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The Jacksons

Author : The Jacksons,Fred Bronson
Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Release : 2017-10-24
Category : Music
ISBN : 9780316473743

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The Jacksons by The Jacksons,Fred Bronson Pdf

The only official, behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Jacksons' lives and careers, celebrating 50 years of one of the greatest acts of all time. The Jacksons: Legacy is the first official book on the Royal Family of Pop. Unrivaled access to the family archives as well as the private collections of Jackie, Marlon and Tito Jackson, combined with 12 days of exclusive interviews with the brothers, reveals the untold, unseen, and utterly unforgettable story behind the legend that is the Jacksons. The compelling tale unfolds from their childhood days living at 2300 Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana, through the years signed to Motown as the Jackson 5, their radical move to Epic as The Jacksons, the blossoming of their solo careers, the dizzying successes of the Victory tour, right up to the present day. A multitude of never-before-seen images, rarities and personal possessions help tell the story. Photos include intensely personal family pictures; all-angle shots of the first guitars the boys ever held; top photographer Harrison Funk's exclusive coverage of their professional lives; photos of Michael Jackson on tour with his brothers during the release of Off The Wall (1979) and the 1982 phenomenon that was Thriller-the best-selling album of all time; editions of magazines featuring the family; and official merchandise, right down to Jacksons-branded breakfast cereal boxes with giveaway 7" records attached. Published to coincide with their 50th anniversary, The Jacksons: Legacy is the definitive behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Jacksons' lives and careers, celebrating 50 years of one of the greatest acts of all time.

The Jacksons

Author : Helládio Holanda
Publisher : Clube de Autores
Page : 97 pages
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Release : 2019-02-08
Category : Religion

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The Jacksons by Helládio Holanda Pdf

Jackie, Tito, Marlon, Jermaine, Randy and Michael. Only one of them left very early, the lead vocalist Michael Jackson, yet the sheen, the legacy of the band The Jacksons, formerly known as Jackson 5, remains alive forever! The Five Brothers from Gary, Indiana, United States, have always been very close. The brothers formed the band with the exception of Randy who joined the band in 1976 when the group became The Jacksons and were hired by Sony, Jermaine stayed on the old record label, remained 5 members but named The Jacksons. In 1984 at the last meeting in Victory , Jermaine joined the band and for the only time we had all the brothers reunited, in this case the Jacksons Six if we could call it that. The band that packaged successes from 1969 to 1990, brought historical hits like ABC , I ll Be There , I Want You Back , Dancing Machine , among others by the former Motown label between 69 and 75, after this period continued to pack hits such as Blame It On The Boogie Shake Your Body Can You Feel It State Of Shock . The Jacksons were and are phenomena of success. Today they are back, doing their last tours around the world. In 1992 the TV brought the series American Dreams , for the author of this work, they went from an American Dream to a World Dream .

My Family, the Jacksons

Author : Katherine Jackson,Rich Wiseman
Publisher : St Martins Press
Page : 226 pages
File Size : 52,5 Mb
Release : 1990
Category : Music
ISBN : 0312923503

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My Family, the Jacksons by Katherine Jackson,Rich Wiseman Pdf

The matriarch of the Jacksons reveals the story of the Jackson family, discussing Michael's stardom, Janet's rise to the top, LaToya's appearance in "Playboy," and the story of the Jackson 5

Papa Joe's Boys

Author : Leonard Pitts
Publisher : Sharon Publications Incorporated
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Release : 1983
Category : African American musicians
ISBN : 0895310376

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The Long Journey to Glory

Author : Reynaud D. Jones
Publisher : Page Publishing, Inc
Page : 194 pages
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Release : 2020-08-10
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781645444770

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The Long Journey to Glory by Reynaud D. Jones Pdf

