Soul Singer Sharon Jones Dies At 60
The Dap-Kings and music lovers have lost a soulful, powerful vocalist this past Friday, November 18th. The 60-year-old singer lost her battle with pancreatic cancer.
According to her website,
We are deeply saddened to announce that Sharon Jones has passed away after a heroic battle against pancreatic cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones, including the Dap-Kings.
Thank you for your prayers and thoughts during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following organizations:
The Lustgarten Foundation
James Brown Family Foundation
Little Kids Rock
Additional memorial details will follow soon.
Jones was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and made the ultimate comeback in 2014 with a Grammy nomination for her album Give the People What They Want.