Jackson 5: The making of a great group

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Michael Jackson and his family were brought up in Gary, Indiana. On August 29, 1958 Michael Joseph Jackson was born. Michael Jackson’s father Joseph Jackson and mother Katherine Jackson were together for most of Michael’s life. They built a family together of 8 kids. Joe had been a musician and played they the guitar but was forced to stop playing to take care of his kids. By the early 1960’s Tito, Jackie, and Jermaine had started to perform by 1964 Michael and his brother Marlon had join the group. The boys practice and danced so much that they basically missed out on their childhood from the start they weren’t allowed to go outside and play with the other kids from the neighborhood they were inside practicing day and night until they got every step as perfect as Joseph wanted it. Joseph was strict and a aggressive parent he would beat them if they didn’t do the routine how he wanted it. He was very serious about them getting every step right, he wanted just about everything perfect. If one of them messed up then all of them had to pay for it, and would have to start over until...

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