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Diana Ross

Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, October 1971

MOTOWN'S MUCH-heralded first independent production centred on Diana Ross, proved to be all it was cracked out to be – and more! Screened on B.B.C. ...

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Jackson 5: Jacksons Give Teenyblacks Hope

Report by Alan Smith, NME, May 1971

FROM THIS SIDE of the Atlantic it may seem somewhat difficult to appreciate the Jackson-mania — and there is no other word for it — ...

In New York It's Jackson Power: Jackson 5: Madison Square Garden, New York

Live Review by uncredited writer, NME, August 1971

THE Jackson Five, school
 exams behind them, are now on tour in America, storming their way round and playing to packed audiences. ...

Michael Jackson: Schmaltz or Genius?

Comment by Roger St. Pierre, NME, March 1972

In his day perhaps they thought Mozart was a hype ...

The Jackson 5: Greatest Hits

Review by Dave Marsh, Creem, April 1972

MOTOWN HAS ALWAYS been known for its little ones more than its big ones, and the Jackson Five are no exception. This is undoubtedly their ...

On Tour With The Jackson 5

Report by Robin Katz, Record Mirror, November 1972

Robin Katz goes behind the scenes to report on America's top soul group ...

The Jackson 5: Caroline Boucher Meets The Father Of A Phenomena

Report and Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, November 1972

THE TWO rival fan factions swarm round the Churchill Hotel, Osmond Brothers fans to the left waving up to those windows, Jackson Five ones massed ...

The Jackson Five: The Talk of the Town, London

Live Review by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, November 1972

TWO DAYS after they arrived, the Jackson Five had the unenviable task of doing a 45-minute spot to the British press at a champagne party ...

The Jackson 5, Junior Walker, The Sisters Love: Empire Pool, Wembley

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, December 1972

THE FIRST ever visit of Motown's Jackson Five is something which numerous people won't forget in a hurry: the staff at the hotels that the ...

The Jackson Five: Five Pranksters Puppets

Interview by Roger St. Pierre, NME, December 1972

TAUNTS THAT the Jackson Five are nothing more than carefully manipulated puppets just aren't borne out by the facts. Five minutes in the company of ...

J5 Kick Harder Than Ever: Jackson Five: Skywriter (Tamla-Motown)

Review by Nick Kent, NME, June 1973

BOISTEROUS young Charles Shaar Murray wrote a more-than-adequate appraisal of this fine album before it was released and I can only restate his enthusiasm for ...

Jacksons: All You Need For A Hit Is The Right Feeling

Report and Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Melody Maker, January 1974

MOWEST STUDIOS, the private recording facilities for Motown artists, are located in the heart of Hollywood, directly across the street from a high school's baseball ...

The Jackson 5: Madison Square Garden, NYC

Live Review by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, August 1974

NEW YORK: There's something about Michael Jackson that is almost frightening to behold. How can it be possible for a kid that age to be ...

Tamla albums round-up

Review by Cliff White, NME, August 1975

FIRST, THE GOOD NEWS. The Supremes' new LP is a winner. ...

The Jacksons, Wild Cherry: Convention Arena, Fort Worth, Texas

Live Review by Cliff White, NME, May 1977

A LABEL CHANGE and a substitution of brothers doesn't seem to have harmed the famous five some's charisma any. Michael's still up front and he, ...

The Jacksons: Ten Golden Years

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, February 1979

The guys recently celebrated ten years as a headlining act and B&S took the opportunity to talk to them individually and gather their thoughts on ...

The Jackson 5

Profile by Ben Fong-Torres, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1997

CALL THEM what you want – the Jackson 5, the J5, the Jacksons – they were, in the end, Michael and four of his brothers. ...

The Jackson 5

Retrospective and Interview by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, December 2001

AS ANYONE FAMILIAR with the Motown fairytale can tell you, it was Diana Ross who discovered Michael Jackson. She was performing at a 1968 fundraiser ...

see also Michael Jackson

see also Randy Jackson

see also Jacksons, The

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