Death of Singer Joni Sledge, Singer of “We are family”

Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge has died aged 60

This is one of the best songs of dance floors: “We are family”. The disco song was performed by four sisters, Sister Sledge. One of them, Joni Sledge, died on Friday in Phoenix, United States.

Joni Sledge was 60 years old. With her sisters Kim, Debbie and Kathy, the singer had a huge success in 1979 with the song “We are family”  :

Joni Sledge was found dead at his home in Phoenix Friday. She died in circumstances which have not been specified. She was not sick before.

His family has formalized its death via Facebook and Twitter:

The group Sister Sledge was always active, even if the peak of his success took place in the years of the 70’s and 80’s. A European tour was even for spring and summer.

Sisters Joni and Debbie, Kathy and Kim, two daughters of the artists grew up in Philadelphia and had made a reputation by singing R & B in the 1970s.

As a party

But it was in 1979 that they truly are successful with “We Are Family” , written by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards became major figures of disco madness with their group Chic.

Joni Sledge had given last year to the British newspaper The Guardian that she and her sisters before considering this success to change course and begin studying law.

“Save We Are Family was like a party, we danced and had fun in the studio” , she told.

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