Music Birthday: Ruth Pointer

🔊🥳Today, March 19, 1946, Ruth Esther Pointer was born in Oakland, California. Together with the Pointer Sisters in 1994, Pointer received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 20 years earlier, in 1974, two albums by the Pointer Sisters earned gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America: “The Pointer Sisters“ (2/7/74), andContinue reading “Music Birthday: Ruth Pointer”

Music Birthday: June Pointer

🔊🎉Today, November 30, 1953, June Antoinette Pointer was born in Oakland, California. Before passing away of natural causes in April 2006, she helped her sisters score three Grammy’s. The first was in 1974 for ‘Fairytale,’ the others were in 1984 for ‘Jump (For My Love,’ and ‘Automatic.’

HomageCollage: Pointer Sisters, “Black and White”

🔊❤️Today 1981 – “Black & White,” by the Pointer Sisters, was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America – This album was produced by Richard Perry, producer of music by Art Garfunkel, Ringo Starr, Diana Ross, and many more – On the US Billboard 200, “Black & White” peaked at no. 12, andContinue reading “HomageCollage: Pointer Sisters, “Black and White””