Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll (2011)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll (2011)
Genre: Black Cinema, Documentary, Editor's Choice, History, LGBTQ, Music
Year: 2011
MPAA Rated: NR
Viewer Rating: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

 

Despite not being a household name today, Sister Rosetta Tharpe is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Her flamboyance, skill, and showmanship on the newly electrified guitar played a vital role in the conception of Rock & Roll as a genre of music. Featuring archival performances and using new interviews with fellow musicians, producers, friends, and colleagues, this film tells the story of a talented and determined woman that introduces spiritual passion of her gospel music background into Rock & Roll. Learn more about Sister Rosetta Tharpe, her life story, and lasting artistic legacy.

Watch online for free

Dead movie links? Let us know in the comments, below.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *