel

The One And Only Queen Of Hot Gospel

Sister Rosetta Tharpe December 2, 2017

24 Tracks

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Vol. 5 - Complete Int├ęgrale 1953-1957

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Vol. 5 - Complete Int├ęgrale 1953-1957

Sister Rosetta Tharpe December 2, 2017

40 Tracks

Rosetta Tharpe Is Wonderful

Rosetta Tharpe Is Wonderful

Sister Rosetta Tharpe February 4, 2014

12 Tracks

Seeking Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Seeking Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe February 4, 2014

12 Tracks

Golden Greats - In the Frame: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Golden Greats - In the Frame: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe November 11, 2012

13 Tracks

Rock Me

Rock Me

Sister Rosetta Tharpe June 4, 2012

15 Tracks

Precious Memories

Precious Memories

Sister Rosetta Tharpe March 23, 2012

10 Tracks

Just a Closer Walk With Thee

Just a Closer Walk With Thee

Sister Rosetta Tharpe November 18, 2011

15 Tracks

Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

Sister Rosetta Tharpe November 18, 2011

16 Tracks

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