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The Jacksons are an American family from Gary, Indiana, whose members are among the most successful and influential figures in modern popular music. Sales clerk/housewife Katherine Jackson and steel mill worker Joseph Jackson (ex-member of an R&B band called "The Falcons" band with brother Luther) raised their nine children in a two bedroom house under strict Jehovah's Witness rules. Well-known for being strict, Joseph Jackson has later been accused by his children for abuse. Flag Seal Nickname: City of the Century Location Location in the state of Indiana, USA Coordinates , Government County Lake Mayor Rudolph Clay Geographical characteristics Area     City 148. ... Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and mostly distributed commercially. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Joseph Walter Jackson (born July 26, 1929 in Fountain Hill, Arkansas) was the manager of the legendary family group The Jackson 5 and father of popular music legends Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ... Joseph Walter Jackson (born July 26, 1929 in Fountain Hill, Arkansas) was the manager of the legendary family group The Jackson 5 and father of popular music legends Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ...

Each Jackson child found some level of popular success in the R&B, pop, and blues musical scenes. The five oldest brothers in the Jackson family each served tenures in an R&B/soul band known as The Jackson 5, which was the best-selling act on Motown during the early 1970s. After 1976, when youngest brother Randy (Steven Randall) replaced Jermaine, the band became known as the The Jacksons. Michael and Jermaine went on to have significant success as solo performers, with Michael becoming the most successful solo performer in popular music history. Rebbie and LaToya Jackson enjoyed brief periods of modest musical success, while Janet went on to have a lasting and successful career in music. Rebbie Jackson Maureen Reillette Rebbie Jackson (born May 29, 1950, Gary, Indiana) is the oldest sister of the highly successful Jackson family. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Be The One cover Jackie Jackson (born Sigmund Esco Jackson on May 4, 1951 in Gary, Indiana) is an African-American singer and musician, formerly member of The Jackson 5, and is the oldest son in the Jackson family that includes American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Image:Tajackson. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... Jermaine Jackson Jermaine Lajuane Jackson, now known as Muhammad Abdul Aziz (born December 11, 1954 in Gary, Indiana) is an African American singer, bass guitarist, former member of The Jackson 5 and brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... La Toya Jackson La Toya Yvonne Jackson (born May 29, 1956 in Gary, Indiana) is an American singer and the middle child of the Jackson family. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marlon David Jackson (born March 10, 1957 in Gary, Indiana) is an American singer and musician, former member of The Jackson 5, and brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other people with the same name, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation) Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana) is an American musician and entertainer whose successful music career and controversial personal life have been at the forefront of pop culture for the last quarter-century. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Steven Randall Randy Jackson on October 29, 1961 in Gary, Indiana) is an African-American singer and musician, a member of the Jacksons, and is the youngest son in the Jackson family. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... For other people named Janet Jackson, see Janet Jackson (disambiguation). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For Popular music (music that is popular, rather than of a specific genre or style), see Popular music. ... The blues is blal vaökdgohdtzkhchg cnlncgdl a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the full twelve note chromatic scale plus the microtonal intervals and a characteristic eight and twelve-bar chord progression. ... Soul music is a combination of rhythm and blues and gospel which began in the late 1950s in the United States. ... The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five or The Jackson 5ive, abbreviated as J5, and later known simply as The Jacksons) was an American popular music quintet from Gary, Indiana. ... Motown Records, Inc. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ...


Trivia

1984 was the only year that all nine Jackson siblings had albums on the market. In addition to The Jacksons' Victory album & tour, Reebie's Centipede album yielded a top 5 R&B hit with its title track, La Toya's Heart Don't Lie album produced three Billboard hits, and Janet's sophomore album Dream Street was released, which failed to produce any hits. Heart Dont Lie is the third album released by singer La Toya Jackson. ...

The Jackson Siblings
Maureen Reillette (Rebbie): 1950 • Sigmund Esco (Jackie): 1951 • Tariano Adaryll (Tito): 1953 • Jermaine La Jaune: 1954 • La Toya Yvonne: 1956 • Marlon David: 1957 • Michael Joseph: 1958 • Steven Randall (Randy): 1961 • Janet Damita Jo: 1966

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