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Jacksons, The

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The Jacksons: The Jacksons (Epic/Philadelphia International); Joyful Jukebox Music (Tamla Motown)

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, 15 January 1977

The red carpet, but no heat treatment ...

Look out! The Jacksons are back!

Report and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 1 February 1977

The Jackson boys take time out from recording their TV series to talk to B&S U.S. scribe, David Nathan ...

The Jacksons, Wild Cherry: Convention Arena, Fort Worth, Texas

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 7 May 1977

A LABEL CHANGE and a substitution of brothers doesn't seem to have harmed the famous five some's charisma any. Michael's still up front and he, ...

The Jacksons: Graduation days

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 21 June 1977

The brothers have graduated with honours from their teeny bopper image. They still retain the respect and adulation of their younger fans but now the ...

The Jacksons: In Town Tonight

Report and Interview by Robin Katz, Record Mirror, 2 July 1977

On the last night of The Jacksons visit to London, Michael Jackson realised he hadn't seen the sights. Robin Katz (an American of all people) ...

The Jacksons: No Signs Of Any Slackening

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 7 October 1978

'Blame It On The Boogie' may not be the Jacksons most exciting single, but it's doing the trick again. PAUL SEXTON talks to Michael Jackson. ...

The Jacksons: Destiny

Review by Pete Wingfield, Melody Maker, 2 December 1978

THIS IS AN important album for the Jacksons – now five again, with a small letter at least, Jermaine's defection having been balanced by lil' ...

The Jacksons: Destiny (Epic)

Review by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, 13 January 1979

EACH YEAR, when the popularity polls roll around, way down in the best vocalist section we can find Bowie, Dylan and even Cornwall whilst my ...

The Jacksons: Ten Golden Years

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 13 February 1979

The guys recently celebrated ten years as a headlining act and B&S took the opportunity to talk to them individually and gather their thoughts on ...

B&S World Exclusive with Pollwinner Michael Jackson! Michael's building his destiny on strong foundations...

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 6 May 1980

TO GET some measure of Michael Jackson's success during 1979, you only have to look at the B&S Poll results because Michael walked off with ...

The Jacksons: Triumph (Epic)

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 21 October 1980

'Can You Feel It'; 'Lovely One'; 'Your Ways'; 'Everybody'; 'Heartbreak Hotel'; 'Time Waits For No One'; 'Walk Right Now'; 'Give It Up'; 'Wondering Who' ...

The Jacksons: Off The Cuff

Interview by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 21 March 1981

Stevie Wonder's rival? The black Bambi or just James Bond's scuba diving companion? Mark Cooper looks at the mystery behind Michael Jackson's shades… and finds ...

The Jacksons: The Great Greenland Mystery

Report and Interview by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, 4 April 1981

For years, scientists have been baffled by The Great Greenland Mystery. What is it that makes Greenland the only territory on earth where The Jacksons ...

The Jacksons: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 12 September 1981


Outside promoters lessen King's role in Jacksons' summer tour

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 10 May 1984

DUE TO growing dissatisfaction with Don King, Michael Jackson and his five brothers have brought in two music-business veterans to promote their upcoming tour. Frank ...

The Jacksons' Summer Tour In Chaos As Businessmen Scramble For Power

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 7 June 1984

LITTLE MORE than a month and a half before the Jacksons were due to hit the stage, preparations for their summer tour were a shambles. ...

The Jacksons: Victory — Tour de Force or Tour de Farce?

Report by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 31 July 1984

John Abbey reports from backstage at the opening of The Jacksons' Victory Tour, the most eagerly awaited tour for many a long year. The organisation, ...

The Jacksons: Victory (Epic)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 4 August 1984

NO-ONE SHOULD be too surprised that Victory is not a triumph. What's happened to the Jackson household since young Wacko came of age would screw ...

The Jacksons: Meadowlands Stadium, New Jersey

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 11 August 1984

SCARCELY HAD I touched down Stateside last week when I found myself bound in a bus for Meadowlands in a humid pocket of endless, endlessly ...

The Jacksons: RFK Stadium, Washington DC

Live Review by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore Sun, 22 September 1984

Michael shines through audio troubles, theatrics ...

La Toya Jackson: Heart Don't Lie (Private I/CBS); Jermaine Jackson: Jermaine Jackson (Arista); The Jacksons: Victory (Epic)

Review by Laura Fissinger, Creem, October 1984

THROUGH A series of circumstances too bizarre to recount (even here!), CREEM has become the first national publication to locate and interview the lost Jackson ...

The Jacksons: Dodger Stadium, Elysian Park, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 3 December 1984


see also Janet Jackson

see also Michael Jackson

see also Jackson 5, The

see also La Toya Jackson


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