Sister Rosetta Tharpe



Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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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 (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. A pioneer of mid-20th-century music, she attained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings, characterized by a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic accompaniment that was a precursor of rock and roll. She was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as "the original soul sister" and "the godmother of rock and roll".
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Top Songs by Sister Rosetta Tharpe


Every Time I Feel The Spirit

Down by the Riverside

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The One And Only Queen Of Hot Gospel

This Train

by Sam Price Trio &

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Trouble in Mind

by &

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Trouble In Mind

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

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Trouble In Mind

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

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Rock Me

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

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Trouble In Mind

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

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The Original Soul Sister

Strange things happening everyday

by

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Rock Me

by & Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra

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Christmas 101 - Digital Package

O Little Town of Bethlehem

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Rock Me

Rock Me

Sister Rosetta Tharpe June 4, 2012

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Precious Memories

Precious Memories

Sister Rosetta Tharpe March 23, 2012

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Essential Early Recordings

Essential Early Recordings

Sister Rosetta Tharpe April 7, 2009

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Up Above My Head

Up Above My Head

Sister Rosetta Tharpe March 10, 2008

22 Tracks

Sing Sister Sing

Sing Sister Sing

Sister Rosetta Tharpe November 11, 2003

18 Tracks

The Gospel of the Blues

The Gospel of the Blues

Sister Rosetta Tharpe September 16, 2003

18 Tracks

The Original Soul Sister

The Original Soul Sister

Sister Rosetta Tharpe October 21, 2002

20 Tracks

Gospel Train

Gospel Train

Sister Rosetta Tharpe August 6, 2002

12 Tracks

Every Time I Feel The Spirit

Every Time I Feel The Spirit

Sister Rosetta Tharpe February 17, 1982

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