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Slept on Soul: Randy and the Gypsys

Michael A. Gonzales, soulhead, 17 February 2016

AS THE last born brother born into the Jackson family, Randy began his musical career playing catch-up to the towering reputations of his already famous Jackson Five siblings. Although Randy didn't officially become a member of the group until the brothers departed from Motown, signed with CBS/Philadelphia International Records in 1975 and began calling themselves The Jacksons, he'd been preparing for his slot since he was a tot.

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