Before Michael Jackson was the king of pop, he was listening to Motown along with everyone else. See which singers influenced Jackson's musical style.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame cites soul/funk band Sly and the Family Stone as a precursor to the Jackson 5. Here, Stone makes his first major public appearance in almost 13 years during a tribute to "Sly & The Family Stone" at the 48th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Feb. 8, 2006.
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