Sunday Morning Video: Blues and Gospel Train 1964

Dr A and I just watched the American Masters profile of gospel singer/rock pioneer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe. It turns out that Sister Rosetta and a bunch of other Yanks including Muddy Waters did a kinda goody show on British teevee in 1964. I’d never heard of it before, so my leg is all tingly, Tweety style. It was filmed in a train station in Manchester. Here it is:

2 thoughts on “Sunday Morning Video: Blues and Gospel Train 1964

  1. blue cheddar says:

    Truly wonderful. Thank you.

  2. This is great, Adrastos. What a trip. I’ve been in the Manchester train station several times. Europeans probably appreciate American blues and Gospel more than Americans, especially the English.

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