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July 1, 2011

R&B Singer Shirley Jones

From the R&B program “Session Stage,” Shirley Jones shares stories from her illustrious career, describing how she and her sisters got their start as back-up singers for Diana Ross and other Motown stars, their¬†experiences as The Jones Girls, and Shirley’s solo career.

Video shot by Pruitt Allen. Edited by Sophia Dagher and Harry Kidd.