Meet Sister Rosetta Tharpe, one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Her flamboyance, skill, and showmanship on the newly electrified guitar played a vital role in the conception of Rock & Roll as a genre of music.
Many music historians consider her the inventor of Rock and Roll, as she had her first musical hit in 1938. She was much admired for her singing and guitar playing by musicians from Elvis Presley to Bob Dylan.
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