| May 1973|
| R&B, soul, funk, jazz|
| Wally Heider Studios
(San Francisco, California)|
David Rubinson & Friends, Inc.
The Pointer Sisters is the self-titled debut by the Pointer Sisters, released in 1973 on the Blue Thumb label.
The Pointer Sisters (album) Wikipedia
The album yielded the hits "Yes We Can Can" and "Wang Dang Doodle" and became a success based on word of mouth after heralded performances at The Troubadour in Los Angeles and the Helen Reddy Show. The album peaked at number 13 on the Billboard 200 and reached number three on the R&B albums chart and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in February 1974. The album was remastered and issued on CD in 2001 by MCA Records.Anita Pointer, Ruth Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, June Pointer – vocals
Gaylord Birch – drums
Tom Salisbury – piano
Ron McClure – acoustic bass, electric bass
Willie Fulton – electric guitar
Ed Marshall – drums on "Cloudburst" and "Jada"
Rod Ellicott – bass on "River Boulevard"
Norman Landsberg – piano on "Old Songs"
The Hoodoo Rhythm Devils – backing band on "Wang Dang Doodle"
David Rubinson & Friends, Inc. – producer, mix-down engineer
Norman Landsberg – associate producer
Fred Catero, Jeremy Zatkin – recording engineers, mix-down engineers
George Horne – mastering engineer
H. B. Greene – portraiture, design