EDICIóN GENERAL

Sister Rosetta, la olvidada inventora del rock & roll

#4 En realidad hablamos de finales de los 50 y principios de los 60.
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In the mid-1920s, Tharpe and her mother settled in Chicago, Illinois, where they performed religious concerts at the COGIC church on 40th Street, occasionally traveling to perform at church conventions throughout the country. Tharpe developed considerable fame as a musical prodigy, standing out in an era when prominent black female guitarists were rare.[17] In 1934, at age 19, she married Thomas Thorpe, a COGIC preacher, who accompanied her and her mother on many of their tours.


On October 31, 1938, aged 23, Tharpe recorded for the first time [..]

Realmente, se tiró toda su vida cantando. Las grabaciones empezaron en el '38.

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