The legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe performed an incredible rendition of “Didn’t It Rain?” during a live 1964 performance at the defunct Wilbraham Road station in Whalley Range, Manchester, England.
Singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe performing her song “Didn’t It Rain” Live in 1964.
The show was part of the European leg of the Blues and Gospel Tour for Granada Television. Also performing that night was Muddy Waters, with “You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had”.
Here’s the entire show, which featured other blues greats such as Sonny Terry, Brownie McGee, Champion Jack Dupree, Big Walter Hopkins, Cousin Joe, and more.
In 1964 Granada Television filmed appearances by Muddy Waters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Cousin Joe Pleasant, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee at a disused railway station in Manchester England.