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Monday, April 4 2011

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Wang Dang Doodle”

“Wang Dang Doodle”, one of the hardest-rocking tracks on Rocking Chair, celebrates extreme, even violent pleasure. Howlin' Wolf sings it with gusto, but he actually hated the song.


Thursday, March 5 2009

Still So Excited: An Interview with Ruth Pointer

From Continental Baths to Car Wash, from the Grand Ole Opry to the Grammys, the Pointer Sisters have blazed many trails in their 35-year career. In a candid interview, Ruth Pointer reveals the story behind one of the most successful female groups of all time.


Wednesday, March 4 2009

The Pointer Sisters - 14 February 2009: Bronx, NY

Words by Christian John Wikane and Pictures by Craig Bailey/Perspective Photo.


Thursday, November 20 2008

Ruth Pointer - 16 November 2008: Hopedale, MA

Words by Christian John Wikane and Pictures by Craig Bailey


Sunday, December 16 2007

The Pointer Sisters: Special Things

Special Things marked the Pointer Sisters' third album with producer Richard Perry, who re-vamped the act after sister Bonnie left to pursue a solo career at Motown in 1978.


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