2021

January 03 : Janet celebrates Eissa’s 4th birthday in London and posts a birthday message on her social medias.

January 21 : On her social medias, LaToya congratulates Joe Biden & Kamala Harris on Inauguration Day. Janet does not comment on this historical day.

January 22 : Paris Jackson’s second music video Eyelids ft. andy hull, premieres on her YouTube channel.

January 23 : Janet & Randy post the same message on their social medias following the death of Larry King : We celebrate the life of our friend, Larry King. A legend in media that held up incomparable standards that will be missed today. ~ The Jackson Family

LaToya posts her own message : I am so grateful to have known such a warm soul!
RIP Larry. You will be missed!🙏

Previous year : 2020

LaToya On Stage : The 80’s

TV performances, Interviews and concerts from LaToya Jackson during the 80’s.

November 8, 1980 : LaToya performs “If You Feel the Funk” and “Are You Ready” on the Soul Train Show.

November 10, 1980 : LaToya performs “Night Time Lover” and “If You Feel The Funk” on Dutch TV Show TopPop.

LaToya performs Night Time Lover on Solid Gold.

December 13, 1980 : LaToya performs “Night Time Lover” and “If You Feel The Funk” on American Bandstand.

February 12, 1981 : LaToya performs “Night Time Lover” and “If You Feel The Funk” on another duch TV show.

October 10, 1981 : LaToya performs “Stay The Night” on the Soul Train Show.

Michael and Latoya private home tape at Hayvenhurst in 1983.

April 24, 1984 : LaToya is a guest on Good Morning America with Barbara Walters.

June 30, 1984 : LaToya and Howard Hewett sing “Heart Don’t Lie.” LaToya  sings “Bet’cha Gonna Need My Lovin’ on American Bandstand.

August 25 : LaToya performs “Heart Don’t Lie” on Solid Gold.

September 8, 1984 : LaToya performs “Hot Potato” on Solid Gold.

February 13, 1985 : Latoya guest stars as herself in an episode of “The Fall Guy” where she performs her single “Hot Potato”.

October 27, 1985 : Janet supports LaToya by performing background vocals on her song “Baby Sister” during a live performance at the 16th annual World Popular Song Festival in Japan. “Baby Sister is the 1st single from LaToya’s ‘s 4th studio album “Imagination” released in 1986.

March 27, 1988 : The single “You’re Gonna Get Rocked!” is  released throughout the U.S., Europe, and Canada. It will peak at #103, barely missing the Billboard Hot 100. Latoya shoots a music video for this song and performs the song on several TV shows around the world.

March 29, 1988 : LaToya gives her very first full concert at Donald Trump’s Castle Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City before a sold-out audience. Katherine, Rebbie, Janet & Rene attend the performance and visit her backstage with Donald Trump.

October 1988 : LaToya’s 5th studio album titled “LaToya” is released by RCA.”You’re Gonna Get Rocked!” is released as a single. The video is directed by Greg Gold. A huge promotion campaign followed in the fall of 1988, with LaToya performing the song live on many different TV shows worldwide. LaToya performs “You’re Gonna Get Rocked” on the German TV shows Eurotops and Extratour, on the Dutch program “Countdown”, in Caracas for Venezuelan television.

January 31, 1989 : LaToya gives a press conference in New York City to reveal her upcoming cover for Playboy Magazine. She is a guest on “Good Morning America” at ABC Studios and “Late Night With David Letterman”.

February 1989 : LaToya appears on the March cover of Playboy magazine and stops talking to the family who blames her manager Jack Gordon. She gives a one hour interview on the Phil Donahue Show.

March 1989 : LaToya performs her new single “Such a Wicked Love” in Puerto Vallarta for Mexican television and in Caracas for the Venezuelan television program “Only For Men”. She also performs her single “You Blew” in Caracas for the Venezuelan television program “Only For Men” and in two German TV shows, including Günther Jauch’s Na Siehste!

March 25, 1989 : LaToya debuts her new single “Such a Wicked Love” on “Bob Hope’s Easter Vacation in the Bahamas”. NBC’s Standards and Practices department censor her performance, deeming her dance moves “too prurient” for prime time television.

June 1989 : Teldec Records initiates a huge promotional campaign for LaToya’s new single “Bad Girl” presenting the song in four TV shows, including Günther Jauch’s Na Siehste! (where she had previously performed her last single You Blew), followed by a performance on ZDF Fernsehgarten and the NDR Talk-Show (both shows being broadcast on the same day). The music video for the track shows LaToya with two male dancers who also performed with her on the TV shows.

September 1989: LaToya performs a “Sizzling Spectacular” concert on pay-per-view at Bally’s Reno in Nevada.

