Top Tune of the Week

Week of November 22, 2010

Sam Phillips - Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us

This week’s tune is Sam Phillips’ stunning “Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us”… many will know this song as one of the musical centerpieces from the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum Robert Plant/Alison Krauss disc “Raising Sand”. Featured here is Sam’s haunting original from her 2008 Nonesuch release “Don’t Do Anything”

Check out a video of Sam performing her version on NPR HERE
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss’ version can be heard HERE
“Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us” lyrics HERE
Sam’s website is

“Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us” is published by Eden Bridge Music (ASCAP), administered by Some Kind of Music LLC, A Notable Music company

Contact & Licensing info: Master controlled by Warner Music Group (Sam Phillips)
Master controlled by Concord Music Group (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss)
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