Tito Jackson

American singer Tito Jackson

For the Boston City Council member, see Tito Jackson Tito JacksonBirth name Toriano Adaryll JacksonBorn Template:Safesubst:October 15, 1953 (1953-10-15) (age 58)Template:Safesubst:Gary, Indiana, U.S. Died Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalistYears active 1964–present Toriano Adaryll "Tito" Jackson (born October 15, 1953) is an American singer and lead guitarist and original member of The Jackson 5.
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Michael Jackson's brother Tito Jackson marries his high school sweetheart: Part 1
Yahoo News - 5 months
The couple met at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, and Delores "Dee Dee" Jackson became part of the Jacksons' whirlwind of fame.
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Tito Jackson on Releasing Solo Music at Age 62
Yahoo News - over 1 year
“This is my official debut," he said.
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Tito Jackson traces Michael's steps in new favela video
Reuters.com - almost 2 years
Michael Jackson's brother, Tito, returns to the favela where the iconic "They Don't Care About Us" video was filmed, to record a new song alongside a community project. Rough Cut (No reporter narration).
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Heroin remains top drug concern in Boston, despite recent focus on 'Molly'
Boston Globe - over 4 years
Despite increased attention on the designer hallucinogen drug Molly, including the high-profile arrest of a Dorchester resident in September, neighborhood leaders say their focus is on combatting heroin abuse, which remains a larger concern. City Councilor Tito Jackson, who represents Roxbury and parts of Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, the South End and Fenway, said that while the rise in the use of Molly is worrisome, he is more concerned about the issue of heroin addiction. He said a tenants’ organization had brought concerns about the use of Molly to him last summer, but that he had heard relatively little about the problem at the time.     
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City Councilor Tito Jackson holds on to District 7 seat
Boston Globe - over 4 years
Tito Jackson has held onto his District 7 City Council seat after facing two challengers in Tuesday’s Municipal Election.     
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At Roxbury forum Jackson, Crawford, Owens offer their visions for District 7
Boston Globe - over 4 years
With the election for the District 7 City Council seat just a week away, current sitting City Councilor Tito Jackson met with challengers Jamarhl Crawford and Roy Owens to discuss the issues facing the dense urban neighborhood.     
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City councilors to face off in Boston Vs Cambridge DJ duel
Boston Globe - over 4 years
Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung will mix it up with Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson in a DJ contest this weekend that is being billed the “Hometown DJ Throwdown.”     
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Michael Jackson's nephew says singer happy in final days
Yahoo News - over 4 years
By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson's nephew and co-guardian to his three children testified on Thursday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the late pop star's family that the "Thriller" singer appeared happy at a family party about month before his death in 2009. "He was in a good mood, he was happy, making jokes," T.J. Jackson, 34, the son of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson, told jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom about the last time he saw the self-styled "King of Pop." "We talked primarily about the children," T.J. said. "I wanted to have more kids, so did he. ...
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Michael Jackson's nephew testifies singer was humble family man
Yahoo News - over 4 years
By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson's nephew and co-guardian to his three children testified on Thursday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the late pop star's family that the "Thriller" singer was humble family man who supported his family in times of need. T.J. Jackson, 34, the son of Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson, offered a view into the private life of the King of Pop, who died at age 50 in Los Angeles in 2009 from an overdose of surgical anesthetic propofol ahead of a run of London concerts. T.J. ...
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Official Slams Roberts For 'Deceptive' And 'Disturbing' Remarks
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin is calling out Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts for making "deceptive" and "disturbing" remarks about voting rates among minorities in the Bay State. Justices heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge to the part of the Voting Rights Act that forces places with a history of discrimination, like the Deep South, to get approval before changing the way elections are held. During the arguments, Roberts asked Solicitor General Donald Verrilli if he knew "which state has the worst ratio of white voter turnout to African-American voter turnout," claiming that state is Massachusetts. “I’m calling him out,” Galvin told the Boston Globe. “We have one of the highest voter registrations in the country, so this whole effort to make a cheap-shot point at Massachusetts is deceptive,” Galvin said. Galvin didn't dispute Roberts' point, but said Massachusetts shouldn't be falsely represented in the Chief Justice's argument. ...