Y&R Characters

Brooks Family

Foster Family

Chancellor Family

Newman Family

Abbott Family

Winter Family

Baldwin/Fisher Family

The Newmans 

Family members currently on the show will appear in bold. Spouses appear in italics.

First Generation

Second Generation

Third Generation

Fourth Generation

Characters from order of appearance* (characters/actors still on the show in bold)

*only main characters that have been on the show for at least 3 months

Jill Foster : First appearance March 27, 1973  

Portrayed by :  Brenda Dickson (1973–1980, 1983–1987)
Bond Gideon (1980)
Deborah Adair (1980–1983, 1986)
Melinda O. Fee (1984)
Jess Walton (1987-present)

Elizabeth “Liz” Foster : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance June 18, 2010 (death on screen)

Portrayed by Julianna McCarthy (1973-1982, 1984-1986, 1993, 2003-2004, 2008, 2010)

William “Snapper” Foster Jr : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance June 21, 2010 (moved to London)

Portrayed by William Gray Espy (1973–75, 2003)
David Hasselhoff (1975–82, 2010)

Gregory “Greg” Foster : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance June 21, 2010 (he lives in Chicago)

Portrayed by James Houghton (1973–76, 2003)
Brian Kerwin (1976–77)
Wings Hauser (1977–81, 2010)
Howard McGillin (1981–82)

Stuart Brooks : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance in 1983 (death offscreen)

Portrayed by Robert Colbert (1973-1983)

Jennifer Brooks : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance 1977 (death on screen)

Portrayed by Dorothy Green (1973-1977)

Christine “Chris” Brooks : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance April 13, 1984 (moved to London)

Portrayed by Trish Stewart (1973–78, 1984)
Lynne Topping Richter (1979–82)

Lauralee “Lorie” Brooks : First appearance December 1973

Last appearance March 26, 2018 (moved to Chicago)

Portrayed by Jaime Lyn Bauer (1973–82, 1984, 2002, 2018)

Leslie Brooks : First appearance March 1973

Last appearance March 26, 2018 (left town)

Portrayed by Janice Lynde (1973–77, 2018)
Victoria Mallory (1977–84)

Peggy Brooks : First appearance March 1973

Last appearance April 13, 1984 (left town)

Portrayed by Pamela Peters Solow (1973-81; 1984)
Patricia Everly (1979)

Katherine Chancellor : First appearance November 1973

Last appearance December 15, 2020 (death offscreen)

Portrayed by Jeanne Cooper (1973-2013)
Michael Learned (temp. 2011) Gisele MacKenzie (temp. 1986) Beverly Garland (temp. 1981)

Phillip Chancellor II : First appearance in November1973

Last appearance in June 1975 (death on screen)

Portrayed by John Considine (1973-1974)
Donelly Rhoades (1974-1975)

Brock Reynolds : First appearance in November 1974

Last appearance September 4, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Beau Kazer (1974–80, 1984–86, 1990–92, 1999–200, 42008–11, 2013)

William “Bill” Foster : First appearance in 1974

Last appearance in 1975 (death on screen)

Portrayed by Charles H. Gray (1974-1975)

Phillip Chancellor III : First appearance December 25, 1975 (born onscreen)

Last appearance May 30, 2011 (moved to Sydney)

Portrayed by Dick Billingsley (1978–1981)
Chris Hebert (1981–1982)
Jimmy Keegan (1983)
Thom Bierdz (1986–2011)

Derek Thurston : First appearance 1976

Last appearance April 13, 1984 (left town)

Portrayed by Caleb Stoddard (1976)
Jeff Cooper (1976)
Joe Ladue (1977–81, 1984)

Paul Williams : First appearance May 23, 1978 

Portrayed by : Doug Davidson (1978-present)

Nicole “Nikki” Reed : First appearance February 27, 1978 

Portrayed by : Erica Hope (1978–1979)
Melody Thomas Scott (1979-present)

Cassandra “Casey” Reed : First appearance March 1978

Last appearance April 1998 (left town)

Portrayed by Roberta Leighton (1978–81, 1984–89, 1998)

Nicholas “Nick” Reed : First appearance in 1979

Last apperarance ; 1979 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Scott Anthony Leet and formerly Quinn Redeker

Christian Miller aka Victor Newman : First appearance February 8, 1980 

Portrayed by Eric Braeden (Feb 1980-present)

Julia Newman : First appearance February 1980

Last appearance March 26, 2018 (left town)

Portrayed by Meg Bennett (1980-1984, 1986-1987, 2002, 2018)

Daniel “Danny” Romalotti Sr : First appearance in 1980

Last appearance September 4, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Michael Damian (1980–1998, 2002–04, 2008, 2012–13)

