The Pointer Sisters seek collaboration with R&B hitmakers Pharrell and Timbaland

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In the fourth and ultimate installment of an all-encompassing interview, Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters reveals why she wants to work with Pharrell and Timbaland. Issa Pointer, Anita Pointer, and Ruth are seen backstage and dressed to kill moments before performing on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Georgia. Photography by Jeremy Roberts
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“I want a man with a slow hand, I want a lover with an easy touch, I want somebody who will spend some time, not come and go in a heated rush…”Clockwise from top are real life sisters Anita, June, Ruth, and Bonnie Pointer circa 1976. Image Credit: The Lipstick Alley forum
Click to hear the Pointer Sisters fully embrace dirty, syncopated R&B on “Going Down Slowly,” released as the second single from the “Steppin’” LP. With Ruth Pointer on lead, it should have charted much higher than it did [No. 61 POP, No. 16 R&B, November 1975]. Music + Video Credit: Universal Music Group

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