Recorded by
Tharpe, Sister Rosetta, American, 1915 - 1973
Published by
Decca Records, British, founded 1929
Distributed by
Decca Records, British, founded 1929
vinyl, ink on paper
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
H x W (paper sleeve): 7 1/16 × 7 1/16 in. (18 × 18 cm)
A 45 rpm promotional record album with the songs “Sing and Shout” and “I’m So Glad” recorded by Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The vinyl record (2014.98.3a) has a red label with black text including the label [DECCA] at the top, the song titles and musician at the bottom and [SAMPLE COPY] on the left side and [NOT FOR SALE] on the right. The album has a white paper sleeve (2014.98.3b). Inscribed in a pre-printed label at the top center of the sleeve is [SISTER ROSETTA THARPE] in red ink followed by [DECCA 9-48324 / 18.00 / 10.00] in black ink. In red ink on the right side of the sleeve is [PROMO / 1953]. On the left side is a business card for [Richard's Records] attached. In the bottom left and right corners are attached notes describing the songs "Sing and Shout" and "I'm So Glad."
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
45 rpm records
Gospel (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Mass media
Rock and roll (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gayle Wald
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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