John Abbott : First appearance 1980

Last appearance on December 1, 2020 (died onscreen on August 18, 2006 but came back in deams)

Portrayed by Brett Hasley (1980-1981)
Jerry Douglas (1982-2006)
Jonathan Stoddard (2017-2019 as flashbacks as younger John)

Jack Abbott : First appearance July 22, 1980 

Portrayed by  Terry Lester (1980–1989)
Brett Porter (1986)
Peter Bergman (1989-present)

Mamie Johnson : First appearance 1980

Last appearance September 14, 2004 (left town)

Portrayed by
Marguerite Ray (1980–1990)
Veronica Redd (1990–2004)

Steven Williams : First appearance in 1980

Last appearance in 1981 (left town)

Portrayed by David Winn (1980-1981)

Patty Williams : First appearance February 1980

Last appearance November 8, 2016 (institutionalized)

Portrayed by Lilibet Stern (1980-1982)
Andrea Evans (1983-1984)
Stacy Haiduk (2009-2016)

Mary Williams : First appearance March 1980

Last appearance May 10, 2004 (died offscreen)

Portrayed by Carolyn Conwell (1980–2004)

Gina Roma : First appearance 1982

Last appearance September 4, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Patty Weaver (1982–2009, 2013)

Esther Valentine : First appearance April 8, 1982 

Portrayed by Kate Linder (April 1982-present)

Diane Jenkins : First appearance May 1982

Last appearance August 5, 2011 (died onscreen)

Portrayed by Alex Donnelley (1982-2001)
Susan Walters (2001-2010)
Maura West (2010-2011)

Ashley Abbott : First appearance June 11, 1982 

Eileen Davidson (1982–1988) (1999-present)
Brenda Epperson (1988–1995)
Shari Shattuck (1996–1999)

Traci Abbott : First appearance June 17, 1982 

Portrayed by Beth Maitland (1982–96, 1999, 2001–present)

Victoria Newman : First appearance late 1982 (born on screen)

Portayed by Ashley Nicole Millan (1982–1990)
Heather Tom (1990–2003)
Sarah Aldrich (1997)
Amelia Heinle (2005-present)

Neil Fenmore : First appearance January 20, 1983

Last appearance 1986 (died onscreen)

Portrayed by Jim Storm

Lauren Fenmore : First appearance January 21, 1983

Portrayed by Tracey E. Bregman (1983-1995, 2000, 2001-present)

Dina Abbott Mergeron : First appearance May 27, 1983

Last appearance : October 16, 2020 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Marla Adams (1983–86, 1991, 1996, 2008, 2017-2020)

Christine Blair : First appearance July 15, 1983 

Portrayed by Lauralee Bell (1983-2006, 2007, 2010-present)

Rex Sterling : First appearance July 2, 1987

Last appearance July 6, 2004 (death onscreen in 1994 but came back in dreams)

Portrayed by Quinn Redeker (1987–1994, 2004)

Nathan Hastings : First appearance 1984

Last appearance 1996 (died onscreen)

Portrayed by Nathan Purdee (1984-1992)
Randy Brooks (1992-1995)
Adam Lazzare-White (1995-1996)

Brad Carlton : First appearance April 8, 1985

Last appearance in 2009 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Don Diamont (1985-1996, 1998-2009)

Carl Williams : First appearance 1986

Last appearance 1999 (left town)

Portrayed by Brett Hadley (1986-1991, 1998-1999)

Phillip “Chance” Chancellor IV : First appearance March 15, 1988 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Andrew Clark Rogers (1988)
Chuckie and Kenny Gravino (1988-1989)
Scott and Shaun Markley (1989-1993)
Thomas Dekker (1993)
Courtland Mead (1993-1995)
Alex D. Linz (1995-1996)
Nicholas Pappone (1996-1999)
Penn Badgley (2000-2001)
John Driscoll (2009-2011)
Donny Boaz (2019-present)
Justin Gaston (Temp. 2020)

Scott Grainger : First appearance April 1988

Last appearance :  November 16, 1993 (died onscreen during a crossover on Bold And Beautiful)

Portrayed by Peter Barton (1988-1993)

Nicholas “Nick” Newman : First appearance December 31, 1988 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Marco and Stefan Flores (1989)
Griffin Ledner (1990–1991)
John Alden (1991–1994)
Joshua Morrow (1994–present)

Sheila Carter : First appearance May 1990

Last appearance in 2006 (left town)

Portrayed by Kimberlin Brown (1990-2006)

Olivia Barber : First appearance May 1990

Last appearance February 15, 2012 (left town)

Portrayed by Tonya Lee Williams (1990–2005, 2007–2012)

