The members of Sister Sledge released their debut single, "Time Will Tell," in 1971 when they were still teenagers, ranging in age from 12 to 16. At the time, they sounded like a female version of The Jackson 5. But their style matured drastically by the time of the release of their first album, 1975's "Circle Of Love."
Members: Kim, Debbie, Joni and Kathy Sledge
Previously Known As: Mrs. Williams' Grandchildren
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Style: R&B, disco, pop
Label: Atlantic Records
Bragging Rights: Will Smith sampled their song "He's The Greatest Dancer" for his hit "Gettin' Giggy Wit It." They also sang "All The Man I Need" which was first recorded by Linda Clifford and later covered by Whitney Houston.
Co-sign: Says Season 9 "American Idol" finalist Michael "Big Mike" Lynche: "'We Are Family' is one of the best songs, most well-known, most requested songs of all time."