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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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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 11 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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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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I Want A Tall Skinny Papa
Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra, Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1942
I Want A Tall Skinny Papa
Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra, Rosetta TharpeDecca1942
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Strange Things Happening Every Day
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1946
Strange Things Happening Every Day
Sister Rosetta TharpeDecca1946
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That's All
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1938
That's All
Sister Rosetta TharpeDecca1938
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Down By The Riverside
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Sam Price Trio
Festival Records1959
Down By The Riverside
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Sam Price TrioFestival Records1959
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All Over This World
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1942
All Over This World
Sister Rosetta TharpeDecca1942
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Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca1942
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Sister Rosetta TharpeDecca1942
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