We were shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of American soul and funk singer Sharon Jones.
After a continued battle with pancreatic cancer, she succumbed to the disease at the young age of 60.
An official release from her press team read as follows:
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.
Additional memorial details will follow soon.
Her music brought joy and happiness to millions, and continue to do so for years and years to come.
We would like to take a moment and shine a light on some of her amazing work. Listening to her music is honestly the only way we can cope with this tragic news; celebrate the beauty she brought to the world.
Stranger To My Happiness
100 Days, 100 Nights
I’m Still Here
It Hurts To Be Alone
Sharon, we miss you!
Thank you for all you have brought to our lives.