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Encyclopedia > Jackie Jackson
Jackie Jackson
Birth name Sigmund Esco Jackson
Also known as Sigmund Jackson
Born May 4, 1951 (1951-05-04) (age 56)
Origin Gary, Indiana, United States
Genre(s) R&B
Occupation(s) Singer, dancer, musician
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1967 - 2001
Associated
acts
The Jackson 5

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Biography

Early life

Born Sigmund Esco Jackson in Gary, Indiana in 1951, he was given the name "Jackie" by relatives. Aspiring to be a professional baseball player, Jackson forsook that dream when he and his four younger brothers formed the Jackson 5 in 1966. Jackie and his two younger brothers Tito and Jermaine were part of an early incarnation of the group as The Jackson Brothers in 1962. Toriano Adaryll Tito Jackson (born on October 15, 1953 in Gary, Indiana) is an American singer and guitarist and a charter member of the The Jackson 5. ... Jermaine LaJaune Jackson or Muhammad Abdul Aziz[1] (born December 11, 1954), is an American Grammy Award-nominated singer, bass guitarist, former member of The Jackson 5 and older brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ...


The Jackson 5

Following the inclusions of younger brothers Marlon and Michael, the group eventually found success, first as part of the infamous "chitlin' circuit" and then to professional success with Motown Records where the group would score four consecutive number-one hits, including "I Want You Back" and "ABC", songs Jackie assisted a co-lead on alongside Michael and Jermaine. When the group left Motown and changed their name to The Jacksons in 1976, they scored their first hit with "Enjoy Yourself", which also included an assisted solo lead by Jackie. Other Jacksons songs Jackie took part in singing lead on include "Wondering Who" and "It's Alright", as well as "Wait" and "Torture". Marlon David Jackson (born March 12, 1957) is an American singer, former member of The Jackson 5, and older brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Motown Records, also known as Tamla-Motown outside of the United States, is a record label originally based out of Detroit, Michigan (Motor City, hence mo(tor)town), from where it achieved widespread international success. ... I Want You Back is a 1969 #1 hit single recorded by The Jackson 5 for the Motown label. ... ABC is a 1970 number-one hit single recorded by The Jackson 5 for the Motown label. ... Enjoy Yourself is the name of two unrelated albums: Enjoy_Yourself (1989 album) was an album by Kylie Minogue Enjoy Yourself (2001 album) was an album by the Frantic Flinstones This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Solo career

Jackie released his solo debut in 1973 to capitalize on the Jackson 5 franchise the same way that younger brothers Jermaine and Michael had done. His self-titled debut failed to generate sales and none of the singles released were hits. Jackie put plans for a solo career on hold until 1989 when he released Be The One shortly after the release of the last Jacksons album, 2300 Jackson Street. Peaking at #89 R&B, the album yielded two R&B hits, "Stay" and "Cruzin". Jackie hasn't released an album since. 2300 Jackson Street was the final album released by American band The Jacksons. ...


Current years

His last performance was with his five younger brothers during a reunion performance at Madison Square Garden in 2001. Jackson currently lives in California where he runs the record company, Jesco. Artists signed to the label include rapper Mike Street from the Long Island, New York group Emstate, and his son, rapper DealZ who released a first "mixtape" in Aug 2007. Jackie is also working with some of his brothers ona reunion album for the Jackson. No release date is known at the moment. Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... DealZ (Sigmund Jackson, Jr. ...


Personal life

Jackie married his first and only wife, Enid Spann, in 1974. They divorced in 1987. He allegedly had a relationship with singer and choreographer Paula Abdul while he was still married, although reports have varied as to actual proof of a relationship. He has two children, including a son who is a rapper and goes by the name DealZ. Jackie is currently single. For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American multi-platinum selling Grammy Award-winning singer, dancer, television personality, jewelry designer, and Emmy Award-winning choreographer. ... DealZ (Sigmund Jackson, Jr. ...


Discography

Solo albums

  • Jackie Jackson (1973)
  • Be the One (1989, #89 R&B)

Singles

  • "Stay" (1989, #39 R&B)
  • "Cruzin" (1989, #58 R&B)

External links

  • Jackson 5 France - French site about the J5 and the Jacksons
  • Jackson Collection

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