Dyson, Chapter 10

Dyson, Chapter 10 - Chapter 10: Three Divas: Rosetta...

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Chapter 10: Three Divas: Rosetta Tharpe, Clara Ward, and Mahalia Jackson Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Daughter of Holiness evangelist Katie Bell Nubin, born in 1915 - Hit songs include: o Rock Me (1938, remake of Dorsey’s Hide Me in Thy Bosom) o This Train (1939) o Beams of Heaven (1939, Tindley) o Bring Back Those Happy Days (1939, Tindley) o The End of My Journey (1941, Lucie Campbell) o In the Upper Room (1941, composed by Campbell, later recorded by Mahalia Jackson) o There is Something within Me (1941, Tindley) o Shout, Sister, Shout (1941, recorded with Millinder’s swing band) o Four or Five Times (1941, recorded with Millinder’s swing band) o The Lonesome Road (1941, recorded with Millinder’s swing band) o Precious Lord (1942, recorded with Millinder) o Let That Liar Alone (1943, Decca recording) o The Devil Has Thrown Him Down (1943, Decca recording) o I Want to Live so God Can Use Me (1943, Decca recording) o Up Above My Head (1946 recorded with Marie Knight) - She played with:
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MUSI 208 taught by Professor Butler during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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