Drucilla Barber : First appearance May 1990

Last appearance : April 6, 2007 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Victoria Rowell (1990–2000, 2002–2007)

Kate Valentine aka Chloe Mitchell : First appearance July 27, 1990 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by  Darla and Sandra Greer (1990–1991)
Danielle Ryah (1994)
Elizabeth Hendrickson (2008-present)

Neil Winters : First appearance February 14, 1991

Last appearance : April 23, 2019 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Kristoff St. John (1991-2019)

Scott “Scotty” Grainger Jr : First appearance March 8, 1991 (born onscreen)

Last appearance January 17, 2018 (left town)

Portrayed by Hannah and Jessica Gist (1993-1994)
Joseph Tello (1993–1994)
GemIni Barnett (1994)
Blair Redford (2005-2006)
Daniel Hall (2017-2018)

Michael Baldwin : First appearance November 26, 1991

Portrayed by Christian LeBlanc (1991-1993, 1997-present)

Nathan “Nate” Hastings Jr : First appearance September 22, 1992 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Christopher Pope (1995)
Malcolm Hunter (1995–1996)
Bryant Jones (1996–2002)
Walter Fauntleroy (2011)
Brooks Darnell (2018–2019)
Sean Dominic (2019-present)

William “Billy” Abbott : First appearance July 7, 1993 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by David Tom (1999–2002, 2014)
Ryan Brown (2002–2003)
Scott Seymour (2006)
Billy Miller (2008–2014)
Burgess Jenkins (2014–2016)
Jason Thompson (2016-present)

Hope Adams : First appearance 1993

Last appearance August 26, 2020 (died onscreen in 2008 but came back in dreams)

Portrayed by
Signy Coleman (1993–2002, 2008–2012)
Beth Toussaint (2006)
Maggie Gwin (2020)

Malcolm Winters : First appearance May 1994

Last appearance April 26, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Shemar Moore (1994–2005, 2014, 2019)
Darius McCrary (2009–2011)

Sharon Collins : First appearance June 27, 1994

Portrayed by Monica Potter (1994)
Heidi Mark (1994)
Sharon Case (1994-present)

Phyllis Summers : First appearance October 18, 1994 

Portrayed by Michelle Stafford (1994–1997) (2000-2013) (2019-present)
Sandra Nelson (1997–1999)

Gina Tognoni (2014–2019)

Victor “Adam” Newman Jr : First appearance April 24, 1995 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Hayden Tank (1996-1998, 2002)
Chris Engen (2008-2009)
Michael Muhney (2009-2014)
Justin Hartley (2014-2016)
Mark Grossman (2019-present)
Dane West (11 year old via flashbacks) (2020)

Daniel “Danny” Romalotti Jr : First appearance May 19, 1994 (born onscreen)

Last appearance September 1, 2016

Portrayed by Desiree & Hannah Wheel (1994-1996)
Michael McElroy (1996-1997)
Chase MacKenzie Bebak (1997-1998)
Roland Gibbons (1997)
Cam Gigandet (2004)
Michael Graziadei (2004-2013, 2016)

Lily Winters : First appearance June 26, 1995 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Vanessa Carson (1996)
Brooke Marie Bridges (1997–2000)
Christel Khalil (2002-present)

Noah Newman : First appearance March 3, 1997 (born onscreen)

Last appearance : September 7, 2020 (he lives in London)

Hunter Allan (2005-2008)
Kevin Scmidt (2008-2010, 2011-2012)
Luke Kleintank (2010-2011)
Robert Adamson (2012-2018, 2020)

Abby Newman : First appearance November 13, 2000 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Madison and Morgan Reinherz (2000–2003)
Rachel and Amanda Pace (2003)
Darcy Rose Byrnes (2003–2008)
Hayley Erin (2008–2010)
Emme Rylan (2010–2013)
Melissa Ordway (2013-present)

Kyle Abbott : First appearance January 8, 2001 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by  Garrett Ryan (2010–2012)
Blake Hood (2012–2013)
Hartley Sawyer (2013–2014)
Lachlan Buchanan (2015–2016)
Michael Mealor (2018-present)

Kevin Fisher : First appearance July 11, 2003 

Portrayed by Greg Rikaart (2003-2018, 2019-present)

Todd Williams : First appearance : 2004

Last apperarance : 2013

Portrayed by Corbin Bernsen (2004-2013)

Tom Fisher : First appearance April 9, 2004

Last appearance April 8, 2009 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Jonathan Fraser (2004)
Roscoe Born (2005-2006, 2009)

Devon Hamilton : First appearance June 1, 2004

Portrayed by Bryton James (2004-present)

