Being one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th Century, Michael Joseph Jackson is known as the ‘King of Pop.’ On 29 August 1958, he was born in Gary, Indiana, U.S., to his father, Joseph Walter Jackson, and his mother, Katherine Esther Jackson. Michael is the 8th of ten children in the Jackson family. Michael grew up with his three sisters and five brothers, Rebbie, La Toya, Janet, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy. Along with his siblings, Michael was home-schooled. In 1964, along with his brother Marlon, Michael joined the Jackson Brothers, a band formed by their father. The band includes Michael, Marlon, Jackie, Tito, and Jermaine. The same year, Michael began to share his lead vocals with Jermaine. The group name changed to The Jackson 5.
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In 1965, they won a talent show, in which Michael performed a dance to Robert Parker’s 1965 song ‘Barefootin’ and sang the Temptation ‘My Girl.’ Since then, they toured at Midwest and East Coast, which gained more group recognition. Also, they started to record labels and released them for Motown Recordings. Later, the Jackson family relocated to Los Angeles. In 1969, Jackson 5 made their first television appearance in the Miss Black America pageant by performing a cover of ‘It’s Your Thing.’ After that, Jackson 5 group reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Some group works are A.B.C., The Love You Save, and I’ll Be There. From a child performer, Michael turned into a Teen Idol, and he released his first solo Studio albums with Motown, such as Got To Be There, Ben, Music & Me, and Forever, Michaels.
Michael Jackson Before And After Thriller
Michael Jackson Before And After Thriller is quite a lot of transformation he made to himself. Growing up in a working-class African-American family living in a two-bedroom house on Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana, near Chicago. Michael and his Jackson 5 group have reached a successful career, which changed their life completely. In 1968, Jackson Family relocated to Los Angeles. And after a television appearance, group albums, and single got them to again move into a large house on a two-acre estate in Encino, California, in 1971. In 1977, he moved to New York City to star in The Wiz, but it was a box office failure. Before his 5th album, Michael broke his nose during a dance routine. A rhinoplasty led him to difficulty breathing, which later affected his career; he was referred to Steven Hoefflin, who performed Jackson’s operations. Despite his condition, he became the winner and won awards. By 1980, Michael secured the highest royalty in the music industry, and in 1982, Michael Jackson released his 6th album, Thriller, which became the best-selling album worldwide. Later on 25 March 1983, Jackson Reunited with his brothers for Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, a special N.B.C. television.
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Michael Jackson Thriller
Thriller is the sixth studio album of Michael Jackson, an American Singer, and Songwriter, and it was released by Epic Records on 30 November 1982. Quincy Jones produced it. Michael his sixth album is a genre mixed with Pop, Post-disco, R&B, Rock, and Funk. He became the first artist to feature as a guest appearance in his album along with Paul McCartney. From April to November 1982, the album’s recording took place at Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles. The budget for the album was $750,000. Michael has produced Seven singles for the Thriller album they are, The Girl Is Mine, Billie Jean, Beat It, Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, Human Nature, P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing), and Thriller. The singles of Thriller album went reaching higher and became the most and best-selling album of all time.
The Girl Is Mine (1982)
Billie Jean (1983)
Beat It (1983)
Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ (1983)
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