[Video] R.I.P. Joni Sledge Of The Disco Group Sister Sledge

Joni Sledge, who formed Sister Sledge with her three siblings in 1971, was found unresponsive by a friend at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, her publicist said. She had not been ill and the cause of death is unknown. Joni Sledge was 60. Her death was announced on social media on Saturday – a week before the group was due to perform in Los Angeles. Sister Sledge is best known for the disco anthem “We Are Family”. They sang their biggest hit for Pope Francis in 2015. The Sledge sisters came from a family of performers, including an actress mother, a Broadway star for a father and an opera singer for a grandmother. R.I.P. Joni Sledge.

 

 

Image Source: https://www.facebook.com/SisterSledgeOfficial/?fref=ts

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , ,

+ Follow Us

 

+ Upcoming Events

  1. Canadiana: Selections from the Art Bank Collection

    May 11 @ 12:00 pm - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Welcoming Ottawa Week- Immigrant Heritage Walking Tours

    June 18 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 8:30 pm
  3. TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

    June 21 @ 5:00 pm - July 1 @ 11:30 pm
  4. The Salvation Army Annual Golf Classic

    June 25 @ 7:30 pm
  5. Play it Forward for Wishes

    July 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

+ On-Air & Shows