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Ruth Pointer

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The Resume

    (March 19, 1946- )
    Member of The Pointer Sisters (1971- )
    Sister of Anita Pointer, Bonnie Pointer and June Pointer
    Released The Pointer Sisters 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 with The Pointer Sisters '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'
    Performed on 'We Are the World' (1985)
    Acted in 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' (1978) and 'Car Wash' (1976)
    Former keypunch operator

Why she might be annoying:

    She grew up in a very religious household, both of her parents were strict ministers.
    She is an alcoholic.
    She abused drugs.
    She had a daughter out of wedlock.
    Her husband is eleven years younger than her.
    She gave birth to twins at age 47.

Why she might not be annoying:

    Her daughter Issa Pointer joined The Pointer Sisters as June's replacement.
    She told Essence magazine her parents forbid many things 'No jewelry, no makeup, no dancing, no movies, and certainly no rock music.'
    She purchased the first rock record for the sisters (Elvis Presley's 'All Shook Up').
    She was the last sister to join the group.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 68 Votes: 42.65% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 29 Votes: 68.97% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 66 Votes: 46.97% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 69.57% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 40 Votes: 52.50% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 92 Votes: 51.09% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 136 Votes: 49.26% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 204 Votes: 60.78% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 41 Votes: 51.22% Annoying