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  Michael Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jackson began a full-fledged solo career in 1979 and formally parted with his siblings in 1987, and has since become the most successful recording artist in Black music history, and one of the most successful solo artists in music history.
Jackson was born the seventh of nine children in Gary, Indiana, to Joseph and Katherine Jackson.
Jackson had suffered the same problem two decades earlier with a woman claiming Michael was a father of one of her fraternal twins, a story from which his memorable hit "Billie Jean" was derived.
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 The Jackson 5 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jackson Five had a number of admirers in their early days, including Sam and Dave, who helped the group secure a spot in the famous Amateur Night competition at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York.
Joseph and the Jackson Five stayed on the floor of Bobby Taylor’s Detroit apartment the night of July 22, while Taylor and Motown executive Suzanne de Passe arranged for the Jackson Five to audition for the label.
The Jackson 5 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999.
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 The Jackson Five   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Jackson tries to get scary on "Threatened" a la "Thriller." He tries to get freaky and over-amped on "2000 Watts" but the metaphor is written badly, and the music adds sound effects instead of intense ensemble playing.
Motown released three Jackson 5 albums in a two year time span (the debut was released in December, 1969), then put out a hits package and two more studio albums before 1972 was over.
Jackson has never moved at the fervid pace that many great rock/pop performers/players have moved when on an inspired roll.
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 The Jackson Five   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Jackson Five was a group of singing brothers from Gary, Indiana.
Randy Jackson replaced his brother Jermaine in 1975.
The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999.
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 The Jackson Five
When it came time to introduce the Jackson Five (Berry Gordy decided on the slight change of name) to the world, Diana Ross did the honours at a Beverly Hills Club, which gave many the false impression that she has something to do with discovering the group.
Jackson's home was raided by police while he was on tour in the Far East and the artist, clearly disturbed, cancelled a number of performances due to dehydration.
Jackson and his three young children were not at the ranch at the time of the search, but were in Las Vegas, where the pop star was filming a video.
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After winning a succession of local talent shows, the Jackson Five got their first full-time gig at the nightclub "Mr Lucky's" where they shared the stage with comics and striptease acts.
Michael Jackson remembered his mother, Katherine, worriedly telling Joe: "This is quite a life for a nine-year-old." But they also performed in other cities such as New York City where they competed in a talent show at the Apollo and won.
The next of the Jackson 5's singles to hit the charts were "ABC" and "The Love You Save" both of which went straight to the top of the charts.
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 Jackson 5 (and solo work)
Since then the other male Jacksons have become a footnote to history (sister Janet is a different story), and Michael has remained the world's premier tabloid target and continued to sell astonishing numbers of records.
The Jackson Five were a singles act from the start, and their debut is a typical Motown pastiche of huge hits - well, only one huge hit this time - and dependable covers.
Jackson's voice is in peak form, without overdosing on annoying mannerisms (but listen out for the hiccups in the title track).
www.warr.org /jacksons.html   (2864 words)

 AllRefer.com - Michael Jackson (Music: Popular And Jazz, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Gary, Ind. As a child in the 1960s and 70s he was the dominant voice and youngest member of the Jackson Five, a pop group that included five brothers.
Offstage Jackson is known for various alleged eccentricities, for his sharp business acumen, and for a physical appearance that has changed radically over the years.
In 1995, Jackson married Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley; she initiated divorce proceedings the following year.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Jackson Five to reunite
Jermaine Jackson also told BBC Three's Liquid News that the brothers were working on an album to be released to coincide with the tour, and that Michael was "absolutely on board".
Jermaine also said the Jackson Five tour would come to the UK because the group's trip to London in 1972 "was the most exciting moment" and one they will never forget.
The Jackson Five were the brainchild of their parents, Joseph and Katherine, and were signed to the legendary Motown label by Berry Gordy in 1969 when Michael was just 10 years old.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/3077043.stm   (363 words)

