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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe on 21 March 2020. Sister Rosetta Tharpe has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 16 episodes and was first played on 19 February 2015.

"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.

Born Rosetta Nubin on the 20th March…

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight, Sam Price Trio
Frémeaux & Associés2005
His Eye Is On The Sparrow
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight, Sam Price TrioFrémeaux & Associés2005
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Nobody's Fault But Mine
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1949
Nobody's Fault But Mine
Sister Rosetta TharpeDecca1949
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Precious Memories
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Savoy Records1968
Precious Memories
Sister Rosetta TharpeSavoy Records1968
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One Morning Soon
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Mercury0
One Morning Soon
Sister Rosetta TharpeMercury0
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Mansion In The Sky
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Southland Records1991
Mansion In The Sky
Sister Rosetta TharpeSouthland Records1991
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Jericho
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Mercury1956
Jericho
Sister Rosetta TharpeMercury1956
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Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Complete Blues2008
Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air
Sister Rosetta TharpeComplete Blues2008
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Up Above My Head There's Music In The Air
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Mercury1956
Up Above My Head There's Music In The Air
Sister Rosetta TharpeMercury1956
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Come Unto Me
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1952
Come Unto Me
Sister Rosetta TharpeDecca1952
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Rock Daniel
Sister Tharpe, Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra
V Disc1944
Rock Daniel
Sister Tharpe, Lucky Millinder And His OrchestraV Disc1944
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