Patsy Montana

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Patsy Montana

Born: Ruby (Later Rubye) Blevins October 30, 1908 Beaudry, Arkansas

Died: May 3, 1996 San Jacinto CA

Early Country, Country, Western, Songwriter, Country Singer 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s

Discography:

Recordings
 
Bluebird
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5404 A Montana Plains (aka Patsy Montana)
  5404 B Waltz Of The Hill (aka Patsy Montana)
 
Columbia
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  20201 A I Wanna Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
  20201 B Ridin’ Old Paint
  37602 A Ridin’ Old Paint
  37602 B I Wanna’ Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
 
Conqueror
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  8575 A I Wanna Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart
  8575 B Ridin’ Old Paint
  8630 A The She Buckaroo
  8630 B Sweetheart Of The Saddle
  8654 A Give Me A Home In Montana
  8654 B Wheel Of Wagon Is Broken
  8709 A Gold Coast Express
  8709 B Woman’s Answer To Nobody’s Darling
  8744 A I’m An Old Cowhand
  8744 B Echoes From The Hills
  8827 A Chuck Wagon Blues
  8827 B Goin’ Back To Old Montana
  8853 A I’ve Found My Cowboy Sweetheart
  8853 B A Cowboy Honeymoon
  8887 A There’s a Ranch In The Sky
  8887 B Ridin’ The Sunset Trail
  8893 A I Only Want A Buddy Not a Sweetheart
  8893 B Pride Of The Prairie
  8979 A Little Rose Of The Prairie
  8979 B My Dear Old Arizona Home
  8980 A Out On The Lone Prairie
  8980 B Someone To Go Home To
  8981 A Little Sweetheart Of The Ozarks
  8981 B Shine On, Rocky Mountain Moonlight
  9003 A Rodeo Sweetheart
  9003 B Waltz Of The Hills
 
Decca
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5947 A I’ll Be Waiting For You (w/Her Pardners)
  5947 B Shy Ann From Cheyenne (w/Her Pardners)
  5956 A I’ll Keep Wishing For You (w/Her Pardners)
  5956 B I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart (w/Her Pardners)
  5972 A Sunny San Antone (w/Her Pardners)
  5972 B I’m Gonna Have A Cowboy’s Wedding (w/Her Pardners)
  6024 A Gallopin To Gallup
  6024 B Blanket Me With Western Skies
  6032 A Deep In The Heart Of Texas
  6032 B I’ll Wait For You
  6101 A Smile And Drive Your Blues Away (w/Her Pardners)
  6101 B Good Night Soldier (w/Her Pardners)
 
Montgomery Ward
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  4322 A When The Flowers Of Montana Were Blooming
  4322 B I Love My Daddy Too
  4484 A Montana Plains (Vp.Montana)
  4484 B Waltz Of The Hill (Vpm)
 
OKeh
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  03010 A I Wanna Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
  03010 B Ridin’ Old Paint
 
RCA Victor
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  20-2686 A If I Could Only Learn To Yodel
  20-2686 B Slap ‘Er Down Again, Paw
  20-2899 A Mama Never Said A Word About Love (w/Her Buckaroos)
  20-2899 B Little Old Rag Doll (w/Her Buckaroos)
 
Vocalion
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5081 B I’m Goin West To Texas
  5426 A Leanin’ On The Ole Top Rail
 
Presta
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  1007 A Goodnight Soldier
  1007 B Steppin’ Out

Prague Frank’s Country Discographies:

http://countrydiscography.blogspot.com/2012/09/patsy-montana.html

Honking Duck:

http://www.honkingduck.com/discography/artist/patsy_montana_prairie_ramblers

http://www.honkingduck.com/discography/artist/patsy_montana_ruby_blevins_

http://www.honkingduck.com/discography/artist/patsy_montana_and_the_prairie_ramblers

Slip Cue:

http://www.slipcue.com/music/country/countryartists/montana_patsy_01.html

Books:

Patsy Montana: The Cowboy Sweetheart: – Montana, P., & Frost, J. (2002). Patsy Montana: The cowboy’s sweetheart. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland.

