Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe (* 20. März 1915 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas als Rosetta Nubin; † 9. Oktober 1973 in Philadelphia) war eine US-amerikanische Gospel-, Jazz- und Blues-Sängerin. Details:

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Have you ever seen a gospel singer play a guitar? You will in this clip. Sister Rosetta Tharpe had been playing the guitar since her youth. She inspired many others. Early sixties she came to Europe and played in the American Folk Blues Festival. This clip is recorded in England 1964.


Rosetta Tharpe in action on stage with the Chicago blues allstars during a concert late 60,s in Germany.