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This book 'Die Jacksons' was released in Germany on September 30th, 2004 by publisher Random House Entertainment and written through Joseph Jackson.
He was their father – he became their manager - On his own, Joseph Jackson founded the most influential clan in pop music. The Jackson 5 with their joyful songs, Michael, the “king of pop”, with his driving rhythms or his younger sister Janet with her hot soul groove: For more than 4 decades, the sound of the Jackson -family has been thrilling countless fans all over the world. Recently, however, cracks have appeared on the surface of the hitherto unblemished image of the most significant family in the pop business. Now, for the first time, we hear Joseph Jackson: In his book “The Jacksons”, he reveals the plain truth about his extraordinary family.
My book is printed in Germany with the ISBN: 3-8090-3028-7.
Publisher: Random House Entertainment
Author: Joseph Jackson
Guide price: 30 €
Victory Tour (Version #3)
This 'Victory Tour' book sold at the USA concerts on December 7th, 1984, it was the third and final variation that was used for the final 1984 concerts. The book is published by Stadium Management Corporation.
The Victory Tour book present photograph of large format of The Jacksons (Michael, Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, Marlon and Randy).
As well as of musicians, of the technical team and the team of management with the detail of the names.
There are several differences in this program from the second version:
Page 1: "The Multi-Platinum Album" text added to the 'Victory' LP ad
Page 2: Purple fonts with torch logo added in middle
Page 3: Text font colors are different (and Randy's signature is purple instead of blue). Dedication is added "In memory of Marvin Gaye, Jackie Wilson, Jack Richardson...in our hearts, you'll never be forgotten..."
Pages 6 Onward: Text fonts on the inner pages (including Bio pages) are all bigger (compare 'Michael' on the top of page 6 and on the other bios)
Page 7: (Jermaine's first page) there is an inset photo added from his video 'When The Rain Begins To Fall' (on the bottom)
Page 8: (Jermaine's second page) the photo is completely different
Page 11: (Tito's first page) There is an inset of Tito on a motorcycle added to the bottom
Page 13: (Marlon's first page) there is an inset photo added of Marlon as sad clown
Page 14: (Marlon's second page) the photo is completely different
Page 23: Four of the five photos are completely different, and now there are two pictures of MJ taken backstage during the Tour.
Page 26: Chris Bliss "The Juggler" inset photo is added on bottom. The Crew photo is completely different. The photo of David Williams (Guitar player) is different.
Page 27: Stadium Management Corp page is completely different, with more photos and now all in color
Page 28: Katherine's image is different on the Tour Credits page (now with a camera in front of her face) and the order of the photos have been changed to Joe, Katherine, and Don King (Don King was originally first in Version #2). And the text under "Tour Credits" (now with a pink font) is completely different.
My (version #3) tour book is printed in the USA.
Publisher: Stadium Management Corporation
Guide price: 90 €
Papa Joe's Boys - The Jacksons Story
'Papa Joe's Boys - The Jackson Story' was released in the USA in 1983 by publisher Starbooks and written through Leonard Pitts JR.
The book that tells the stories and facts on the Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, the entire family up to the 'Thriller' era.
With really great and unusual black & white photos of the Jacksons supplied by RIGHT ON! Magazine.
My book is printed in the USA with the ISBN: 0-89531-037-6.
Author: Leonard Pitts JR.
Guide price: 25 €
The 'Destiny Tour' book was released on January 22nd, 1979 by Spencer Graphic Service together with the opening concert in Bremen to promote the 'Destiny' album.
After ten years their destiny was just beginning and they revealed a new dimension in sight and sound.
The book with Peacock artwork on cover has a lot of beautiful pictures of the brothers and together with their friends.
My tour book is printed in the USA.
Publisher: Spencer Graphic Service
Guide price: 30 €
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