http://www.worldcat.org/title/patsy-montana-the-cowboys-sweetheart/oclc/48376215&referer=brief_results

http://books.google.com/books/about/Patsy_Montana.html?id=Qd_HkaVAWzMC

http://books.google.com/books?id=Qd_HkaVAWzMC&pg=PA142&lpg=PA142&dq=patsy+montana&source=bl&ots=6Se9Yuvx2I&sig=GdVuCcIpBSWXU0jM-srse8mjT-I&hl=en&sa=X&ei=SVcjU4H_Gs_hoASrrIKIBA&ved=0CFUQ6AEwBjge#v=onepage&q=patsy%20montana&f=false

Basic Music Library page:

http://books.google.com/books?id=wE-rTkmqUQwC&pg=PA425&lpg=PA425&dq=patsy+montana&source=bl&ots=TE8SsK560i&sig=V4MFDXJutsks-pH_gi-gVhaG65g&hl=en&sa=X&ei=3pgoU7yzMs3ioAT28YHgDg&ved=0CGUQ6AEwCDg8#v=onepage&q=patsy%20montana&f=false

Our Own Sweet Sounds page:

http://books.google.com/books?id=TRFe-4vC76AC&pg=PA35&lpg=PA35&dq=patsy+montana&source=bl&ots=4Cfv_uBcvm&sig=G3fRSOOtXGIdO56FhsyToTE0GjE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vqMoU7uXFcaHogTUvYG4BA&ved=0CD4Q6AEwAzi0AQ#v=onepage&q=patsy%20montana&f=false

Catch that Rockabilly Fever page:

http://books.google.com/books?id=rpfbmvfBdzIC&pg=PA65&lpg=PA65&dq=patsy+montana&source=bl&ots=BbUW8v2N0E&sig=CItJ1YgIQOa06Cn4aGTy48EwXp8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vqMoU7uXFcaHogTUvYG4BA&ved=0CEEQ6AEwBDi0AQ#v=onepage&q=patsy%20montana&f=false

Videos:

Jango:

http://www.jango.com/music/Patsy+Montana+The+Prairie+Ramblers?l=0

MaskPedia:

http://www.mashpedia.com/Patsy_Montana

Music Tonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Patsy+Montana+#v=TlcTVp-xrRw

Hayloft Gang Trailer PBS:

http://www.pbs.org/program/hayloft-gang/

Deregaldo:

http://www.deregalo.fm/descargar/patsy-montana-the-prairie-ramblers-video-1.html

Bing Videos:

http://explicit.bing.net/videos/?q=Patsy+Montana

Colorado Sunset Full Move 1939: Patsy as Patsy – I Want to Be a Cowboy Sweetheart @ 12:00

The Chime Bells Ring – Soundie 1944:

https://archive.org/details/0810_Unid_Soundie_Yodeling_Number_Chime_Bells_are_Ringing_Juvenile_J_04_43_54_00

Old American Barn Dance 1953: Mexacali Rose @ 17:00

Old American Barn Dance 1953: She Buckaroo @ 6:55, It is No Secret @19:22

Old American Barn Dance 1953: Give Me A Home in Old Montana @ 18:00

1984 Interview:

Bios:

Wikipedia;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patsy_Montana

Country Music Hall of Fame:

http://countrymusichalloffame.org/full-list-of-inductees/view/patsy-montana

http://www.cmt.com/artists/patsy-montana/biography/

Encyclopedia.com:

http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3495600050.html

Rockabilly Hall of Fame:

http://www.talentondisplay.com/PatsyMontana.html

Hillbilly Music:

http://www.hillbilly-music.com/artists/story/index.php?id=10994

Encyclopedia of Arkansas:

http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=1718

Oldies:

http://www.oldies.com/artist-biography/Patsy-Montana.html

The Music Barn:

http://www.countrymusictreasures.com/html/patsy_montana.html

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/eb8f96cc-ecaa-4f6a-9224-0c828f772347

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/76f3a33f-955c-478e-ba3b-dee6d6f9c11e

Musician Guide:

http://www.musicianguide.com/biographies/1608003359/Patsy-Montana.html

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/801125-Patsy-Montana

http://www.discogs.com/artist/1421883-Patsy-Montana-And-The-Prairie-Ramblers

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/patsy-montana-mn0000015122/biography

Last.fm

http://www.last.fm/music/Patsy+Montana

http://www.last.fm/music/Patsy+Montana+&+The+Prairie+Ramblers

Oral History w Patsy: – available at sfpl?

http://www.worldcat.org/title/oral-history-interview-with-patsy-montana-1984-june-9/oclc/58841063

Around the Web:

