Trevor Nelson blames it on the boogie in this tribute to Indiana-born chart-busting all-smiling singing-and-dancing family the Jackson 5, whose soul-pop Motown sound produced four US number ones in 1970 alone (I Want You Back, ABC, The Love You Save, I'll Be There). Led by future superstar Michael, the male quintet later became the Jacksons (Show You the Way to Go, Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground), Can You Feel It), with back-up from sisters, including future superstar Janet. With input from Jermaine Jackson (who sang co-lead with Michael), former Supreme Mary Wilson, Philly soul producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, and ex-teenybopper "rival" Donny Osmond. Producer Chris Skinner
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