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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

  1. profile
    In Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, Yola Becomes Her Own HeroWhat would rock and roll — or all of music — be without its architect Sister Rosetta Tharpe? For starters, no Yola.
  2. primers
    Rock and Roll Starts With Sister Rosetta TharpeA new Elvis biopic attempts to show her legacy. Here’s just a fraction of it.
  3. influences
    Yola Had to Break Music History’s Rules to Make Stand for Myself“I didn’t have, ‘You are exploring the depth of your musical life and being an exponent of extreme music freedom, and we’re totally cool with that.’”
  4. Theater Review: Finding the Story of Marie and RosettaThe proto-rocker gets a jukebox all her own.