Sister ROSETTA Tharpe
Watch famous Gospel Performers
Download the PDF above for a brief gospel history. included also is a video viewing guide. You'll get quickly a simple overview of the music and how it's changed.
Gospel often sounds familiar because it uses other musical styles like jazz, blues, hip-hop, Motown and rock. And those styles have been influenced by gospel.
A few of the videos include:
Sam Cooke – rock and roll and gospel singer.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe -- she played a wild electric guitar – in the 1950s. Elvis loved her picking.
Kim Burrell - she sings today in a style she calls "Jazz -gospel."
History of Gospel
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