Fenmore Baldwin : First appearance October 13, 2006

Last appearance Jan. 21, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Amiel and Avital Weiss (2006-2007)
Riley and Matthew Esham (2007-2008)
Aidan and Andrew Gonzales (2008-2009)
Robbie Tucker (2009-2012)
Max Ehrich (2012—2015)
Zach Tinker (2018-2019)

Summer Newman : First appearance December 19, 2006 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Elara and Rhea Kerwin (2006–2008)
Bianca and Chiara D’Ambrosio (2008)
Sophia and Angelia Hert (2008–2009)
Samantha Bailey (2009–2012)
Lindsay Bushman (2012)
Hunter King (2012-present)

Ethan “Cane” Ashby (né Atkinson) : First appearance January 12, 2007

Last appearance November 28, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Daniel Goddard (2007–2019)

Cordelia “Delia” Katherine Valentine Abbott : First appearance February 16, 2009 (born onscreen)

Last appearance December 16, 2020 (in a dream but the character died onscreen on October 14, 2013)

Portrayed by Riley, Olivia and Isabelle Jones
(2009–2010)
Alix and Madeline Dubois (2010–2011)
Sophie Pollono (2011-2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020)

Ryder Callahan : First appearance July 9, 2009

Last appearance March 3, 2011 (left town)

Portrayed by Wilson Bethel (2009-2011)

Daisy Carter : First appearance October 30, 2009

Last appearance September 28, 2012 (left town)

Portrayed by Yvonne Zima

Faith Newman : First appearance September 30, 2009 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Lutsky Twins (2009–11)
Madison & Brynn Bowie (2011)
Alyvia Alyn Lind (2011-present)

Charlie Ashby : First appearance June 25, 2010 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Parker Rose Curry (2010–12)
Aidan Clark (2013–16)
Brandin Stennis (2016–17)
Noah Alexander Gerry (2017-present)

Mattie Ashby : First appearance June 25, 2010 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Jordan Lemnah (2010–12)
McKenna Roberts (2013–17)
Lexie Stevenson (2017-present)

Sofia Dupre : First appearance July 20, 2010

Last appearance April 26, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Julia Pace Mitchell

Colin Atkinson : First appearance December 8, 2010

Last appearance November 28, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Tristan Rogers ((2010–2012, 2014–2017, 2019)

Lucy Romalotti : First appearance January 3, 2011 (born onscreen)

Last appearance January 3, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Monte, James and Viviana (2011-2012)
Abigail and Olivia Moore (2012–2013)

Moses Winters : First appearance October 11, 2011

Last appearance April 26, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Phoenix & Zion Collins (2011-2013)
Randall L. Smith (2013-2016)
Dax Randall (2016-2019)

Chelsea Lawson : First appearance November 11, 2011 

Portrayed by Melissa Claire Egan (2011-present)

John “Johnny” Abbott : First appearance April 9, 2012 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Luke West (2012-present)

Dylan McAvoy : First appearance January 29, 2013

Last appearance January 27, 2017 (left town)

Portrayed by Steve Burton (2013-2017)

Hilary Curtis : First appearance June 14, 2013

Last appearance December 1, 2020 (in a dream but death onscreen on July 27, 2018)

Portrayed by Mishael Morgan

Connor Newman : First appearance August 12, 2013 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Brady and Cooper Friedman (2013)
Nolan and Michael Webb (2013–2014)
Owen and Henry Leark (2014–2015)
Asher and Brayden McDonell (2015)
Gunner and Ryder Gadbois (2015–2018)
Judah Mackey (2019-present)

Mariah Copeland : First appearance January 27, 2014 

Portrayed by Camryn Grimes (2014-present)

Katherine Rose “Katie” Abbott Newman : First appearance November 17, 2014 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Sienne Mercuri (2018-present)

Christian Newman : First appearance October 7, 2015 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Jamie and Alister Tobias (2015-2019)

Alex Wilson (2019-present)

Bella Fisher : First appearance in 2016

Portrayed by Martie Blair (2019-present)

Tessa Porter : First appearance March 24, 2017

Portrayed by Cait Fairbanks (2017-present)

Rey Rosales : First appearance August 17, 2018 

Portrayed by Jordi Vilasuso (2018-present)

Lola Rosales : First appearance on September 14, 2018 

Portrayed by Sasha Calle (2018-present)

Elena Dawson : First appearance March 19, 2019 

Portrayed by Brytni Sarpy (2019-present)

Theo Vanderway : First appearance May 9, 2019

Last appearance : December 14, 2020 (left town)

Portrayed by Nic Luken (2019)
Tyler Johnson (2019-2020)

Amanda Sinclair : First appearance September 18th, 2019

Portrayed by Mishael Morgan (Sept 2019-present)

