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Product Image Hey Lady Quarterly: Issue 5: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Hey Lady Quarterly: Issue 5: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

HEY LADY is a feminist collaborative art quarterly featuring one woman per issue. 

Issue 5 is on Sister Rosetta Tharpe who was was an American musician who invented rock and roll music. Her revolutionary guitar playing pre-dated many reputable legends that she first handedly inspired. Beginning her life in Cotton Plant, Arkansas singing in gospel choirs, she traveled all over America for her religious beliefs. Tharpe wound up performing in Chicago and New York, playing in nightclubs and steadily gained recogntion. A ‘PBS American Masters’ documentary about her life is an incredible collection of performances and details about her accomplished and passionate life.

Paperback, Staple Bound, Full Color, 58 pages, 3.7 inches x 4.9 inches, 2016.




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