On June 27 Joe Jackson passed away at the age of 89 after the architect of 'Jackson 5
' died following a battle with terminal cancer.
Los Angeles: Joe Jackson, the father of Michael Jackson who created the Jackson 5
music family with iron will, died on Wednesday, reports said.
His family moved to California after the Jackson 5
struck it big in 1969 with the release of their first album.
Jackson, 34, the son of Jackson 5
member Tito Jackson, told jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom about the last time he saw the self-styled "King of Pop." "We talked primarily about the children," T.J.
The former Jackson 5
member is petitioning to have his last name changed from Jackson to 'Jacksun.' The artist filed the request with the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Nov.
Motown historian Nelson George notes that starting in 1966 the Jackson 5
piled "into vans on weekends and holidays to perform as far away as New York, Philadelphia, and Phoenix, thus building a reputation in black music circles well before signing with Motown." (4) Not only were the Jackson 5
seasoned performers by the time they reached television, but this rigorous touring schedule gave them two invaluable skills for their television performances.
Summary: Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine has confirmed the surviving members of the Jackson 5
will perform in London.
The late King of Pop keeps Florence & The Machine's debut off the top of the album chart and has six of the top 10 titles, including one featuring the Jackson 5
Some who knew Jackson when his family lived in Gary recounted how the Jackson 5
once performed at Garnett Ele-mentarSchool, charging students 10 cents each.
"I met Michael Jackson at the age of 8, when his father and my new friend, Joe Jackson, first began to bring the Jackson 5
to Chicago, from their home in Gary, Indiana, for concert appearances," Cornelius tells Spinner.
Washington, April 16 ( ANI ): Jermaine Jackson has claimed that if it wasn't for their family group the Jackson 5
, there wouldn't be any Michael Jackson.
The rest of the Jackson 5
also arrived to pay tribute to their brother.