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Michael Jackson: Jackson 5 - The CBS Records Years Trivia

What do you know about Michael Jackson: Jackson 5 - The CBS Records Years?
Try this Alan's FUN Rock & Roll Trivia.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) In 1975, Joseph negotiates a new recording contract with CBS Records, who offers a royalty rate of 20% per record, compares to Motown's standard 2.8%; and will allow the Jackson brothers to write and produce their own records and play their own instruments.Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.

  • True or False?

2) Jermaine chooses to stay with Motown and his father-in-law Berry Gordy.
Who replaces Jermaine?

  1. Janet
  2. Randy
  3. La Toya

3) In summer 1976, CBS television signs the Jackson family (including Michael, Marlon, Tito, Jackie, Randy, Rebbie, LaToya, and Janet) to appear in their own variety show, to compete with ABC's Donny & Marie. The Jacksons debut on June 16, 1976, and run on CBS until its cancellation the following March. The show is the first variety show hosted by an African American family.

  • True or False?

4) At first, part of CBS's Philadelphia International Records division, and later moving over to Epic Records, The Jacksons continue releasing popular singles such as "Enjoy Yourself" (1976).
Who produces the song?

  1. Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
  2. Manny Burgerman
  3. Leroy Jones and Bobby Baker

5) The Jacksons want artistic control, and produce their next LP, 1978's Destiny, on their own.  The album includes The Jacksons' biggest post-Motown single, "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)", which charts at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number three on the Billboard R&B Singles chart.
Who wrote "Shake Your Body"?

  1. Michael and Randy Jackson
  2. Darrell Hall and John Oats
  3. La Toya and Janet Jackson

6) In 1980 the group releases a album, which featured the hits "Lovely One" and "Can You Feel It".
What is the album?

  1. Moonie
  2. Tiger
  3. Triumph

7) The original Jackson 5 reunite on a TV special.  The show also includes Michael's landmark performance of "Billie Jean" on the same program, which introduces his trademark "moonwalk" dance.
What was the program?

  1. Motown 25
  2. Diana Ross Presents
  3. Ed Sullivan Show

8) The Jacksons release the album Victory in 1984, featuring the hit single "State of Shock" with guest star Mick Jagger, and support the album with the massively successful Victory World Tour.  The Victory album and tour marks the official return of Jermaine to the group's lineup, making them a sextet.

  • True or False?

9) What year did Michael leave the Jacksons?

  1. 1982
  2. 1984
  3. 1986

10) The Jackson 5 are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.

  • True or False?

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Michael Jackson: Jackson 5 - The Motown Years [Answers]

1) True 2) B. 3) True 4) A. 5) A. 6) C. 7) A. 8) True 9) B. 10) False. The Jackson 5 are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.

 
 
 
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