Tributes paid to Sharon Jones

The soul singer has died, aged 60

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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:

The Lustgarten Foundation


James Brown Family Foundation

Little Kids Rock

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.

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