Meet Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the trailblazing artist who shaped rock 'n' roll and revolutionized the distorted guitar. Her electrifying performances and powerful voice paved the way for future rock icons. In the 1940s and 1950s, she fearlessly blended gospel, blues, and rhythm and blues, creating a groundbreaking sound. As an African-American woman in a male-dominated industry, she shattered barriers and captivated audiences worldwide with her undeniable talent. Tharpe's mastery of the distorted guitar and contributions to rock 'n' roll cement her legacy as a true pioneer whose influence still resonates today.