Additional information about this, Pointer Sisters vinyl art.
Pointer Sisters – The Artist
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California that achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s. Spanning over four decades, their repertoire has included such diverse genres as pop, disco, jazz, electronic music, bebop, blues, soul, funk, dance, country and rock. The Pointer Sisters have won numerous awards, had multiple chart hits and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994. The group had its origins when sisters June and Bonnie Pointer began performing in clubs in 1969 as ‘Pointers, a Pair’. The line-up grew to a trio when sister Anita Pointer joined them. The group achieved its greatest commercial success as a trio during the 1980s consisting of the line-up of June, Ruth, and Anita. There hits included “Jump (For My Love)” (1984). ”Automatic” (1984), ”Fire” (1979),”I’m So Excited” (1984) and the “Neutron Dance” (1985). They are considered as one of the most successful dance artists of all time.
Jump (For My Love) – The Song
‘Jump (For My Love)‘ is a song by American vocal group the Pointer Sisters, released by the Planet label on April 11, 1984 as the third single from their tenth studio album Break Out (1983). Remade as “Jump” (with no subtitle) the song would afford Girls Aloud a 2003-04 international hit. “Jump (For My Love)” was co-written by regular collaborators Marti Sharron, Gary Skardina and Stephen Mitchell. Skardina and Mitchell were responsible for the chord progressions, melody and arrangement while Sharron’s focus was on the lyrics and melody. “Jump (For My Love)” would afford the sisters an international hit. Released prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics, the song’s video featured footage of athletes competing in track and field events, as well as NBA stars Julius Erving and Magic Johnson.
The Three Jumpers – The Shape
This record has been modelled into the silhouette of three figures jumping representing the three Pointer Sisters.
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