Tributes have been paid to Sharon Jones, the soul singer who died on November 18 aged 60.
An official statement read:
“We are deeply saddened to share the news 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.
“In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following organizations:
Additional memorial details will follow soon.”
Meanwhile, tributes have been paid from fellow musicians including Leon Bridges, Nile Rodgers, Jason Isbell, Okkervil River and Questlove.
Rest In Peace to the beautiful black queen Sharon Jones pic.twitter.com/SUftVhDSYt
— Leon Bridges (@leonbridges) November 19, 2016
#RIPSharonJones – You are incredible and mighty. Condolences to your family.
— Nile Rodgers (@nilerodgers) November 19, 2016
So very sad to hear of Sharon Jones' passing. An incredibly strong person and a magical performer. Heartbreaking.
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) November 19, 2016
Sharon Jones was one of the nicest musicians I ever met and an awe-inspiring talent. Rest In Peace.
— Okkervil River (@okkervilriver) November 19, 2016
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