Marie and Rosetta chronicles Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s journey with young gospel singer Marie Knight, whom she recruited away from Mahalia Jackson. Despite Jim Crow laws standing in their way, Marie and Rosetta broke new ground with their music and their relationship.
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