Miles Mitchell Fisher : First appearance in October 2020 (born onscreen)

Miles is the son of Kevin Fisher and Chloe Michell

Sally Spectra : First appearance on November 3, 2020 (crossover from Bold & Beautiful) 

Portrayed by Courtney Hope (Nov 2020-present)

Naya Benedict : First appearance on December 24, 2020

Portrayed by Ptosha Storey (December 2020-present)

“Moving Violation” era (1974-1976)

Moving

1/Original track listing from the album released on May 15, 1975 (recorded in 1974-1975)

“Forever Came Today” (originally performed by the Supremes) (Holland-Dozier-Holland) – 6:23
“Moving Violation” (Liz Shaw, Harold Beatty) – 3:37
“(You Were Made) Especially for Me” (Michael Lovesmith, Brian Holland) – 3:28
“Honey Love” (Michael Lovesmith, Edward Holland, Brian Holland) – 4:40

“Body Language (Do the Love Dance)” (Hal Davis, Donald Fletcher) – 4:07
“All I Do Is Think of You” (Michael Lovesmith, Brian Holland) – 3:17
“Breezy” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 3:38
“Call of the Wild” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 2:33
“Time Explosion” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 4:13

Re-release

In 2001, Motown Records remastered all J5 albums in a “Two Classic Albums/One CD” series (much like they did in the late 1980s). This album was paired up with Dancing Machine. The bonus tracks were the outtakes “Through Thick and Thin” (which appeared on 1976’s Joyful Jukebox Music) and the Disc-o-Tech #3 Remix of “Forever Came Today”.

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single :”Forever Came Today” (released on June 10, 1975)

2nd single : All I Do Is Think of You” (released on November 5, 1975)

3rd single : “Body Language (Do the Love Dance)” (released on January 24, 1976)

7/TV peformances

June 16, 1975 : The Jackson 5 performs Moving Violation at the Dinah Show and Janet & Randy do their Sonny & Cher skit.

June 28, 1975 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing MachineMoving Violation & Just A Little Bit Of You (by Michael) at American Bandstand.

July 1975 : The Jackson 5 perform Forever Came Today & Body Language at the Carol Burnett Show without Jermaine!

October 5, 1975 : The J5 perform Forever Came Today, All I Do Is Think Of YouOne Day In Your LifeJust A Little Bit Of You & We’ve Got Forever at the Soul Train Show.

February 16, 1976 : The Jacksons perform Forever Came Today at the Rich Little Show.

8/Concerts

The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976

Previous era : « Forever, Michael » era (1974-1975)

Following era : Motown Years Compilation Albums

“Forever, Michael” era (1974-1975)

Forever

1/Original track listing from the album released on January 16, 1975 (recorded in 1974)

1. “We’re Almost There”
2. “Take Me Back”
3. “One Day in Your Life”
4. “Cinderella Stay Awhile”
5. “We’ve Got Forever”
6. “Just a Little Bit of You”
7. “You Are There”
8. “Dapper-Dan”
9. “Dear Michael”
10. “I’ll Come Home to You”

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single :”We’re Almost There” (released in February 1975)

2nd single : “Just a Little Bit of You” (released in April 1975°)

7/TV peformances

March 16, 1975 : The Jackson 5 appear on the Cher TV show.They are introduced by Janet and they perform I Am Love + a skit called The World Is a Mess and finally Cher joins the group to perform a medley of I Want You Back/I’ll Be There/Never Can Say Goodbye/The Love You Save/Dancing Machine.

June 16, 1975 : The Jackson 5 performs Moving Violation at the Dinah Show and Janet & Randy do their Sonny & Cher skit.

June 28, 1975 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing MachineMoving Violation & Just A Little Bit Of You (by Michael) at American Bandstand.

July 1975 : The Jackson 5 perform Forever Came Today & Body Language at the Carol Burnett Show without Jermaine!

October 5, 1975 : The J5 perform Forever Came Today, All I Do Is Think Of YouOne Day In Your LifeJust A Little Bit Of You & We’ve Got Forever at the Soul Train Show.