Cowgirls.com:

http://www.cowgirls.com/dream/cowgals/montana.htm

My Kind of Country:

http://mykindofcountry.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/country-heritage-patsy-montana/

Field Trip South:

http://blogs.lib.unc.edu/sfc/index.php/tag/patsy-montana/

Rooms of our Own:

http://gerisroom.wordpress.com/tag/patsy-montana/

Tabby Cat Music Archives:

http://tabbycatmusicarchives.com/singcowboydog/patmontana/patsymontana.htm

Both Kinds of Music:

http://bothkindsofmusic.com/post/227024779/patsy-montana

Honky Tonk Women:

http://www.honkytonks.org/showpages/honkytonkwomen.htm

The Rockin Gypsy: – Radio Show Out Take:

http://therockingipsy.blogspot.com/2010/05/patsy-montana-radio-show-outtake.html

Country Universe:

http://www.countryuniverse.net/2008/05/25/100-greatest-women-42-patsy-montana/

Country Music Stars:

http://datcom7.com/lpatsy-montana-countrystar.html

Dixie Archive:

http://dixiearchive.blogspot.com/2011/08/patsy-montana.html

Hey o Hey:

http://heyohey.com/ct_music/artist/Patsy%20Montana

The Women of Southern Songbirds:

http://www.well.com/~rachel/songbirds/patsy.html

Ronnie Farley:

http://ronniefarley.com/portfolio/patsy-montana

Don’t Fence Me In:

http://dontfenceme.blogspot.com/2014/03/patsy-montana-rose-of-oklahoma.html

Country Music’s Finest:

http://www.countrymusicfinest.com/ruby-rose-blevins-patsy-montana/

Geezer Music Club:

http://geezermusicclub.wordpress.com/2010/09/17/patsy-montana-did-it-first/

Ask Mr. Music:

http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/mr-music/Ask-Mr-Music-61.html

Female Performers in Country Music:

http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=32089

Chicago Reader Article:

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/music-notes-the-return-of-patsy-montana/Content?oid=873351

Musical Quarterly Article:

http://mq.oxfordjournals.org/content/95/2-3/207.short?rss=1

NYT Obituary:

http://www.nytimes.com/1996/05/07/arts/patsy-montana-81-a-pioneer-in-country-music-in-the-1930-s.html

Independent Obituary:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-patsy-montana-1348776.html

Rounder Records:

http://www.rounder.com/artists/patsy-montana

IMBD:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0598937/

Pic Search:

http://www.picsearch.com/Patsy-Montana-pictures.html

Music Bloodline:

http://musicbloodline.info/artist/MN0000015122/spotify

http://musicbloodline.info/artist/MN0000747211/spotify

NNDB:

http://www.nndb.com/people/282/000163790/

Famous Birthdays:

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/patsy-montana.html

Google Play:

https://play.google.com/store/music/artist/Patsy_Montana?id=Avwq6tqr4n7pkptxwe6iwyhbc6y

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/search/patsy+montana

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patsy-Montana/91365478067

Find a Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10989

Songs:

8tracks:

http://8tracks.com/explore/songs/Patsy_Montana

http://8tracks.com/explore/songs/Patsy_Montana_%26_The_Prairie_Ramblers

When the Flowers of Montana are Blooming 1932:

Homesick for my Old Cabin 1933:

Montana Plains 1933:

The Home Corral 1933:

Gold Coast Express 1935:

I Want to be a Cowboy Sweetheart 1935:

Ridin’ Old Paint 1935:

Old Black Mountain Trail 1935:

The She Buckaroo 1936:

Woman’s Answer to Nobody’s Darlin 1936:

Blazin’ the Trail 1936:

Out on the Lone Prairie 1937:

I Only Want a Buddy not a Sweetheart 1937:

Pride of the Prairie 1937:

Waltz of the Hills 1938:

Cowboy Rhythm 1938:

That’s Where the West Begins 1938:

The Moon Hangs Low on The Ohio 1939:

Back on Montana Plains 1939:

Transcriptions 1941 – All Transcriptions Recorded in 1941 Patsy Montana with GUITAR only…Track Listing: 1. How I Love Those Saddle Songs……2. Round-Up in Cheyenne……3. Old Pal Of My Saddle Days……4. Sing Me A Cowboy Song……5. There’s A Love Knot In My Lariat……6. Daddy And Home……7. Mexacali Rose……8. Hillbilly Wedding In June……9. Happy Joe……10. Softly And Tenderly……11. Utah Trail……12. It Makes No Difference Now…..

