Issue 5 of HEY LADY 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.
Art by Madelyne Cummings (left), Anne J. Regan (right).
Printed in full color, staple bound, measuring 12.5 x 9.5 cm, 58 pages with a button attached to the front cover!
Anne J. Regan
Megan Thomas Melly
Andrew Lamb Schultz
Andrew Scott Derby Jr.
Laura Sofia Perez