The Long Journey to Glory My Side of the Jacksons' Story seeks to finally set the record straight as to who discovered Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. The book describes the truth about the real beginning of the Jackson singing group and Michael and their climb to fame. It will include the story of the Jacksons, from the family's very meager beginning in Gary, Indiana, like it has never before been told. We learn more about Joe, the father, and also the neighborhood he chose to live in. There are details surrounding the neighborhood, the little community's Little League baseball teams, the long days of practicing their music in the basement of a neighbor's home, the deceptive maneuvers used by Tito Jackson to develop his guitar-playing skills, and finally, the events surrounding the talent show at Gary's Roosevelt High School that introduced the Jacksons. The story is told by the original unknown member and leader of the group. The Jacksons continue to perform to this day. Although refined by experience and technology, the act has not essentially changed from its inception. In the early days, no one except their families knew about their rehearsals. They couldn't practice together at Joe's house, but they did practice at Reynaud's house. Since they were using his basement and he was the oldest, he automatically made himself the leader. They decided they would surprise Joe with their progress. Before then, the Jackson family wasn't charismatic to the neighbors. The neighborhood was booming with children, and the majority of them laughed teasingly at the Jacksons. There were nine Jackson children at the time living in a two-bedroom basement less house with their parents.

You Are Not Alone

Author : Jermaine Jackson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 461 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 2012-08-14
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781451651584

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You Are Not Alone by Jermaine Jackson Pdf

An intimate, loving portrait of Michael Jackson--illuminating the private man like never before, offering unrivaled access into a rarefied world. Jermaine Jackson knows the real Michael Jackson like only a brother can. In this raw, honest, and poignant account, he reveals the Michael he knew so well and understood, perhaps better than anyone else--Michael the private person, not Michael "The King of Pop."

Michael Jackson: Rewind

Author : Daryl Easlea
Publisher : Rockport Publishers
Page : 245 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2016-10-15
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781631062537

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Michael Jackson: Rewind by Daryl Easlea Pdf

With over 300 stunning photographs, Michael Jackson: Rewind tells the story of the King of Pop's life, in reverse.

Michael Jackson All the Songs

Author : Richard Lecocq,Francois Allard
Publisher : Cassell
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Release : 2018-10-23
Category : Music
ISBN : 1788400577

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Michael Jackson All the Songs by Richard Lecocq,Francois Allard Pdf

The complete, definitive study of Michael Jackson's artistic legacy. This is the only book that tells the story behind every single song that the King of Pop ever released - from his formative years with the Jackson Five to his incredible and much-loved output as a solo artist. Over 200 songs, videos and revolutionary dance moves are analysed, uncovering the fascinating stories around their creation and allowing fans the chance to truly understand the artistry behind them. Written by two Michael Jackson experts - the creators of the MJ Data Bank and MJ Stranger websites and editor-in-chief of Michael Jackson magazine, Invincible - this is the definitive book for Michael Jackson fans.

It's All About Him

Author : Denise Jackson,Ellen Vaughn
Publisher : HarperChristian + ORM
Page : 201 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2007-07-29
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781418531133

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It's All About Him by Denise Jackson,Ellen Vaughn Pdf

Alan and Denise Jackson's life seemed like a fairy tale: high school sweethearts marry young and leave small-town Georgia to pursue big dreams in Music City. They pay their dues, work hard, weather deep disappointments. Then their dreams come true. In fairy tales, the Jacksons' material success?plus their "perfect" marriage, their three beautiful daughters, and their supportive families?would have signaled a happily-ever-after ending. But real life is different from fairy tales. At the pinnacle of their success, the Jacksons separated. For Alan, musical renown fame, and wealth still did not make up for the marital problems the Jacksons had struggled with for years. And for Denise, building her life around Alan and riding the tide of his success had somehow left her hollow, unsure of just who she really was. You don't have to be rich and famous to go through struggles like these. Sooner or later, we all come to the point when we relize that real joy and peace isn't just around the corner of the next achievement, the next relationship, the next new thing. That's why Alan and Denise Jackson's story isn't just a great read and a dramatic, intimate look at the golden world of celebrity. It's a story of the greatest love of all, the love that will never let you go . . . and how to find it, no matter who you are, where you live, or what you've done. "Denise's story is an inside perspective on the results of the ups and downs of fame. Her personal struggles with life's ordinary and extraordinary consequences, her passion to have a stronger marriage, and her desire to have a closer walk with God make for a truly inspiring life." ?Carrie Underwood, 2005 American Idol Winner, ACM & CMA Female Vocalist of the Year

Michael Jackson Rocked the World and Lives Forever

Author : Jel Jones
Publisher : PublishAmerica
Page : 296 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2010-04-21
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781456071745

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Michael Jackson Rocked the World and Lives Forever by Jel Jones Pdf

