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Sister Rosetta Tharpe Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD)

Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD)

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD)

(2012/Freamux) 54 tracks.

1960-1961, plus bonus Marie Knight 1948-59



Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD) CD 1
1: Joshua fit the battle of jericho
2: Peace in the valley
3: Up above my head i hear music in the air
4: I can't seat down
5: He's got the whole world in his hands
6: When i take my vacation in heaven
7: Didn't it rain
8: Can't no grave hold my body down
9: Two little fishes five loaves of bread
10: This train
11: Take my hand precious lord
12: Down by the riverside
13: Mansion in the sky
14: Is everybody happy
15: Peace in the valley
Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD) CD 2
1: When the bridgegroom comes
2: Virgin mary
3: Miami storm
4: Pressin' on
5: I shall not be moved
6: Angels watchin' over me
7: Where's adam
8: Come over here
9: Sad to think of my savior
10: Take a new look into that old bible
11: Just keep still
12: Joy in his land
13: The lonesome road
14: Everything to me
15: God is wonderful
16: With his great love
17: Woman
18: There's a hand leading me
19: As you sow so shall you reap
20: Faith is god
21: Look in the good book brother
Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD) CD 3
1: On my way
2: This is a mean old world to live in
3: This train
4: I heard my mother call my name
5: Stretch out
6: Ring those golden bells
7: I look down the road and i wonder
8: Nobody knows nobody cares
9: That's all
10: The florida storm
11: Gospel train
12: I thank you jesus
13: Lord search my heart
14: On my appointed time
15: The storm is passing over
16: I must tell jesus
17: Who rolled the stone away
18: Miracles


Artikeleigenschaften von Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD)

  • Interpret: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

  • Albumtitel: Complete Vol. 7 (3-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Title Complete Vol. 7 (2-CD)
  • Label FREMEAUX

  • SubGenre Blues - General

  • EAN: 3561302130729

  • weight in Kg 0.200

Artist description "Tharpe, Sister Rosetta"

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Talk about underappreciated pioneers: Sister Rosetta Tharpe broke so much ground that it boggles the mind. With an apparent lack of concern about the possible consequences, she defiantly crossed over from the gospel field to secular stardom and back again, her earthy vocal style clicking in both idioms. Tharpe introduced sanctified music to the patrons of Harlem's Cotton Club, sang with the orchestras of Cab Calloway and Lucky Millinder, and played some of the era's toughest lead guitar, whether on acoustic or electric models.

Born Rosetta Nubin in Cotton Plant, Arkansas on March 20, 1915, she hit the road with her mother, traveling evangelist Katie Bell Nubin, the pair settling in Chicago at age six.  Rosetta's youth was largely spent singing church music (she was briefly married to a pastor named Thorpe in 1934, later changing her surname to Tharpe). She moved to New York in 1936, and in '38 regaled the sinners at the Cotton Club with her uplifting numbers. That move earned Tharpe a recording contract almost immediately with Decca, where she laid down such seminal spirituals as Rock Me, That's All, and This Train, her guitar always integral to her rousing presentation.

Intriguingly, Rosetta saw no harm in waxing blues such as Trouble In Mind or the ribald I Want A Tall Skinny Papa. Her biggest hit for Decca came in the spring of 1945 with the stomping Strange Things Happening Every Day, a #2 R&B smash boasting a bristling Tharpe guitar solo soaked in blues that anticipated the rock and roll revolution still a decade in the future. Backing pianist Sam Price was a Texas blues veteran in his own right (bassist Abe Bolar and drummer Harold 'Doc' West rounded out his trio on the September 22, 1944 New York date).

The flamboyant Tharpe drew 25,000 paying customers to her 1951 wedding ceremony and donned luxurious mink coats later in her career, when she wielded a white solid body electric guitar and tore it up. She died October 9, 1973 following a stroke, her monumental contributions as the earliest sanctified-to-secular crossover star and a blistering lead guitarist to boot all too often overlooked.

Bill Dahl
Chicago, Illinois


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