Friday, February 22, 2013

American Master Sister Rosetta Tharpe



It took a long time in American music history to recognize the impact Sister Rosetta Tharpe had on rock 'n' roll and gospel. Her guitar style, distilled from many African-American traditions, a voice that would cross from the sacred to the secular, and a memorable stage presence are now the subject of a PBS American Masters documentary.

Premieres Friday, February 22, 2013 on PBS (check local listings)

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