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The Pointer Sisters

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Biography

Bonnie, Anita and Ruth Pointer in 1974.

Source: Wikipedia

The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, who achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s. Spanning over four decades, their repertoire has included such diverse genres as pop, disco, jazz, electronic music, bebop, blues, soul, funk, dance, country and rock. The Pointer Sisters have won three Grammy Awards and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994. The group had 13 US top 20 hits between 1973 and 1985.

Fact file

  • Also known as: Pointers, a Pair
  • Origin: Oakland, California, U.S.
  • Genres: R&B, soul, pop, dance, post-disco
  • Years active: 1969–present
  • Labels: Blue Thumb, ABC, Planet, RCA, Motown, SBK, Atlantic
  • Website: thepointersisters.com
  • Members: Ruth PointerIssa PointerSadako Pointer
  • Past members: Anita PointerBonnie PointerJune Pointer (deceased)

Read more about The Pointer Sisters at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

The Pointer Sisters' Bonnie Throws Up Onstage, Keeps Performing 'I'm So Excited'
TMZ, 2019-01-02 15:47:00
Bonnie Pointer lost control, and it doesn't look like she liked it ... but she's a real trooper for powering through a puke and singing her heart out. The Pointer Sisters cofounder was performing at the historic Wattles Mansion in Hollywood…


Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-10-10 19:27:20
Peta Murgatroyd really thought her time was up on this season of Dancing With the Stars. Last week, Murgatroyd and her partner Nick Lachey did what many fans thought was their best routine so far when they danced to The Pointer Sisters' "Jump (For My Love)." While it may have ...

How Ray Charles & The Pointer Sisters Set the Precedent for Beyonce's Country Grammy Campaign
Billboard, 2016-12-13 21:41:05
BeyoncĂ© will be the most nominated artist at the 2017 Grammys, as Lemonade garners nine nods across categories, from pop (“Hold Up”), to...

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