Michael Jackson Rocked the World and Lives Forever is an honorable compilation and a rare collectible that is a true tribute to the life and career of Michael Jackson, the world’s most proficient entertainer that ever set foot on a stage! He was a masterful entertainer, prominent all over the world. This volume is a glimpse through the window at some of his brilliance. It considerately peels back all the layers of his genius career and allows the reader to take a breathtaking look inside of the magnificent world that shined for him during his tenure. This book is written reverentially, and is conceivably the most positive, respectable reference on the market about the superstar. While covering his life and career, it also allows the reader to walk with the superstar through the darkest storms of his journey and witness firsthand his will to stand! Michael Jackson never gave up or took himself out of the ring no matter how devastating the blow! The pain that injured his soul and found a home inside of his heart never altered his goal to strive for excellence at all costs, to bring nothing but perfection to his performance to showcase to the world. This is his legacy for the world!

Michael Jackson in Comics!

Author : Ceka
Publisher : NBM
Page : 194 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2021-02-16
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781681122304

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Michael Jackson in Comics! by Ceka Pdf

Well beyond his passing in 2009, Michael Jackson remains one of the most adulated and mysterious stars in the world. Incredible singer, brilliant musician, amazing performer, he was just as talented as he was eccentric, adored as well as reviled with sordid accusations, sadly caught between a stolen childhood and a suffocating star system.Discover in this biography mixing comics and documentary chapters, how the youngest of the Jackson 5 was propelled to the front of the stage and then onto one of the most extraordinary solo careers in music.The next volume in the sellout series featuring the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

A House on Fire

Author : John A. Jackson
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Page : 368 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 2004-11-15
Category : Music
ISBN : 9780190287658

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"If You Don't Know Me By Now," "The Love I Lost," "The Soul Train Theme," "Then Came You," "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"--the distinctive music that became known as Philly Soul dominated the pop music charts in the 1970s. In A House on Fire, John A. Jackson takes us inside the musical empire created by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Thom Bell, the three men who put Philadelphia Soul on the map. Here is the eye-opening story of three of the most influential and successful music producers of the seventies. Jackson shows how Gamble, Huff, and Bell developed a black recording empire second only to Berry Gordy's Motown, pumping out a string of chart-toppers from Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, the Spinners, the O'Jays, the Stylistics, and many others. The author underscores the endemic racism of the music business at that time, revealing how the three men were blocked from the major record companies and outlets in Philadelphia because they were black, forcing them to create their own label, sign their own artists, and create their own sound. The sound they created--a sophisticated and glossy form of rhythm and blues, characterized by crisp, melodious harmonies backed by lush, string-laden orchestration and a hard-driving rhythm section--was a glorious success, producing at least twenty-eight gold or platinum albums and thirty-one gold or platinum singles. But after their meteoric rise and years of unstoppable success, their production company finally failed, brought down by payola, competition, a tough economy, and changing popular tastes. Funky, groovy, soulful--Philly Soul was the classic seventies sound. A House on Fire tells the inside story of this remarkable musical phenomenon.

The Destruction and Creation of Michael Jackson

Author : Ellis Cashmore
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Page : 376 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2022-05-19
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781501363634

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The Destruction and Creation of Michael Jackson by Ellis Cashmore Pdf

However people remember Jackson, no one can deny that, in cultural terms, Jackson remains a compelling subject: an icon of the late 20th century, he reflects not only the changes in the circumstances of the African American population, but changes in white America. Jackson was idolized, perhaps even reified and, for many, objectified into an extraordinary being, an Other, for whom there were no established reference points in white people's conceptions. The Destruction and Creation of Michael Jackson places Jackson at the center of its argument, but maintains he was a creation of, at first, American and, later, global culture at a time when it seemed desirable, if not necessary to exalt a Black person on merit. America had become a society in which someone of Jackson's indisputable genius not only can, but must, rise to the top.

La Toya

Author : La Toya Jackson,Patricia Romanowski
Publisher : Signet Book
Page : 388 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 1992
Category : African American singers
ISBN : 0451174151

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La Toya by La Toya Jackson,Patricia Romanowski Pdf

A New York Times smash bestseller for eight weeks. Controversial, honest, and insightful, La Toya comes forward with the harrowing truth behind the Jacksons--the violent child abuse, drugs, infidelity, and exploitation that plagued the famous family since 1970. Update by the author and 32 pages of great Jackson photos. People.