The late June Pointer was the youngest member of the Pointer Sisters and sung lead on the group's first single, Don't Try To Take The Fifth, as well as their international smash hits Jump (For My Love), I Need You, He's So Shy, Goldmine, Happiness, Should I Do It and Dare Me. The Pointer Sisters charted numerous classics throughout the seventies and eighties. June Co-write their signature song I'm So Excited with her sisters Anita and Ruth.
BABY SISTER was her first solo album, produced by Richard Perry and was released on his Planet label in 1983 a few months before the Pointer Sisters multi-platinum album Break Out. It is widely known as the album where Perry perfected the R&B/Dance sound that would soon give the Pointer Sisters the biggest hits of their career Automatic and Jump.
The album became an R&B chart hit and spun off the hit single, Ready For Some Action (Co-Produced by Norman Whitfield - R&B#28) as well two popular Motown covers, Don't Mess With Bill and I'm Ready For Love and New Love, True Love, co-written with Anita Pointer. The Pointer Sisters sang back up on four of the album's tracks.
Features a bonus track and interviews with Anita and Ruth Pointer as well as many of the musicians who played on the album. Since June's untimely death in 2006, the Pointer Sisters huge international fan base have been campaigning to get Baby Sister on CD. It is by far one of BBR's most requested albums.
1 Ready For Some Action 5:59
Written-By, Producer - Norman Whitfield
2 I Will Understand 4:32
Written-By - Ben Elliott , Burt Conrad , John Barnes
3 To You, My Love 4:26
Written-By - Tom Bahler
4 New Love, True Love 4:23
Written-By - Anita Pointer , June Pointer , Trevor Lawrence
5 I'm Ready For Love 3:58
Written-By - Holland / Dozier / Holland
6 You Can Do It 4:32
Written-By - Ben Weisman , Evie Sands , Richard Germinaro
7 Always 3:50
Written-By - David Batteau , Moon Calhoun , Scott Shelley
8 My Blues Have Gone 4:25
Written-By - Kim Beacon
9 Don't Mess With Bill 3:07
Written-By - William Robinson
10 Ready For Some Action (Single Version) 3:59
Label : Big Break Records
BBR : 0012
EAN : 5013929031227