Sister Rosetta Tharpe

The Original Soul Sister

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This four-disc box set from Proper assembles all four original volumes they issued separately with a detailed booklet of notes. Those titles -- This Train, Rock Me, Singing in My Soul, and Shout Sister Shout -- document Sister Rosetta Tharpe's Decca recordings from the late '30s through WWII. Assembled like this, they provide a nearly exhaustive portrait of Tharpe's guitar artistry, her songwriting, and her amazingly large voice. Essential.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:36 Spotify
2 2:35
3 3:02
4 2:35
5 2:55
6 2:42 Spotify
7 2:54
8 2:50 Spotify
9 3:10
10 2:48
11 3:08
12 2:22
13 2:26
14 2:53 Spotify
15 2:34 Spotify
16 2:55 Spotify
17 2:32
18 2:51 Spotify
19 2:50
20 2:43 Spotify

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:39
2 2:47
3 2:56
4 2:34 Spotify
5 2:34
6 2:38 Spotify
7 2:55
8
2:38
9 3:08
10 2:38 Spotify
11 2:33
12 2:56
13 2:42
14 2:53 Spotify
15 2:57
16 2:27
17 2:58
18
2:56
19 2:51 Spotify
20 3:00

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:57
2 3:12
3 2:50 Spotify
4
2:58
5 2:39
6 2:45
7 2:43 Spotify
8
2:42
9 2:42
10 2:33 Spotify
11 3:13
12 2:48
13 2:47
14 2:43
15 3:16
16 2:55
17
2:27
18 2:53
19 2:41
20 2:31
21 3:16
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