Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll.
American Masters Series, PBS
[ TOP ]Sister Rosetta Tharpe performing in New York’s Café Society in 1940. Photo Credit: Don Peterson.
[ MIDDLE ] Sister Rosetta Tharpe recording at Decca Records with bandleader Lucky Millinder (left) and manager Moe Gale (right) in 1941. Photo Credit: Don Peterson.
[ BOTTOM ] Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Duke Ellington (at piano) and Cab Calloway, with trombonist J.C. Higginbotham ad trumpeter Hot Lips Page looking over the Duke’s shoulder, taken in 1939. Photo Credit: Don Peterson.
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