Sharon Jones

Sharon Jones of the Dap-Kings may have found fame late in life but for her fans, it was right on time. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Jones was born May 4, 1956 in Augusta, Ga., the youngest of six children. Her mother was a childhood friend of the late Godfather of […]

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A big-voiced soul singer who performed with high energy onstage has died in New York after battling pancreatic cancer. Sharon Jones was 60. Her representative Judy Miller Silverman says she died Friday at a Cooperstown hospital surrounded by her band, the Dap-Kings. Silverman says in a statement, “Thank you for your […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Soul singer Sharon Jones has cancer and has canceled plans for an album and tour in 2013. A Monday news release says Jones has stage-one bile duct cancer and needs immediate surgery. Jones and her band, the Dap-Kings, had planned to release “Give the People What They Want” on Aug. 6 […]