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Soul-revival Singing Powerhouse Sharon Jones Dies at 60

Sharon Jones, the stout powerhouse who shepherded a soul revival despite not finding stardom until middle age, has died. She was 60. Jones’ representative, Judy Miller Silverman, said Jones died Friday at a Cooperstown, New York, hospital after battling pancreatic cancer. Loved ones and members of her retro-soul band, the Dap-Kings, were among those surrounding her, Silverman said. The story of Jones’ battle with cancer, first diagnosed in 2013, was told in Barbara Kopple’s...

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