5/4/1956 - 11/18/2016
R&B Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Sharon Jones
Sharon Jones, the soul and funk singer who fronted Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, died Friday, November 18, 2016, after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to multiple news sources. She was 60.
“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,” said the message on her website. Jones died at a Cooperstown, New York hospital after a lengthy battle with...