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my journey in learning to play a $3 guitar................ i first found a nylon guitar case for $2 at flea market;;;;;; next day i found a Marquis Harmony quitar for $3..only 5 strings..lol..good enough try learn to play on..lol

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe – gospel music’s first superstar, the godmother of rock and roll, “the original soul sister,” reconstructionist – waiting for The Blues Train in Chorlton, 1963.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe waiting for The Blues Train in Chorlton, 1964.

Manchester, Television and the City: Ghosts of Winter Hill by Phil Griffin, Urbis.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe introduced the spiritual passion of her gospel music into the secular world of rock ’n’ roll, inspiring some of its greatest stars, including Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe got rock rolling long before Elvis

The late, great Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a one-of-a-kind pioneer of 20th-century American music.

Black Then | Peggy Jones, The First African-American Female Rock Guitarist

Black Then

#Peggy Jones, also known as “#Lady Bo” purchased her first guitar in 1955 at the age of 15. Jones grew up in the Sugar Hill section of Harlem, and attended the High School of Performing Arts where she studied tap and ballet dance and trained in opera. She is often referred to as the “#Queen Mother of Guitar. She is known for becoming one ...

These Millennials Are Shaking Up the Jazz World

Thanks to the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Trombone Shorty, and Cécile McLorin Salvant, jazz has found a new rhythm.

The Gospel Singer Who Became the Godmother of Rock 'n' Roll

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Gospel Singer Who Became the Godmother of Rock 'n' Roll

The Gospel Singer Who Became the Godmother of Rock 'n' Roll

Esperanza Spalding, NYC 2011 by Jimmy Katz. This photo is for sale, size 40x60 cm, signed, edition 1. Only one print made for the North Sea Jazz Festival 2014. Still for sale!!! musicinspiredart@gmail.com

Esperanza Spalding, NYC 2011 by Jimmy Katz. This photo is for sale, size 40x60 cm, signed, edition 1. Only one print made for the North Sea Jazz Festival 2014. Still for sale!!! musicinspiredart@gmail.com

theoddjacket: “ Willa Mae Buckner. Blues woman, burlesque dancer, snake charmer. ”

Black Women in History

theoddjacket: “ Willa Mae Buckner. Blues woman, burlesque dancer, snake charmer. ”

Jessie Mae Hemphill (October 18, 1923 – July 22, 2006) was an American electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist specializing in the North Mississippi hill country blues traditions of her family and regional heritage. Photo: Eyd Kazery.

Jessie Mae Hemphill (October 18, 1923 – July 22, 2006) was an American electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist specializing in the North Mississippi hill country blues traditions of her family and regional heritage. Photo: Eyd Kazery.

Via Esperanza Spalding  · July 11  Esperanza Spalding Radio Music Society European Summer Tour 2013. ‪#‎Gruvillage2013‬ #Bella      ©DANIELE SOLAVAGGIONE

Via Esperanza Spalding · July 11 Esperanza Spalding Radio Music Society European Summer Tour 2013. ‪#‎Gruvillage2013‬ #Bella ©DANIELE SOLAVAGGIONE

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Memphis Minnie: Blazed a trail for generations of male blues musicians.

Exposed: 10 Female Guitarists You Should Know

Many of you may be under the impression that there aren’t a lot of female guitarists worthy of a mention on GuitarWorld.com. That is where you are DEAD WRONG! In fact, we have come across so many kickass players, across every genre and era, that we thought we’d give you a tasty tidbit of a few that stand out from the pack.

India Arie Live at Java Jazz Festival 2014

India Arie live at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2014, Sunday March 2nd - D2 Hall JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta Indonesia. Follow her on Twitter : ...