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Tharpe, Rosetta 1915-1973

Overview
Works: 415 works in 725 publications in 3 languages and 5,659 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Musical films  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films  Gospel music  Spirituals (Songs)  Documentary films  Field recordings  Sacred music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger, Vocalist
Classifications: M1630.18, 783.8
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Most widely held works by Rosetta Tharpe
The ladies sing the blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950s. Singers are Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ida Cole, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell, Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughn, Helen Humes and Peggy Lee. Includes background information on the singers as well as the performances
Brighten the corner where you are : black and white urban hymnody by Homer A Rodeheaver( Recording )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Male voices with orchestra accompaniment
American roots music( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in Multiple languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great gospel women( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodbye, Babylon( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American folk-blues festival : the British tours 1963-1966( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of performances in England by blues legends
The gospel of the blues by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tharpe's recordings in blues music were always considered treasures because she brought a fresh, vibrant, and gospel sound to the genre. A few of the notable cuts include This Train; I Want a Tall Skinny Papa; and Strange Things Happen Everyday
From spirituals to swing( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gospel train by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential women in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How sweet it was : the sights and sounds of gospel's golden age( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A best of the best compilation covering a span of over 40 years. Compiled by gospel music expert Anthony Heilbut, this exciting multi-faceted package offers great film of gospel icons, filmed in the 1960s, as well as many all-time classic music tracks from the 1940s-1960s on the accompanying CD. Also includes booklet with biographical notes and photos
Warming by the Devil's fire : a film by Charles Burnett( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original soul sister by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Rosetta Tharpe : complete recorded works in chronological order by Rosetta Tharpe( )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great gospel women( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together through life by Bob Dylan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shout, sister, shout! : a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last track is an audio/video clip recorded in the early 1960s from TV Gospel Time. Remaining tracks are modern day performances of songs previously performed and released by Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Harlem roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features four key band leaders: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Cab Calloway and Lucky Millinder. These orchestras represent the cream of the crop. Here we see the swinging blues of Count Basie, the multidimensional beauty of Duke Ellington's compositions, the gospel inflected strains of Sister Rosetta Tharpe singing with Lucky Millinder and the high spirited rhythms of master showman Cab Calloway"--Container
Gospel warriors by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sorry but I can't take you women's railroad blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Nubin, Rosetta

Nubin, Rosetta 1915-1973

Nubin, Rosetta, asi 1915-1973

Nubin, Rosetta ca 1915-1973

Rosetta Tharpe

Rosetta Tharpe chanteuse de gospel

Rosetta Tharpe US-amerikanische Gospel-Sängerin

Sister Rosetta 1915-1973

Sister Rosetta Tharpe 1915-1973

Sister Rosetta Tharpe Amerikaans muzikante (1915-1973)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe amerikansk sångare och musiker

Sister Rosetta Tharpe amerikansk sanger og musiker

Sister Rosetta Tharpe cantante statunitense

Tharp, Rosetta 1915-1973

Tharp, Rosetta, asi 1915-1973

Tharp, Rosetta ca 1915-1973

Tharpe, Rosetta

Tharpe, Rosetta 1915-1973

Tharpe, Rosetta, asi 1915-1973

Tharpe, Rosetta ca 1915-1973

Tharpe, Rosetta d. 1973

Tharpe, Rosetta Sister

Tharpe, Sister Rosetta

Tharpe Sister Rosetta 1915-1973

Thorp, Rosetta

Thorp, Rosetta 1915-1973

Thorp, Rosetta, asi 1915-1973

Thorp, Rosetta ca 1915-1973

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