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Jackie Jackson

Sigmund Esco "Jackie" Jackson (born May 4, 1951) is an American singer and musician, a member of The Jackson 5, and the second child in the Jackson family. Jackson was born the second child of Joseph and Katherine and the oldest male child. He was given the name "Jackie" by relatives and family. Although he wanted to become a professional baseball player, Jackson abandoned that path when his 4 younger brothers and he formed The Jackson 5 in 1964. Jackson and his two younger brothers Tito and Jermaine were part of an early incarnation of the group as The Jackson Brothers from 1964 to 1966. Jackie's role in the Jackson 5 was as the falsetto singer opposite the lead vocals of Michael and Jermaine. His voice can be heard in the finale of I Want You Back singing the lines "Forget what happened then" and "Spare me of this cost". During live performances, he stood beside Michael and Marlon, providing backing vocals and occasionally playing the tambourine. During the group's successful years, Jackson recorded his first solo album: the self-titled "Jackie Jackson". Consisting of ballads in typical Motown fashion, the album showcased Jackson's now familiar falsetto singing style. However,

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Jackie Jackson -- I'm In Tears Over MJ's New Album

Jackie Jackson
I'm In Tears Over MJ's New Album

Michael Jackson's new album could cause a whole new rift in the Jackson family -- Jermaine told us he was against it ... but brother Jackie says he's so excited about the new cd, it made him cry.… READ MORE >

Michael Jackson Impersonator Joined The Jacksons ... Well, For A Minute

Michael Jackson Look-alike
I Joined The Jacksons ... Well, For A Minute

It looked like a Jackson 5 reunion ... when a Michael Jackson impersonator got together with 4 Jackson brothers Saturday at their concert in Vegas -- but it cost him a pretty penny.Carlo Riley --… READ MORE >

- 199 days ago
Jackson Brothers -- Grief-Stricken on Death Anniversary ... 'We Miss Him Every Day'

Jackson Brothers
Grief-Stricken on Death Anniversary 'We Miss Him Every Day'

Michael Jackson's death anniversary is a particularly hard day for members of his family, especially his brothers, who tell TMZ ... he is still loved and missed everyday. Jackie, Marlon, Tito and… READ MORE >

- 488 days ago
Katherine Jackson & MJ's Kids -- Show Up for 'Unity' Tour Despite Family Brawl

Katherine Jackson & MJ's Kids
Show Up for 'Unity' Tour Despite Family Brawl

Despite a public family showdown, Katherine Jackson and Michael Jackson's three kids all showed up at the Jackson Brothers' "Unity Tour" ... even though one of the members, Jermaine… READ MORE >

- 820 days ago
Jackson Brothers Tour -- Jermaine Travels Alone

Jackson Brothers Tour
Jermaine Travels Alone

The Jackson brothers are NOT living up to the name of their "Unity" tour -- despite continuing to perform together -- because Jermaine just arrived to the airport on his OWN in Los Angeles.Tito,… READ MORE >

- 821 days ago
Feuding Jackson Bros. -- Family War Be Damned ... We're Still Performing!

Feuding Jackson Bros.
Family War Be Damned ... We're Still Performing!

Nothing brings the Jackson brothers together like a payday -- TMZ has learned, Jermaine, Tito, Marlon, and Jackie still plan to perform a concert together tomorrow night ... despite a war raging… READ MORE >

- 822 days ago
Marlon, Tito, Jackie Jackson -- Unlike Jermaine & Randy, We're NOT Money Grubbers

Marlon, Tito, Jackie Jackson
Unlike Jermaine & Randy We're NOT Money Grubbers

Unlike Randy and Jermaine Jackson ... Marlon, Tito, and Jackie have NEVER tried to suckle from the teat of the Michael Jackson estate -- this according to well informed sources.We're told the… READ MORE >

- 823 days ago
The Jacksons Unity Tour -- New Album Causes Concert Cancellations

The Jacksons Unity Tour
New Album Is the Cause of Concert Cancellations

The Jacksons don't want to put the cart before the horse, so the group has cancelled their first two concerts because they've been busy recording their new album ... TMZ has learned. The… READ MORE >

- 875 days ago
The Jackson 3 -- Marlon, Tito and Jackie Reuniting for International Tour

The Jackson 3
Marlon, Tito, and Jackie Reuniting for International Tour

Marlon, Tito and Jackie Jackson were so thrilled with the way they performed during a recent concert in Japan ... they've decided to take their show on the road ... TMZ has learned. Jackson family… READ MORE >

- 1038 days ago
Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson -- We Got Screwed Over Thriller Jackets

Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson
We Got Screwed Over Thriller Jackets

Three of Michael Jackson's brothers -- Marlon, Jackie, and Tito (left to right) -- have filed a lawsuit against a guy who they say duped them into signing 1,000 replicas of the famous Michael… READ MORE >

- 1075 days ago

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