The Pointer Sisters

American family R&B vocal group

The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B girl group. They were founded in 1969 and are based out of Oakland, California who first achieved mainstream success in the 1970s and 1980s. Their genres are bebop, disco, blues, country and rock. The group were a duo when they started, though they became trio, then a quartet in the later years. The Pointer Sisters had their greatest and highest success in the 1980s. They are best known for a song called "I'm So Excited".

The Pointer Sisters
The Pointer Sisters in 1974
The Pointer Sisters in 1974
Background information
OriginOakland, California, United States
GenresR&B, soul, pop, dance, jazz, country, gospel, post-disco
Years active1969–present
LabelsBlue Thumb Records
ABC Records
Planet Records
RCA Records
SBK Records
MembersRuth Pointer
Sadako Pointer
Issa Pointer
Past member(s)Anita Pointer
Bonnie Pointer
June Pointer