Bonnie Pointer, founding member of The Pointer Sisters, dead at 69

Bonnie Pointer, one of the establishing individuals from the group The Pointer Sisters, died Monday, as indicated by her sister, Anita Pointer

She was 69.

“Our family is crushed, for the benefit of my kin and I and the whole Pointer family, we request your petitions right now,” Anita Pointer said in an announcement

“Bonnie was my closest companion and we talked each day,” she proceeded. “We never had a battle in our life. I as of now miss her and I will see her again one day.”

Bonnie Pointer died of heart failure, as per her marketing specialist, Roger Neal.

The Pointer Sisters, captured around 1970.

The four Pointer Sisters started singing together over 50 years back in their old neighborhood church in Oakland, California, where their dad served. Bonnie Pointer and her most youthful sister, June, began singing together expertly in 1969. They later enrolled more seasoned sisters Anita and Ruth to go along with them, before appearing their first collection together in 1973.

The group won their first Grammy Award for their hybrid hit, “Fantasy,” in 1974. Bonnie Pointer recorded five collections with her sisters before seeking after a performance profession. She marked with Motown and scored her greatest performance hit with the 1978 disco track, “Paradise Must Have Sent You.”

Pointer discharged three collections with Motown before venturing back a piece from the spotlight, however she despite everything performed occasionally throughout the years.

In her announcement, Anita Pointer credited Bonnie for the accomplishment of their melodic family.

“The Pointer Sisters could never have happened had it not been for Bonnie,” she said.

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