1971 – Goin’ Back to Indiana, a live/soundtrack album by The Jackson 5 for Motown Records, was released. The album features tracks from J5’s September 16, 1971 ABC TV special of the same name. It also featured tracks recorded by the J5 during their May 29 “homecoming” concert in Gary, Indiana (hence, both the show […]
Archive for the ‘1986’ Category
1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory tour at Olympic Stadium, Montreal [Canada] attending 58,270. 1986 – Michael Jackson’s film Captain EO opened at Disneyland in the Magic Eye theater. The film actually debuted in Disneyland’s Journey into Imagination at Epcot Center on September 12. 1989 – A California Raisins commercial that featured a “claymation” version […]
1981 – A video of the Jacksons’ “The Triumph (Can You Feel It)” was aired on “American Bandstand.” 1971 – Filmed on 9/10th July, the Jackson 5’s first TV special Goin Back To Indiana, was aired in the States on – appropriately – ABC-TV. The hour long show, with guests comedians Bill Cosby (as roving […]
1973 – The Jackson 5’s next studio album, Get It Together, is released. GIT was a strong album that enjoyed moderate success. Musically, their sound had matured from bubblegum pop to hard funk/proto-disco, which may have been over the heads of their young audience. Michael was now fifteen years old, and although he could no […]
1986 – Michael Jackson poses with 14-year-old fan Donna Ashlock and his pet chimpanzee Bubbles at the Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara County, California. Donna was recently the recipient of a heart transplant from high school friend Felipe Garza, who died of a brain haemorrhage.