SHARON JONES PASSES AFTER HEROIC CANCER BATTLE
Sharon Jones who was the lead singer of the soul band Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings passed away on Friday following a battle with pancreatic cancer. She had received treatment including an operation and chemotherapy. The treatment which was successful resulted in the release of the album Give The People What They Want. Unfortunately the cancer returned this past November and was a part of the recent documentary Miss Sharon Jones.
She was surrounded by family and her band the Dap Kings when she passed. She was 60.