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The Jackson 5 in 1972

Source: Wikipedia

The Jackson 5 or Jackson Five; later known as The Jacksons) was an American popular music family group from Gary, Indiana. Formed in 1964 under the name the Jackson Brothers, the founding members were Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Marlon and Michael would later join, and the band's name would be changed to The Jackson 5. After participating in talent shows and the chitlin' circuit, they entered the professional music scene in 1967 signing with Steeltown Records and releasing two singles. In 1969 they left Steeltown Records in order to sign with Motown.

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  • Also known as: The Jackson Brothers, The Jackson Five, The Jacksons
  • Origin: Gary, Indiana, United States
  • Genres: Rock and roll, rhythm and blues, soul, disco, funk, bubblegum pop, pop rock, new jack swing, dance-pop
  • Years active: 1964–1989, 2001-present
  • Labels: Steeltown, Motown, Philadelphia International, Epic
  • Website: thejacksons.com
  • Members: Jackie Jackson Tito Jackson Jermaine Jackson Marlon Jackson
  • Past members: Michael Jackson Randy Jackson

Read more about The Jacksons at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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