Tito Jackson was born on October 15, 1953, in Gary, Indiana. In 1967, he and his brothers formed a group called The Jackson 5, with Tito as lead guitarist. They had four No. 1 hits with Motown Records. In 1976, Tito and The Jackson 5 signed with Epic, and switched the group’s name to The Jacksons. In 2003, he became a blues musician.
He’s best called an associate of The Jackson 5 along with his four siblings Michael, Jackie, Marlon and Jermaine Jackson.
Tito Jackson is the next oldest child and second oldest man of the Jackson family. He was also called “the silent one” of your family. In 1967, Jackson and his brothers Jackie, Michael, Marlon and Jermaine started performing together as The Jackson 5, including winning a talent contest by covering The Temptations tune, “My Girl.”
Tito as well as the others of The Jackson 5 made their professional debut in a club in Indiana. Whoever owns the club, Keith Gordon, made a decision to give The Jackson 5 a opportunity to record in his recording studio. As the lead guitarist of the group, Tito have the success of four No. 1 hits signing with Motown Records.
In 1976, Tito and The Jackson 5 signed with Epic Records, and switched the name of the group to The Jacksons. From 1990 until 2003, Tito spent his time managing his sons’ group. In 2003, Jackson had reinvented himself as a blues musician along with his debut record I Gotta Play. Jackson was the last of The Jacksons group to really go solo.