Regina Schilling

HEY LADY: Issue #5 Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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HEY LADY is a collaborative quarterly, compiled by Regina Schilling in Olympia, WASH. Each issue features one inspiring woman, drawn by an assortment of different artists from around the world.

Issue 5 is on Sister Rosetta Tharpe who was was an American musician who invented rock and roll music. Her revolutionary guitar playing pre-dated many reputable legends that she first handedly inspired. Beginning her life in Cotton Plant, Arkansas singing in gospel choirs, she traveled all over America for her religious beliefs. Tharpe wound up performing in Chicago and New York, playing in nightclubs and steadily gained recogntion. A PBS American Masters documentary about her life is an incredible collection of performances and details about her accomplished and passionate life.

At 58, full-color pages, this is the BIGGEST Hey Lady yet! This book is staple bound, measures 12.5 x 9.5 cm and comes with a jumbo button attached to the front cover.