…to see that the two original Pointer Sisters here in 2012 (the ones in orange and turquoise) can manage to wear fringed go-go minidresses at their ages. They’re both over sixty, and they seem to have those Tina Turner-esque genes. And boy, they still sound awfully good.
By the way, the purple Pointer is Issa, 35, “the daughter of Pointer Sisters member Ruth Pointer and former Temptations member Dennis Edwards, from their relationship in 1977.” And if you think the audience is a little—ummm—atypical, this was a performance in Utrecht, the Netherlands:
Now let’s go back in time a bit, shall we? Say, thirty-odd years? The night was hot, and so was the song. Note how amazingly un-PC it was, as well as the lack of bras in those days (but they were slender enough to pull it off quite nicely), and the sisters’ exuberant joy in performing. I’m wondering also – could the keyboard player be the same guy in both videos?:
You older folks may remember the sisters’ earlier, retro incarnation. They were always loaded with talent and flair: