The Pointer Sisters
Returned to their jazz roots for the Ain't Misbehavin' tour.
Entertained troops in the Persian Gulf alongside Bob Hope.
Released their biggest selling album to date, Break Out, featuring singles like "Automatic" and "Jump (For My Love)."
Bonnie Pointer left the group to nurture a solo career.
Released their thrid album Steppin', to major acclaim.
Performed on national television on "The Helen Reddy Show," joining Reddy on the song "Showbiz."
Released their second album, That's a Plenty, which continued with the jazz and be-bop influences of their previous record.
Released their self-titled debut.
Signed to Blue Thumb Records.
Recorded the song "Pinball Number Count" which was featured on "Sesame Street."
Known for such albums as "Break Out"
Popular songs include "I'm So Excited" and "Jump".
Though the sisters' religious parents encouraged them to listen to gospel music during their youths, they were forbidden to listen to rock, blues, or R&B, as this was described as "the devil's music."
First began performing under the name "Pointers, a Pair" in the late-'60s Before Anita and Ruth had joined sisters June and Bonnie Pointer.
Signed to Atlantic Records early in their career, but with little to no success.