I’m Gonna Have a Cowboy Wedding 1941:

Shy Ann From old Cheyenne 1941:

Sunny San Antoine 1941:

I’ll Keep Wishin’ For You 1941:

Blanket Me with Western Skies 1941:

I’ll Wait for You 1942:

Deep in the Heart of Texas 1942:

Radio Transcriptions 1945 – From Radio Transcriptions Circa 1945….Track No.1…Those Two Little Kids Of Mine…(1.40) Track No.2…When I Found You In Montana…(4.06) Track No.3…Yellow Moon Keep Shinin’…(6.42) Track No.4…You Look Just Like Someone I Loved In Texas…(8.47) Track No.5…You’re Gonna Be Sorry..:

I’ve Done the Best I Could 1945:

Keep a Place in Your Heart 1945:

Won’t You Come Back 1945:

If Only I Could Learn to Yodel 1947:

I Didn’t Know the Gun was Loaded 1949:

Yodeling Ghost 1954:

Water Witch Waltz 1954:

16 Pounds 1964:

Wabash Cannonball 1964:

The Last Cowboy Song 1985:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Born Rosetta Nubin : March 20, 1915, Cotton Plant Arkansas

Died: October 9th, 1973, Philadelphia, PA

Gospel, Blues, Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Folk- 30’s,40’s, 50’s, 60’s

Discography:

Record Collection:

http://www.recordconnexion.nl/tharpe.htm

1938-1949:

http://www.recordconnexion.nl/tharpe-1.htm

1950-1959:

http://www.recordconnexion.nl/tharpe-2.htm

1960-1970:

http://www.recordconnexion.nl/tharpe-3.htm

Folk Archive:

http://folkarchive.de/tharpe.html

Honking Duck:

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/sister_rosetta_tharpe

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/sister_rosetta_tharp_and_marie_knight

Videos:

PBS: American Masters:

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/sister-rosetta-tharpe/film-the-godmother-of-rock-roll/2516/

http://video.pbs.org/video/2337391461/

Full Mick Csaky Doc – The Godmother of Rock and Roll:

http://vimeo.com/57467878

Video’s on Network Awesome:

http://networkawesome.com/2013-9-19/collection-sister-rosetta-tharpe

Meta Filter- links to various videos:

http://www.metafilter.com/83456/Sister-Rosetta-Tharpe

MetaCafe:

http://www.metacafe.com/videos_about/sister_rosetta_tharpe/

Vitube:

http://vitube.org/search/6100794/Sister-Rosetta-Tharpe/

Musictonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Rosetta+Tharpe+%26+the+Rosette+gospel+singers+acc.+James+Roots+trio#v=SR2gR6SZC2M

Shout Sister Shout, Lonesome Road, Four or Five Times soundies – w Lucky Millinder 1941:

In the Garden w Delois Barrett Campbell  and Alfred Miller:

Short History including down by the riverside? :

His Eye on the Sparrow 1960:

Old Time Religion 1960:

When the Saints, Up Above My head 1960:

Up Above My Head 1963?:

He’s Mine, Precious Memories, This Train – with Otis Spahn on piano- 1964:

Didn’t it Rain, Trouble in Mind – @ Alexandria Park Station 1964:

Didn’t it Rain, Joshua 1964:

That’s All, Didn’t It Rain – France 1960:

Down By the Riverside 1965:

Gayle Ward on the Legacy of Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2011:

Biographies:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sister_Rosetta_Tharpe

Bio:

http://www.biography.com/people/sister-rosetta-tharpe-17172332

http://www.biography.com/people/sister-rosetta-tharpe-17172332?page=2

http://www.biography.com/people/sister-rosetta-tharpe-17172332?page=3

 Encyclopedia of Arkansas:

http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=1781

Livin Blues:

http://www.livinblues.com/bluesrooms/sisterrosettatharpe.asp

African American Registry:

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/gospel-singer-sister-rosetta-tharpe-had-spiritual-show

Jmar:

http://home.earthlink.net/~jaymar41/rosetta.html

Ebony Society:

http://esperstamps.org/aa51.htm

All About the Blues:

http://www.allaboutbluesmusic.com/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/f5625c87-5a62-4b3b-a375-fe08a71acddc

