Tag: Bob Condren

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s Soul-Rockin’ Gospel

Raised on gospel, this groundbreaking singer and guitarist had a massive impact on rock n roll. Sister Rosetta influenced everyone from Elvis to Keith Richards, Johnny Cash and more. Get to know an American treasure.

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Strike Up The Band: Strings in Rock

Many songs by the Beatles, Elton John, and the Moody Blues would’ve been much different without the deft hand of a skilled arranger. Even the Ramones utilized some strings. But exactly when did “strings” become a “thing” in rock?