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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

The Absolutely Essential 3 Cd Collection



Released: 24th Jun 2016


three discs of one of the best guitarists the world has ever seen, spanning her gospel days all the way through her blues innovations, showcasing her unique style.

Tharpe paved the way for the likes of Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, Sam Cooke and the whole of the Soul movement, whilst influencing many a Rock 'n' Roller along the way, Elvis included.


The Absolutely Essential 3 Cd Collection


CD 1:

  1. The Lonesome Road 
  2. Rock Me 
  3. My Man And I 
  4. Bring Back Those Happy Days 
  5. I Looked Down The Lane (And I Wondered) 
  6. God Don't Like It 
  7. Saviour Don't Pass Me By 
  8. Sit Down 
  9. There Is Something Within Me 
  10. Stand By Me 
  11. Trouble In Mind 
  12. Rock Daniel 
  13. Four Or Five Times 
  14. Shout, Sister, Shout 
  15. That's All 
  16. I'm In His Care 
  17. Nobody's Fault But Mine 
  18. What He Done For Me 
  19. I Want Jesus To Walk Around My Bedside 
  20. All Over This World

CD 2:

  1. Strange Things Happen Every Day 
  2. I Want A Tall Skinny Papa 
  3. Pure Religion 
  4. Let That Liar Alone
  5. The Devil Has Thrown Him Down 
  6. Sleep On Darling Mother 
  7. I Want To Live So God Can Use Me 
  8. What's The News
  9. Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares 
  10. Jesus Taught Me How To Pray 
  11. Forgive Me Lord And Try Me One More Time 
  12. What Is The Soul Of Man? 
  13. Singing In My Soul 
  14. I Claim Jesus First 
  15. Two Little Fishes And Five Loaves Of Bread 
  16. Don't Take Everybody To Be Your Friend 
  17. How Far From God 
  18. When I Move To The Sky
  19. Jesus Is Here To Stay 
  20. Jonah

CD 3:

  1. This Train 
  2. Up Above My Head, I Hear Music In The Air 
  3. Down By The Riverside 
  4. Precious Memories 
  5. God's Mighty Hand 
  6. Oh, When I Come To The End Of My Journey 
  7. The Lord Followed Me 
  8. Didn't It Rain 
  9. Stretch Out 
  10. Beams Of Heaven 
  11. My Journey To The Sky 
  12. Teach Me To Be Right 
  13. I Heard My Mother Call My Name 
  14. Heaven Is Not My Home 
  15. Ain't No Grave Hold My Body Down 
  16. Lay Down Your Soul 
  17. Family Prayer 
  18. Jericho 
  19. 99 And A Half Won't Do 
  20. Take My Hand, Precious Lord