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Sister+Rosetta+Tharpe

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/sister-rosetta-tharpe-mn0000013511/biography

Last.Fm

http://www.last.fm/music/Sister+Rosetta+Tharpe

My Space:

https://myspace.com/rosettatharpe

Books:

Shout Sister Shout – Gayle Wald 2007:

Wald, G. (2007). Shout, sister, shout!: The untold story of rock-and-roll trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Boston: Beacon Press.

http://www.shoutsistershout.net/

NYT Review:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/18/books/review/Sinagra.t.html?_r=0

Project Muse Repost –  Rosetta Tharpe and Feminist “Un-Forgetting” –  Gayle Wald –

Journal of Women’s History
Volume 21, Number 4, Winter 2009
pp. 157-160 | 10.1353/jowh.0.0102

 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jowh/summary/v021/21.4.wald.html

Around the Web:

2007 Pop Matters Article:

http://www.popmatters.com/feature/sister-rosetta-tharpe-got-rock-rolling-long-before-elvis/

2004, 2009 All Things Considered:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1603597

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=102167126

2004 Ledger article:

http://www.theledger.com/article/20040221/NEWS/402210305

http://www.theledger.com/article/20040221/NEWS/402210305?p=2&tc=pg

http://www.theledger.com/article/20040221/NEWS/402210305?p=3&tc=pg

http://www.theledger.com/article/20040221/NEWS/402210305?p=4&tc=pg

http://www.theledger.com/article/20040221/NEWS/402210305?p=5&tc=pg

Its A Girl Thang:

http://www.p-dub.com/thang/tharpe.html

Tonefiend Blog:

http://tonefiend.com/music/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Premier Guitar:

http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Forgotten_Heroes_Sister_Rosetta_Tharpe

The Reconstructionist Blog:

http://thereconstructionists.org/post/40500146607/when-23-year-old-sister-rosetta-tharpe-march-20

Rosetta Sister’s Blog:

http://rosettasister.wordpress.com/2008/10/31/sister-rosetta-tharpe-my-journey-to-the-sky-2/

Afro Bella:

http://www.afrobella.com/2007/07/02/afrobella-of-the-week-sister-rosetta-tharpe-rock-n-roll-pioneer/

Open Culture Blog:

http://www.openculture.com/2013/04/revisit_the_life_music_of_sister_rosetta_tharpe.html

Black Past:

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/tharpe-sister-rosetta-1915-1973

At the Crossroads Blog:

http://downtothecrossroads.wordpress.com/tag/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Umbra Projekt:

http://vervearcana.ning.com/forum/topics/the-first-rock-musician-sister-rosetta-tharpe-1915-1973-crossing

Hound Blog:

http://thehoundblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

Holy Ghost “Interview”:

http://washermansdog-ajnabi.blogspot.com/2011/04/holy-ghost-interview-with-sister.html

Stupefaction Blog:

http://theworldsamess.blogspot.com/2013/10/movie-of-week-sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

The Jazz Diaspora:

http://lineout.thestranger.com/lineout/archives/2013/09/19/the-jazz-diaspora-the-gospel-soul-of-sister-rosetta-tharpe

Queer Museum:

Influences:

http://browse.feedreader.com/c/Carroll_Bryant/347906558

AfroPunk Blog:

http://www.afropunk.com/profiles/blogs/beyond-sister-rosetta-tharpe-10-badass-female-guitarists-you-must

Dog Possum Blog:

http://dogpossum.org/archives/2008/01/retuning_for_wh.html

Brain Pickings Blog:

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/03/20/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Lost and Sound:

http://lostandsound.wordpress.com/2008/01/15/sister-rosetta-tharpe-biography-about-a-forgotten-gospel-star-and-rock-and-roll-forerunner/

Gospel Flava:

http://www.gospelflava.com/reviews/sisterrosettatharpesoulsister.html

Soul Walking:

http://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Sister%20Rosetta%20Tharpe.html

Soul Closet:

http://soulcloset.blogspot.com/2009/12/sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

Harm 501:

http://harm501.blogspot.com/2009/05/sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

Black Women’s Rhetortic Project:

http://blackwomenrhetproject.org/1st-half/unit-3/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Black Lesbian Elder Project:

