Bonnie Pointer, generally known as one of the unique Pointer Sisters, has died, Fox Information confirmed Monday. She was 69.
Her trigger of loss of life was cardiac arrest, in keeping with publicist Roger Neal.
“It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of The Pointer Sisters that my sister, Bonnie died this morning,” sister Anita Pointer mentioned. “Our family is devastated, on behalf of my siblings and I and the entire Pointer family, we ask for your prayers at this time.”
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Anita talked about that Bonnie — actual identify Patricia Pointer — was her “best friend,” saying they “never had a fight in our life.”
She continued, “I already miss her and I will see her again one day.”
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Bonnie and her sisters achieved fame within the 1970s and ’80s with R&B hits like “I”m So Excited” and “Bounce (For My Love).”
The group additionally ventured into nation music with their music “Fairytale” and they turned the primary African-American group to carry out at the Grand Ole Opry, in keeping with the discharge.
Bonnie Pointer additionally pursued a solo profession, most notably producing the disco hit “Heaven Must Have Sent You.”
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Bonnie’s final recording was the music “Feels like June” with Anita in tribute to their late sister, June.
The Pointer Sisters have received three Grammys and earned 10 nominations.