TIL that “The Godmother of Rock and roll” Sister Rosetta Tharpe, pioneer gospel singer & influential guitarist, held her wedding publicly at a DC’s Griffith Stadium, in front of 25000 paying customers and fans. Though the nuptials were a initially a PR stunt, she stayed up married for 22 yrs.

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