 Rock On The Net: The Jacksons / Jackson 5
The Jacksons began as a trio of brothers from Gary, Indiana, with just Jermaine, Tito and Jackie calling themselves 'The Jackson Family.' When brothers Michael and Marlon joined, the name was changed to the Jackson 5.
The Jackson 5 renamed themselves 'The Jacksons' after leaving Motown for Epic Records and lawsuits over royalties were filed by both sides, as well as the group finding out that Gordy had patented the groups name and they would be unable to record under it.
The Jacksons were looking to release their next LP of new material in the summer with a possible accompanying tour.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-j/jacksons_main.htm   (1312 words)

 USATODAY.com - Culkin denies Jackson molestation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Jackson, 46, faces 10 felony charges of molesting a 13-year-old boy at Neverland in 2003 and conspiring to hold the child and his family captive to coerce them into TV interviews saying he did nothing wrong.
Jackson said he "understood what was happening" to the star and "wanted to get together," Culkin recalled.
Jackson himself had been a child star with his family musical act, the Jackson Five.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-05-11-culkin-testimony_x.htm   (877 words)

 Jackson Five on Almondnet
The Jackson 5 were an American popular music act, whose repertoire included R&B, soul, funk, and later disco.
The Jackson Five are working on an album and tour which will include Michael, Jermaine Jackson says.
The Jackson Five are to reform for a reunion tour, complete with Michael Jackson, his brother Jermaine has...
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 Rock Parents: THE JACKSON FIVE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Jackson Five, watched over by Joseph and Katherine Jackson, their parents, are: Michael, the lead singer, 13, foreground; and, left to right, Jackie, 20; Marlon, 14; Tito, 17; Jermaine, 16.
The Jackson's' huge new house in Encrino, Calif. is testimony to gold records and sold-out concert engagements: swimming pool and basketball court, minibikes, super clothes, toys and other pleasures.
So the Jackson Five is now an institution with a host of spin-offsÑfan clubs, a magazine, TV productions.
www.life.com /Life/rocknroll/classic/jacksons.html   (339 words)

 A FUNKY Jackson Five Site: Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Boy Bands, Berry Gordy, Tito, Jermaine Jackson, Joseph ...
Whatever you may think of the mass media's depiction of the individual members of the Jackson family over the past 20 years, please DO NOT FORGET that it was the single minded vision of this man that created an entertainment entity that is one of the most important in the history of Black culture.
The Jackson Five became a symbol of what America could be like for Black people as a result of the Civil Rights Revolution.
The Jackson Five's cover of Sly's "Sing a Simple Song" is SUPER FUNKY and song "Can You Remember" (with Micheal on lead) is as badd a slow jam as ANYTHING that was done by Barbara Mason, Brenda and the Tabulations, Ponderosa Twins, Five Stairsteps or comparable groups at the same time.
www.soul-patrol.com /funk/jackson5.htm   (4286 words)

 Michael Jackson Websites
Relationships with Michael Jackson - Analyze your relationships with Michael Jackson - in mathematical terms - for presence and strength of mutual commitment, intimacy, passion, and synergy.
Gold Magazine Michael Jackson Interview - Rare interview in which he talks candidly to Magdalena, the Gold Girl, about fame, the burden of his childhood stardom, his view on the media, and his future in film.
Of course Jackson's odd - but his genius is what matters - Tom Utley in the Telegraph argues that the Martin Bashir documentary missed the point.
www.iq451.com /music/sites/michael-jackson-web.htm   (2061 words)

 The Jackson Five's biography
After the Jackson 5 were again recommended to Gordy by another Motown act - Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers - they were signed to the label in 1969 and left Gary for the glitz of Hollywood to be pampered and polished as a coming major act.
By 1975 when the Jackson 5's contract with Motown had expired, disagreements about artistic freedom had soured the relationship and they signed to Epic under the name The Jacksons (because Motown owned the rights to the name Jackson 5) and Michael also signed as a solo artist.
So, in a sence these first tentative recordings by the Jackson family are the seeds of a whole new generation of fl musicians.
meetthefamily.online.fr /j5bio.htm   (615 words)

