Off Topic Messages
Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:29 pm
June Pointer has passed away from cancer. She was 52. RIP. Elvis covered the Pointer Sister's hit Fairytale.
Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:26 am
This is so sad. I really like the Pointer Sisters, especially their Blue Thumb recordings.
Extremely talented women.
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:37 am
Sad news indeed.
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:24 pm
They did some good tunes - very talented group.
Another sad loss
Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:29 pm
That is sad. I figured cancer had to be the cause. It's a shame, she should have been with us so much longer.
The Pointer Sisters made some of the best radio hits of the late 70s and early '80s most notably a great rendition of Springsteen's "Fire" and the ebullient "Jump".
Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:30 pm
Yeah, they did have a certain "something," didn't they? They were quite infectious even when not my cup of tea.
I was pleasantly surprised to see an A.P. obituary mention that the song "Fairytale" was "covered by Elvis Presley."
Yeah, 52...! How sad.