Jermaine Jackson

Genres: Comedy Music & Radio Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Vocals
Descriptive "tags": soul motown rnb 80s pop funk Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Biography

Jermaine LaJuane Jackson, 11 December 1954, Gary, Indiana, USA. Jermaine was one of five brothers who formed the Jackson Five in 1962. Besides playing bass, he acted as vocal counterpoint to his younger brother Michael Jackson, a musical relationship that continued after the group was signed to Motown Records in 1968. Jermaine contributed occasional lead vocals to their albums in the early 70s, and his performance of ‘I Found That Girl’ on Third Album was one of their most affecting ballads. Like his brothers Michael and Jackie Jackson, Jermaine was singled out by Motown for a solo career, and he had an immediate US Top 10 hit with a revival of Shep And The Limeliters’ doo-wop classic ‘Daddy’s Home’, in 1972. Later releases were less favourably received, but he consolidated his position within the company in 1973 with his marriage to Hazel, the daughter of Motown boss Berry Gordy (the marriage survived until 1987). His new family...

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