Enjoy Yourself (The Jacksons song)

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"Enjoy Yourself"
Single by The Jacksons
from the album The Jacksons
B-side "Style of Life"
Released October 29, 1976 (1976-10-29)
Format 7" / 12"
Recorded 1976
Genre Philadelphia soul
Length 3:41
Label Epic/Philadelphia International
Writer(s) Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff
The Jacksons singles chronology
"All I Do Is Think of You" "Enjoy Yourself" "Show You the Way to Go"

"Enjoy Yourself" is a song recorded by The Jacksons and released as a single in 1976 and peaking in early 1977. It was the first non-Motown single for the group since they departed from the label earlier that year. The song peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on Feb. 19, 1977[1] and #2 on the R&B charts. It was also the group's first Platinum single, as well as the first song to featured new member Randy Jackson, who replaced Jermaine after he decided to stay in Motown after his brothers left. It also featured back up from sisters Janet and Latoya, who would also launch successful solo careers. The song is sampled in "Let's Have A Party" by the Backstreet Boys, which appears in their 1996 album, Backstreet Boys (International). On February 14, 1989, the single was certified Platinum by RIAA for the sales of over 1 million copies in the United States.[2]

A music video was produced to promote the single, for this was the Jacksons' very first video. It features the five brothers wearing white suits and dancing on a stage. It was released on DVD for the bonus disc of Michael Jackson's Vision.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard - Google Boeken". Books.google.com. 1977-02-19. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 

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