 Ask Jeeves Results - Randy Jackson
Randy Jackson is a former record company executive who joins Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul on the panel of judges for the television talent contest American Idol.
Jackson is a music industry insider who has been in the business since the early 1980s, as a performer...
VH1.com : The Jackson 5 : Randy Says 'I'll Be There' For Jacksons...
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 RollingStone.com: The Jackson 5 Music, Biography, Influences, Followers, Related Projects, Contemporaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Jackson 5's likenesses could be found on everything from lunchboxes to dolls to Saturday Morning cartoons.
But by 1974, the machine showed signs of wear and tear: songs weren't charting as highly as they had previously, and demand for Jackson 5 merchandise was drying up.
The Jackson 5 were inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of Fame in 1997.
www.rollingstone.com /artist/bio/_/id/39830   (150 words)

 Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five/Jacksons Photos Page
The Jackson family played a large part in the production of the song, as sister La Toya and brothers Randy, Marlon, and Tito all sang in the chorus, and Michael sang solo.
Jackson Five (finally the photo is correct!) page set up for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Check out the La Toya Jackson Great-Music.net site which has long claimed (since 1996!) to be taking orders for La Toya's "From Nashville to You"/"From Nashville with Love" album (and has a collection of pictures of her, too!).
members.aol.com /valsadie/mjphoto2.htm   (2685 words)

 SloeWyne's Jackson Five Page!
The Jackson 5 win the Annual Talent Search - Gary, IN - 1967 (I think the kid in front of Jackie is Milford Hite, their first drummer - thanks, Katy!).
Jermaine (r) is healing from being accidentally beaned with a baseball bat earlier that week.
"Karen D's Jackson Family Music Site" - A young lady who has spent countless hours researching, linking, collecting and archiving not only the music & stories of the Five, but of all NINE Jacksons - and all 3 T's (Tito's talented trio of sons).
www.geocities.com /SoHo/Studios/7329/JACKSONS.HTML   (581 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Music: The Best of Michael Jackson & the Jackson Five   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
It is as simple as this, if you are a fan of the Jackson 5, then this is a CD that you must have.
A fantastic collection of classic tracks by the legendary Jackson Five, and an early introduction to Michael's solo career.
The Jackson 5 at their best - the early music was raw and definately their best - My favourite track has to be 'I want you back.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000024T0Z   (572 words)

 The Jackson Five!
Michael will always rule, but it was the Jackson Five that brought him to his fame, so here is my dedication to them all!
The Jackson Five are in The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame The J5 were best known for their huge afros
The Jackson 5 are from in Gary, Indiana
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 AskMen.com - Michael Jackson
He is one of the greatest selling artists of all-time and is admired across the world as the King of Pop.
After lurking in the shadows of the music scene for the past five years, Michael Jackson has emerged once again with a brand new album, which clearly proves that the King of Pop is truly Invincible.
Born August 29, 1958, to a musically inclined working-class family in Gary, Indiana, Michael Joseph Jackson's destiny was set in stone from day one.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > San Diego Chargers -- Jackson signs five-year deal with Chargers
SAN DIEGO – Wide receiver Vincent Jackson ended his holdout and agreed to a five-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, leaving first-round pick Shawne Merriman as their only unsigned draft pick.
Jackson was drafted in the second round out of Northern Colorado.
Charger veterans reported Thursday, and the first full-squad practice is Friday morning.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/chargers/20050728-1447-fbn-chargers-jackson.html   (94 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: J: Jackson Five and The Jacksons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five - Jacksons Photos Page - Pretty cool pictures of all the Jackson brothers, plus a comprehensive set of links to other Jackson Five and/or Jacksons web sites.
Official Dutch Jackson Fanclub - Features news about several members of the Jackson family, biographies, pictures, forum, links, and fan club information.
SloeWyne's Jackson Five Page - From a former neighbor of the Jackson family.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Bands_and_Artists/J/Jackson_Five_and_The_Jacksons   (277 words)

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