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Sunday, 24 July 2016

Some Sunday Gospel Soul

Some Gospel for you good people today courtesy of the great Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Taken from Good News - Volume 3 -  Get Away Jordan
And the Good News keeps on coming as there are another three volumes of this fabulous Proper Gospel compilation  on the shelves.
The first great recording star of gospel and a terrific guitarist as this clip recorded in Manchester (the English one ) in 1964 testifies. An apt song title for Manchester!

There is a terrific documentary from  2011 which can also be accessed from You Tube and which some of you will have seen on BBC4

The original soul sister and the godmother of rock'n'roll indeed.
Tremendous  stuff

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - This Train

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head, I Hear Music in the Air


  1. Wonderful. I never tire of watching this incredible footage.

  2. Swede is so right. At least the third time I have seen this footage this year. Can't get enough.