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Sing Sister Sing


Download links and information about Sing Sister Sing by Sister Rosetta Tharpe. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Country genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 01:09:02 minutes.

Artist: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Release date: 2003
Genre: Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Country
Tracks: 18
Duration: 01:09:02
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No. Title Length
1. Precious Lord 4:59
2. Peace In the Valley 5:30
3. Didn't It Rain 2:44
4. The Gospel Train 5:07
5. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child 3:37
6. He's Got the Whole World In His Hands 1:52
7. Can't No Grave Hold On My Body Down 3:17
8. Mansions In the Sky 4:54
9. Is Everybody Happy 3:21
10. Vacation In the Sky 5:24
11. Two Little Fishes, Five Loaves of Bread 5:00
12. Can't Sit Down 1:47
13. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen 4:50
14. Jonah In the Whale 3:47
15. Travelin' Shoes 1:41
16. That's All 3:31
17. Go Ahead 4:33
18. Down By the Riverside 3:08



With a voice capable of shifting from hushed intimacy to roof-raising power and a guitar style that merged country blues with jazz, Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a completely unique performer. Primarily a gospel artist, she recognized no difference between the sacred and the personal, singing spirituals with a blues feeling and attacking the blues with gospel fervor. She was instrumental in moving gospel out of the churches and into the clubs and concert halls in the 1930s and 1940s, single-handedly creating the concept of pop-gospel. This collection is drawn from concerts she did in Europe in 1960, and features Tharpe solo, accompanied only by her electric guitar. Highlights include versions of two of her signature tunes, "That's All," originally recorded for Decca Records in 1938, and "Down by the Riverside," released by Decca in 1948. Her arrangement of "Didn't It Rain" is particularly powerful, driven by jazzy swing rhythms on the guitar, and she even strays into near-rockabilly territory with "Can't Sit Down." Sing Sister Sing provides an intimate introduction to this unique artist, whose innovative synthesis of gospel, blues, and jazz is still woefully underappreciated.