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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

By Halena

What happened on my big day is. I was the first gospel artist to record for a major label and the first to cross to secular music.

I came from Cotton Plant, Arkansas, US. I was born March 20, 1915. My father name is WIllis Atkins and my name is Katie Bell Nubin. My parents cotton pickers.

i was the first gospel artist to record for a major label and the first to cross to secular music.my biggest hit for my music “Strange Things Happening I was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. She gained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings, characterized by a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and electric guitar. i was born March 20, 1915, Cotton Plant, AR. Philadelphia, PA the struggles she went though is, face

my first husband, preacher Tommy Tharpe, was abusive and controlling; her contract with Decca Records may have been restrictive; i had to deal with segregation while touring; and i had romances with both men and women. she was the women who event Rock 'n' roll was bred between the church and the nightclubs in the soul of a queer black woman in the 1940s named Sister Rosetta Tharpe. i got married In 1951, rock & roll pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe married her soon-to-be manager Russell Morrison sister child hood was like Sister Rosetta Nubin was born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas in 1915. Her mother, Katie Harper was a singer, musician and preacher for the Church of God in Christ (COGIC). Tharpe picked up the guitar at age four and by six years old, she had joined her mother on the road in a traveling evangelical act..

By Halena

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