Few musical acts have seen the extreme highs and lows of the Pointer Sisters. From their humble beginnings in West Oakland to the center of the pop music scene, they’ve endured more than 40 years under the harsh heat of the media spotlight. Their music entertained and brought joy to millions of fans around the world, but for Ruth Pointer, the journey wasn’t always a happy one. In Still So Excited!: My Life as a Pointer Sister Ruth opens up for the first time about the troubling stories behind the music, the cocaine-dusted road of fame, and how she finally reached sobriety through a near-death experience.