Black History Now:

http://blackhistorynow.com/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Black Feminists:

http://www.blackfeminists.org/2013/03/31/inspirational-musician-sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Great but not Forgotten:

http://greatbutforgotten.blogspot.com/2011/06/sister-rosetta-tharpe-music.html

Newsworks:

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/arts-culture/51357-rosetta-tharpe-bridged-sacred-and-secular-music-with-a-wicked-guitar

Abbeyville Blog:

http://www.abbeville.com/blog/?p=810

Yehoodi.com:

http://www.yehoodi.com/comment/175348/happy-birthday-sister-rosetta/

With Good Reason:

http://withgoodreasonradio.org/2013/02/the-gospel-roots-of-rock-and-roll/

Black America Blog:

http://blackamericaweb.com/101954/little-known-black-history-fact-rosetta-tharpe/

Carnival Saloon:

http://carnivalsaloon.blogspot.com/2011/01/sister-rosetta-tharpe-rock-rolls.html

Queens of Noise:

http://queensofnoisezine.wordpress.com/tag/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Shiraz Socialist:

http://shirazsocialist.wordpress.com/2011/01/11/its-sister-rosetta-tharpe-day/

Library Thing:

http://www.librarything.com/tag/Sister+Rosetta+Tharpe

Rock and Roll Joe:

http://www.rnrjoe.com/2012/03/05/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

The Astounding Trickster:

http://chervokas.typepad.com/trickster/2004/11/sister_rosetta_.html

Ameoba Blog:

http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2007/10/all-the-news-that-s-fit-to-sing/strange-things-happening-every-day-sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

Words on Sound:

http://wordsonsound.com/tag/sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Idranis Light Foundation:

http://indranislight.org/2013/09/sister-rosetta-tharpe-thank-you/

People with Voices:

http://peoplewithvoices.com/2011/01/21/review-bbc-4-godmother-of-rock-n-roll-sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Green Pagan:

http://greenpagan.newsvine.com/_news/2013/02/01/16814390-didnt-it-rain-by-sister-rosetta-tharpe

Mango Zine:

http://www.mangozeen.com/2013/03/01/religion/sister-rosetta-tharpe.htm

Today in Women’s History:

http://peoplesworld.org/today-in-women-s-history-singer-rosetta-tharpe-was-born/

2011 Guardian Article:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2011/jan/14/in-praise-sister-rosetta-tharpe

Beacon Broadside:

http://www.beaconbroadside.com/broadside/2008/01/sister-rosetta.html

2004 Christianity Today Article:

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2004/januaryweb-only/shoutsistershout.html

Joy of Sox:

http://joyofsox.blogspot.com/2011/03/sunday-sermon-sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

Willie Simpson Blog:

http://www.williesimpson.com/sister-rosetta-tharpe-up-ahead-my-head-and-documentary

WFMU Blog:

http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2013/09/down-by-the-riverside-with-sister-rosetta-tharpe.html

WXRT Blog:

http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/2013/02/20/sister-rosetta-tharpe-the-godmother-of-rock-roll/

KVRX Blog:

http://www.kvrx.org/blogs/sounds-kvrx/2013/02/22/why-sister-rosetta-tharpe-most-influential-music-artist-ever

Soul Tracks:

http://www.soultracks.com/video-sister-rosetta-tharpe

Mojo Music:

http://www.mojo4music.com/8089/sister-rosetta-tharpe-didnt-rain/

Elvis Information Network:

http://www.elvisinfonet.com/tharpe.html

Friday TV:

http://rogercatlin.com/2013/02/22/friday-tv-rockin-with-sister-rosetta-tharpe/

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/sister-rosetta-tharpe

IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0857093/

Gibson.com:

http://www2.gibson.com/news-lifestyle/features/en-us/rosettatharpe.aspx

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sister-Rosetta-Tharpe/271400986653

Find a Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14947188

Songs:

On Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/details/SisterRosettaTharpeWithTheDependableBoysAndSamPriceTrio-DownByThe

https://archive.org/details/LuckyMillinderOrchRosettaTharpeIWantATallSkinnyPapa1942

Let that Liar Alone 1943:

What is the Soul of Man 1944:

Two little fishes and Five Loaves of Bread 1944:

Dont Take Everybody to Be Your Friend 1946:

Ain’t No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down 1947:

Everybody’s Gonna Have a Wonderful Time 1947:

Ninety nine and a Half Wont Due 1949:

So High – live (at her wedding?)1951:

I Was Healed – w Marie Knight 1950: