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A Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Shout, Sister


  • 1. Nobody's Fault But Mine - Joan Osborne/The Holmes Brothers
    2. My Journey to the Sky - Maria Muldaur/Bonnie Raitt
    3. Rock Me - Toshi Reagon
    4. Two Little Fishes and Five Loaves of Bread - Odetta/The Holmes Brothers
    5. Strange Things Happening Every Day - Michelle Shocked
    6. This Train - Janis Ian
    7. Shout, Sister, Shout! - Maria Muldaur/Marcia Ball/Angela Strehli/Tracy Nelson
    8. Beams of Heaven - Phoebe Snow/The Holmes Brothers
    9. Precious Memories - Sweet Honey in the Rock
    10. I Want a Tall Skinny Papa - Marcia Ball/Tracy Nelson/Maria Muldaur/Angela Strehli
    11. My Lord and I - Victoria Williams/The Holmes Brothers
    12. Stand by Me - Rory Block
    13. Up Above My Head - Maria Muldaur/Tracy Nelson
    14. Don't Take Everybody to Be Your Friend - Joanna Connor
    15. That's All - Angela Strehli
    16. I Looked Down the Line (And I Wondered) - Maria Muldaur
    17. Didn't It Rain / Down By The Riverside - Marie Knight/Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 50

  • Credits
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    This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files.
    A tribute to pioneering folk-gospel singer and guitarist Sister Rosetta Tharpe, this collection packs a lot of wallop and joy into its 17 tracks, including fine versions of "Nobody's Fault But Mine" by Joan Osborne and the Holmes Brothers, "This Train" by Janis Ian, and "Didn't It Rain" by Marie Knight, all of which were standard pieces in Tharpe's repertoire. Also included here is an audio/video clip of Tharpe herself performing another of her set pieces, the glorious "Down by the Riverside." It's all fun, energetic, and inspiring. ~ Steve Leggett

  • Critic Reviews
    Living Blues (11/03, p.61) - "...This is a fascinating compilation....Let's get an 'amen' for this glamorous axe grinder, who proved - once and for all - that women guitarists can hold their own..."
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