8/Concerts

The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976

Previous era : « Dancing Machine » era (1973-1975)

Following era : « Moving Violation » era (1974-1976)

“Dancing Machine” era (1973-1975)

Dancing

1/Original track listing from the album released on September 5, 1974 (recorded in 1973-1974)

“I Am Love” (Don Fenceton, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson, Ronnie Rancifer) – 7:29
“Whatever You Got, I Want” (Gene Marcellino, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson) – 2:58
“She’s a Rhythm Child” (Clarence Drayton, Hal Davis, Ruth Talmage) – 2:39
“Dancing Machine” (Donald Fletcher, Hal Davis, Weldon Dean Parks) – 2:43
“The Life of the Party” (Clarence Drayton, Hal Davis, Tamy Smith) – 2:35
“What You Don’t Know” (Gene Marcellino, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson) – 4:25
“If I Don’t Love You This Way” (Leon Ware, Pam Sawyer) – 3:28
“It All Begins and Ends with Love” (Don Fenceton, Jerry Marcellino, Mel Larson) – 3:07
“The Mirrors of My Mind” (Charlotte O’Hara, Donald Fletcher, Nita Garfield) – 3:08

Re-release

In 2001, Motown Records remastered all Jackson 5 albums in a “Two Classic Albums/One CD” series (much like they did in the late 1980s). This album was paired up with Moving Violation. The bonus tracks were the outtakes “Through Thick and Thin” and the Disc-o-Tech #3 Remix of “Forever Came Today”.

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single : “Dancing Machine” (released on February 19, 1974)

2nd single :“Whatever You Got, I Want” (released on October 1, 1974)

3rd single : “The Life Of The Party” (released on November 29, 1974 in UK only)

4th single : “I Am Love” (released onDecember 23, 1974)

7/TV peformances

November 17, 1973 : The Jackson 5 are special guests at the Soul Train Show where they perform Get It Together,  Dancing Machine, You’re in Good Hands (by Jermaine), With A child’s Heart (by Michael) & Don’t Say Goodbye Again.

January 5, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Get It Together & Dancing Machine at the Bob Hope Special.

January 10, 1974 : One More Chance, a Jackson 5 TV Special is aired on CBS. The group performs Get It Together + a medley of I Want You Back/ABC/I’ll Be There/Ben/Daddy’s Home/Never Can Say Goodbye/The Love You Save and another medley Up a Lazy River/Opus One (with the Mills Brothers)

January 30, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine at the Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour.

March 11, 1974 : Michael sings When I Grow Up with Roberta Flack at the Free To Be… You and Me TV show.

March 16, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine & This Old Man/ABC at the Carol Burnett Show. Janet makes her TV debut and performs with Randy a Sonny & Cher skit.

April 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform It’s Too Late To Change the Time & Dancing Machine at the Mike Douglas Show.

April 4, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Let It Be, Never Can Say Goodbye & Dancing Machine at the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

April 9, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform It’s Too Late To Change The Time & Dancing Machine at the Merv Griffin Show.

April 10, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform I Want You Back/ABC at the Sandy in Disneyland TV special.

August 19, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine & a medley of Killing Me Softly with his song/By The Time I Get To Phoenix/Danny Boy at the Tonight Show with Bill Cosby.

September, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine at the Jerry Lewis Telethon.

September 3, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine at the Merv Griffin Show. Janet & Randy perform their Vegas skit.

September 22, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Life Of The Party at the Sonny Comedy Revue.

October 19, 1974 : Michael performs Whatever You Got I Want, What You Don’t Know & If I Don’t Love You This Way at the Soul Train Show.

November 15, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine & It’s Too Late To Change The Time at the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

March 16, 1975 : The Jackson 5 appear on the Cher TV show.They are introduced by Janet and they perform I Am Love + a skit called The World Is a Mess and finally Cher joins the group to perform a medley of I Want You Back/I’ll Be There/Never Can Say Goodbye/The Love You Save/Dancing Machine.

8/Concerts

The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976

Previous era : « G.I.T.: Get It Together » era (1973-1974)

Following era : « Forever, Michael » era (1974-1975)

“G.I.T.: Get It Together” era (1973-1974)

GIT

1/Original track listing from the album released on September 12, 1973 (recorded in 1973)

“Get It Together” 
“Don’t Say Goodbye Again” 
“Reflections” (originally by Diana Ross & the Supremes)
“Hum Along and Dance” (originally by the Temptations)
“Mama, I Got A Brand New Thing (Don’t Say No)” (originally by the Undisputed Truth)
“It’s Too Late to Change the Time” 
“You Need Love Like I Do (Don’t You)” (originally by Gladys Knight & the Pips and the Temptations)
“Dancing Machine” 

Re-release

In 2001, Motown Records remastered all J5 albums in a “Two Classic Albums/One CD” series (much like they did in the late 1980s). This album was paired up with Skywriter. The bonus tracks were the outtakes “Pride and Joy”, “Love’s Gone Bad” and “Love Is the Thing You Need”. “Love Is the Thing You Need” and “Pride and Joy” were released on Joyful Jukebox Music in 1976, and “Love’s Gone Bad” was released on Boogie in 1979.

