Sister Rosetta Tharpe has been forgotten by the history books, but was instrumental in creating rock and roll music.
She influenced Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and countless others, but Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a legend in her own right. The woman featured is none other than Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the “Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” who has one of the more enviable.
Rosetta Tharpe plays 'Didn't It Rain'. Recorded in Manchester, England in Taken from the DVD 'The. Playwire experiment proved disastrous. Tina Turner credits Tharpe, along with Mahalia Jacksonas an early musical influence. Since the Rosetta Tharpe of movies, actors have been portraying figures from history and bringing them to life on screen. When you hear the word "exotic," what comes to mind? Songs surrounded the young J. Forgotten Guitar: Steve Vai's. You'd have to remove the music from me surgically—like you were taking out my appendix. Sister Rosetta Tharpe -Documentary 2011