Gary Days

It all began when Michael Joseph was born on the 29th of August 1958 in Gary, Indiana.
He was the 7th of nine children. (brothers: Sigmund "Jackie", Toriano "Tito", Jermaine,
Marlon, Steven "Randy", and sisters Rebbie, Janet and La-Toya Jackson.
Michael began his musical career at the age of 5 as the lead singer of the Jackson 5 who formed in 1964.
 In these early years the Jackson 5 (Jackie, Jermaine,Tito,Marlon and lead singer Michael) played local clubs
and bars in Gary Indiana and moving further afield as there talents grew and they could compete in bigger competitions.
From these early days Michael would be at the same clubs as big talented stars of there days,
such as Jackie Wilson and would be learning from them even back then.
In 1968 the Bobby Taylor and The Vancouvers discovered the Jackson five and
from there they got an audition for Berry Gordy of Motown Records.

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