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Marc Lamont Hill: Overrated White People
Huffington Post - over 5 years
Today, our nation engages in one of its most bizarre cultural rituals: the celebration of Columbus Day as a national holiday. Although history proves that Christopher Columbus was an immoral treasure hunter who merely stumbled upon a region that had already been "discovered" by indigenous non-whites, we continue to praise the vicious conquistador as a hero. To honor the true spirit of Columbus Day, I have created my own list of overrated white people. Of course, this list is not exhaustive, as there are countless other White people who are equally underwhelming. Elvis Presley - Elvis didn't write his own songs (despite taking credit for them), barely played the guitar, and was a worse actor than the entire cast of Belly. Despite being a cheap facsimile of Little Richard, he is still known as the "King of Rock 'n Roll." Only in America... Ronald Reagan - You can't have a conversation with a Republican without hearing Reagan's name invoked as the patron saint of Ameri...
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T.J. Jackson to help keep 'outside forces' away from family money
LATimes - over 5 years
Katherine Jackson will share guardianship of her grandchildren with T.J. Jackson, a move that her attorneys said would "insure that no outside forces try to divert the family allowance." In their legal filings, Katherine Jackson's lawyers noted speculation about a plot to "gain control over Mrs. Jackson as a means to get at funds" belonging to Michael Jackson's children and expressed confidence in the new guardianship arrangement in preventing misconduct. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff, who had stripped Katherine Jackson of guardianship last week amid allegations that she had been kidnapped by family members, reappointed her at a court hearing Thursday. The judge said an investigation by the probate court found that she was doing "a wonderful job" raising Prince, 15; Paris, 14; and Blanket, 10. "It's clear to me the children are well cared for by Mrs. Jackson. It is clear to me they love her very much," he said. Tito Joe "T.J." Jackson, 34, who w...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tito Jackson
  • 2016
    Age 62
    For over 50 years, the Jacksons, the First Family of Pop Music, has been charting hits and in 2016 Tito Jackson joined his brothers and sisters and scored his first solo hit on the Billboard charts with the single “Get It Baby” featuring Big Daddy Kane from his forthcoming album Tito Time, becoming the ninth and final Jackson family sibling to place a solo single on the charts.
  • 2012
    Age 58
    In mid-2012, Jackson reunited with brothers Jackie, Marlon, and Jermaine by going on tour.
  • 2009
    Age 55
    During the tenure of his brothers' reality series, 2009's The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty, he served as one of the executive producers alongside his other brothers.
  • 2007
    Age 53
    In 2007, in the United Kingdom, Jackson appeared as a judge on the BBC celebrity singing competition Just the Two of Us for series two of the show.
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  • 2003
    Age 49
    Jackson began a solo career in 2003 performing as a blues musician in various clubs with his band, which includes producer and guitarist Angelo Earl and a management team that includes Ed Tate.
  • 1976
    Age 22
    Tito's guitar work made its debut after he and the Jacksons left Motown for CBS Records in 1976.
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  • 1972
    Age 18
    Jackson married Delores "Dee Dee" Martes in June 1972 at the age of 18, and later divorced in 1993.
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  • 1969
    Age 15
    In 1969, The Jackson 5 signed with Motown Records in Detroit, and scored several hit songs, including the number-one singles, "I Want You Back", "ABC", "The Love You Save" and "I'll Be There".
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  • 1968
    Age 14
    In January 1968, the Jackson Five's first single, "Big Boy", was released on the Steeltown label.
  • 1967
    Age 13
    After winning the Amateur Night competition for The Apollo Theater in August 1967, Joe Jackson began to work part-time from full-time at the steel mill to help his sons secure a recording contract.
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  • 1966
    Age 12
    In 1966, they changed their name from The Jackson Brothers to The Jackson Five, and won several talent shows around the Gary area.
  • 1953
    Born on October 15, 1953.
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