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Musicians
    (1969- )
    Anita Pointer (January 23, 1948- ) (1969- )
    Bonnie Pointer (July 11, 1951- ) (1969-78)
    June Pointer (November 30, 1953- ) (1969-2000)
    Ruth Pointer (March 19, 1946- ) (1971- )
    Issa Pointer replaced June (2002)
    Daughters of Reverend Elton and Sarah Pointer
    Released Albums 'The Pointer Sisters' (1973), 'That's A Plenty' (1974), 'Live At The Opera House' (1974), 'Steppin'' (1975), 'Havin' A Party' (1977), 'Energy' (1978), 'Priority' (1979), 'Special Things' (1980), 'Black And White' (1981), 'So Excited!' (1982), 'Break Out' (1983), 'Contact' (1985), 'Hot Together' (1986), 'Serious Slammin'' (1988), 'Right Rhythm' (1990) and 'Only Sisters Can Do That' (1993)
    Recorded 'Automatic,' 'Baby Come And Get It,' 'Back in My Arms,' 'Dare Me,' 'Fall In Love Again,' 'Fire,' 'Freedom,' 'Happiness,' 'He's So Shy,' 'I Want Fireworks,' 'I'm So Excited,' 'Insanity,' 'Jump (For My Love),' 'Neutron Dance,' 'Should I Do It,' 'Slow Hand,' 'Twist My Arm' and 'Yes We Can-Can'
    Nominated for 10 Grammys
    Won three Grammys - Best Country Vocal Group for 'Fairytale,' Best Pop Performance by Group or Duo for 'Jump' and Best Vocal Arrangement for 'Automatic'
    Won two American Music Awards: Favorite Black Duo or Group, and Favorite Video by a Black Duo or Group (1985)
    Inducted into the Soul Train Hall of Fame (1994)
    Performed on 'We Are the World' (1985)
    Acted in 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (1978) and 'Car Wash' (1976)
    Both of their parents were ministers.
    Their mother loved June best and made a point of letting them know.
    They were only allowed to sing gospel songs when growing up.
    They are deeply religious and pray every time they go on stage.
    To find fame, they went to Houston, Texas, but ran out of money. They called their mom for help but she said she would only send enough to bring June home (1969).
    They attended a party in their honor and were told to go through the back door, thinking they were the maids.
    The members abused alcohol and drugs.
    June has referred to them as 'the Grandmothers of Rock 'n' Roll!'
    They dressed as men for the video 'Dare Me.'
    Bonnie left the group in 1978.
    Anita and Ruth threw June out of the group citing she missed a number of appearances due to substance abuse. They legally barred her from the group and took control of the name Pointer Sisters.
    Ruth's daughter Issa replaced June.
    They cancelled their 2003 'Here and Now' concert tour citing world tensions.
    Bet you didn't know they have two brothers, Aaron and Fritz.
    Bonnie formed the Pointers-A Pair as a duo with sister June. When Anita joined it was renamed the Pointer Sisters.
    Their parents practiced corporal punishment when they were caught singing songs from the radio.
    They performed on 'We Are The World.'
    They had a country hit 'Chain of Fools' with Clint Black which was nominated for CMA's Best Song of the Year.
    They were the first black female group to perform at the Grand Ole Opry.
    Most of the Grand Ole Opry audience were unaware they were black until they saw them.
    They have a large gay following and have performed at AIDS benefits.
    They recorded 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' for a Special Olympics album.
    They performed for the troops during the Persian Gulf war (1991).
    They performed at the Olympic closing ceremonies in Atlanta Georgia (1996).
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 17 Votes: 64.71% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 11 Votes: 81.82% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 79 Votes: 48.10% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 56 Votes: 33.93% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 51 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 71 Votes: 49.30% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 31 Votes: 64.52% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 94 Votes: 38.30% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 48 Votes: 35.42% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 146 Votes: 47.26% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 221 Votes: 44.34% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 290 Votes: 54.83% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 59 Votes: 35.59% Annoying
 
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