Watch Rhiannon Giddens Perform 'Up Above My Head' In Honor Of Rosetta Tharpe

Oct 2, 2019
Originally published on October 9, 2019 6:59 am

Rhiannon Giddens gets the spirit — of fierce rock and roll independence — as she leads the band in a rousing version of the gospel classic "Up Above My Head," made famous by Rosetta Tharpe and Marie Knight in 1947.

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