Friday night video jukebox: Didn’t it? You know it did!

From 1965, the glorious Sister Rosetta Tharpe in a live performance in Manchester, England. Few performers have influenced such a wide and varied swath of musicians— Elvis, Little Richard, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, to name just a handful. A musical prodigy, Tharpe began playing guitar at the age of six in 1927 and didn’t stop till shortly before her death in 1973.


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