The Pointer Sisters

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The Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters in 1974
Background information
Origin Oakland, California, United States
Genres R&B, soul, pop, dance, jazz, country, gospel, post-disco
Years active 1969–present
Labels Blue Thumb Records
ABC Records
Planet Records
RCA Records
Motown
SBK Records
Website thepointersisters.com
Members
Anita Pointer
Ruth Pointer
Sadako Pointer
Issa Pointer
Past members
Bonnie Pointer
June Pointer

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".