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Sister Rosetta Tharpe Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD)

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD)

(1953-57) (105:17/40)


Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD) CD 1
1: Stand The Storm
2: Sing And Shout
3: Shadrack
4: Nobody's Fault (But Mine)
5: I'm So Glad
6: God Spoke To Me
7: Calvary
8: I Tell It Wherever I Go
9: This Old Soul Of Mine
10: Don't Leave Me Here To Cry
11: What Have I Done?
12: Go Ahead
13: He Is Everything To Me
14: Evertime I Feel The Spirit
15: Look Away In The Heavenly Land
16: When Was Jesus Born
17: In Bethlehem
18: This Ole House
19: Don't YOu Weep, O Mary Don't You Weep
20: I've Done Wrong
21: I Can Hear The Angels
22: Father Prepare Me
Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD) CD 2
1: Two Little Fishes, Five Loaves Of Bread
2: All Alone
3: How About You
4: 99 1/2 Won't Do
5: Precious Memories
6: Beams Of Heaven
7: When The Saints Go Marching In
8: Cain't No Grave Hold My Body Down
9: When They Ring The Golden Bells
10: Up Above My Head There's Music In The Air
11: I Shall Know Him
12: Fly Away
13: Jericho
14: Home In The Sky
15: Can't Do Wrong And Get By
16: Let's Be Happy
17: Let It Shine
18: Didn't It Rai, Children?


Artikeleigenschaften von Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD)

  • Interpret: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

  • Albumtitel: Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Music Genre Blues
  • Music Style Ladies Singin’ The Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 916 Ladies Singin' The Blues
  • Title Integrale Vol.5 (2-CD)
  • Label FA

  • SubGenre Blues - General

  • EAN: 3561302130521

  • 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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