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Anita Pointer From The Pointer Sisters Dead At 74

todayJanuary 1, 2023

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Not even a few hours into 2023, we already have to say goodbye to another music legend.

Anita Pointer died at 74, a member of the iconic group The Pointer Sisters, passed away surrounded by family, according to her publicist. The cause of death has not been released.

Anita Pointer was born in Oakland, California, in 1948 and grew up singing in her family’s gospel group.

Along with her sisters Ruth, Bonnie, and June, she formed The Pointer Sisters in the 1970s and quickly gained fame with hit songs such as “Yes We Can Can,” “I’m So Excited,” and “Jump (For My Love).”

The group was known for their high-energy performances and diverse music styles, including pop, R&B, and country.

In addition to her work with The Pointer Sisters, Anita Pointer also released several solo albums and collaborated with other artists. She was a beloved figure in the music industry, and her talent and contributions will not be forgotten.

Anita Pointer is survived by her sisters Ruth, Bonnie, and June, as well as her children and grandchildren. Our thoughts are with her loved ones during this difficult time. The world has lost another true music icon, and she will be greatly missed.

Written by: Slim

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