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Tharpe, Rosetta 1915-1973

Overview
Works: 460 works in 815 publications in 3 languages and 6,240 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Music  Gospel music  Spirituals (Songs)  Musical films  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Sacred music  Sermons 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger, Vocalist, v=v
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.254
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Most widely held works by Rosetta Tharpe
The ladies sing the blues by View Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 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( Recording )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American roots music( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in Multiple languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American roots music in the 20th century. Covers blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, zydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music
Gospel train by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

34 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gospel of the blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 192 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
The Great gospel women( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodbye, Babylon( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 135 gospel songs from the period 1902-1960, and 25 sermons from the period 1926-1941. Accompanying book contains history, program and biographical notes, lyrics, transcriptions of sermons, and associated Bible verses
The American folk-blues festival : the British tours 1963-1966 by Muddy Waters( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of performances in England by blues legends
From spirituals to swing( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential women in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 94 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
American epic : the soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soundtrack from the three-part PBS documentary includes original recordings from music legends including the Carter Family, Mississippi John Hurt, Charley Patton, Jimmie Rodgers, and more
Warming by the Devil's fire : a film by Charles Burnett( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack from the motion picture Warming by the devil's fire, featuring 18 blues classics
The Jubilee shows by Louis Armstrong( )

and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original soul sister by Rosetta Tharpe( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great gospel women( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together through life by Bob Dylan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 61 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 54 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
 
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Alternative Names
Nubin, Rosetta

Nubin, Rosetta 1915-1973

Nubin, Rosetta asi 1915-1973

Rosetta Tharpe

Rosetta Tharpe chanteuse de gospel

Rosetta Tharpe US-amerikanische Gospel-Sängerin

Sister Rosetta

Sister Rosetta 1915-1973

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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

Tharp Rosetta 1915-1973

Tharp, Rosetta asi 1915-1973

Tharpe, Rosetta

Tharpe, Rosetta 1915-1973

Tharpe, Rosetta asi 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

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