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Anita Pointer

voc, bvoc, *1948 US, Oakland, California
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of R&B/Soul and Electronic

Born January 23rd, 1948, in East Oakland, California, Anita is the second oldest member of the Pointer Sisters. Since the group's beginning in 1971, Anita has remained with the group through the present. Anita released a solo album in 1987, "Love For What It Is," which garnered a minor club hit with "More Than A Memory" but her biggest success outside the Pointer Sisters was her 1986 duet with Earl Thomas Conley, "Too Many Times," which went to #1 on Billboard's Country charts, was certified gold and won both Grammy and Country Music Association (CMA) awards for the duo's performance.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • Tamborine
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
Popular Tracks   
Overnight Success on Fire! The Very Best of The Pointer Sisters by The Pointer Sisters
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
The Joint Is Jumpin' on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
Opening: Ain't Misbehavin' / Lookin' Good But Feelin' Bad on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
Take me Home on An All Star Tribute To Cher by Various Artists
Honeysuckle Rose on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
Mean to Me on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
Handful of Keys on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)
Finale: I'm Gonna Sit Right Down a Letter / Two Sleepy People / I've Got My Fingers Crossed / I Can't Give Me Anything But Love / It's a Sin to Tell a Lie / Honeysuckle Rose on Ain't Misbehavin') by National Tour Cast of Ain't Misbehavin' (1995)

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Love For What It IsAnita Pointer1987Album
More Than A MemoryAnita Pointer1987Single
Overnight SuccessAnita Pointer1987Single
Too Many Times / Changes Of LoveEarl Thomas Conley And Anita Pointer1986Single
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