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single : “Get It Together”  (released on August 3, 1973)

2nd single :“Dancing Machine” (released on February 19, 1974)

7/TV peformances

November 17, 1973 : The Jackson 5 are special guests at the Soul Train Show where they perform Get It Together,  Dancing Machine, You’re in Good Hands (by Jermaine), With A child’s Heart (by Michael) & Don’t Say Goodbye Again.

January 5, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Get It Together & Dancing Machine at the Bob Hope Special.

January 10, 1974 : One More Chance, a Jackson 5 TV Special is aired on CBS. The group performs Get It Together + a medley of I Want You Back/ABC/I’ll Be There/Ben/Daddy’s Home/Never Can Say Goodbye/The Love You Save and another medley Up a Lazy River/Opus One (with the Mills Brothers)

January 30, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine at the Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour.

March 11, 1974 : Michael sings When I Grow Up with Roberta Flack at the Free To Be… You and Me TV show.

March 16, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine & This Old Man/ABC at the Carol Burnett Show. Janet makes her TV debut and performs with Randy a Sonny & Cher skit.

April 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform It’s Too Late To Change the Time & Dancing Machine at the Mike Douglas Show.

April 4, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Let It Be, Never Can Say Goodbye & Dancing Machine at the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

April 9, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform It’s Too Late To Change The Time & Dancing Machine at the Merv Griffin Show.

April 10, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform I Want You Back/ABC at the Sandy in Disneyland TV special.

August 19, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine & a medley of Killing Me Softly with his song/By The Time I Get To Phoenix/Danny Boy at the Tonight Show with Bill Cosby.

September, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine at the Jerry Lewis Telethon.

September 3, 1974 : The Jackson 5 perform Dancing Machine at the Merv Griffin Show. Janet & Randy perform their Vegas skit.

8/Concerts

The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976

Previous era : « Music & Me » era (1972-1973)

Following era : « Dancing Machine » era (1973-1975)

“Music & Me” era (1972-1973)

Music and Me

1/Original track listing from the album released on April 15, 1973 (recorded 1972-1973)

1. “With a Child’s Heart”
2. “Up Again”
3. “All the Things You Are”
4. “Happy” (Love Theme from Lady Sings the Blues)
5. “Too Young”
6. “Doggin’ Around”
7. “Euphoria”
8. “Morning Glow”
9. “Johnny Raven”
10. “Music and Me”

The track order of 7-9 were changed in later releases. “Johnny Raven” was moved to track 7, “Euphoria” was moved to track 8 and “Morning Glow” was moved to track 9.

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single : “With a Child’s Heart” (released on May 5, 1973)

2nd single :“Happy” (released on July 10, 1973)

3rd single : “Music And Me” (released in October 1973)

7/TV peformances

November 17, 1973 : The Jackson 5 are special guests at the Soul Train Show where they perform Get It Together,  Dancing Machine, You’re in Good Hands (by Jermaine), With A child’s Heart (by Michael) & Don’t Say Goodbye Again.

8/Concerts

The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976

Previous era : « Skywriter » era (1972-1973)

Following era : « G.I.T.: Get It Together » era (1973-1974)

“Skywriter” era (1972-1973)

Skywriter

1/Original track listing from the album released on March 29, 1973 (recorded 1972-1973)

“Skywriter” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 3:08
“Hallelujah Day” (Freddie Perren, Christine Yarian) – 2:46
“The Boogie Man” (Deke Richards) – 2:56
“Touch” (originally performed by the Supremes) (Pam Sawyer, Frank Wilson) – 3:00
“Corner of the Sky” (from the Broadway musical Pippin) (recorded 1972) (Stephen Schwartz) – 3:33
“I Can’t Quit Your Love” (originally performed by the Four Tops) (Leonard Caston, Kathy Wakefield) – 3:12
“Uppermost” (Clifton Davis) – 2:26
“World of Sunshine” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 2:45
“Ooh, I’d Love to Be with You” (Fonce Mizell, Larry Mizell) – 2:49
“You Made Me What I Am” (The Corporation) – 2:50

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

Re-release

In 2001, Motown Records remastered all J5 albums in a “Two Classic Albums/One CD” series (much like they did in the late 1980s). This album was paired up with Get It Together. The bonus tracks were the outtakes “Pride and Joy”, “Love’s Gone Bad” and “Love Is the Thing You Need”. Each of these tracks also appear on the compilation album Joyful Jukebox Music/Boogie.

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single : “Corner Of The Sky” (released on October 2, 1972)

2nd single :“Hallelujah Day” (released on February 26, 1973)

7/TV peformances

8/Concerts

The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976

 

Previous era : « Ben » era (1972-1973)

Following era : « Music & Me » era (1972-1973)