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The Godmother of Rock & Roll - Sister Rosetta Tharpe


A long over-due documentary film that tells the story of one of America's most important and influential Rock & Roll trailblazers - the original diva and guitar virtuoso who inspired such acclaimed artists as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Etta James, Johnny Cash and Aretha Franklin. Sister Rosetta is the missing link in the history of Rock & Roll, and this is her story, told for the first time by acclaimed documentary maker Mick Csáky of Antelope Films.

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