The Essential Jacksons

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The Essential Jacksons
Greatest hits album by The Jacksons
Released March 9, 2004
Recorded 1976 - 1989
Genre R&B
Label Legacy, Epic
The Jacksons chronology
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Jackson 5
(1999)
The Essential Jacksons
(2004)
The Very Best of The Jacksons
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Essential Jacksons is the first compilation to cover The Jacksons' fourteen-year-long tenure at CBS/Epic Records. Released in 2004 by Epic, this compilation includes stand-out hits such as "Enjoy Yourself", "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)", "Can You Feel It", and "State of Shock". A handful of the Jacksons' later hits were omitted, including "Torture" and "Body" from the Victory album as well as the Top 20 Belgian hit "Time Out For The Burglar".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Enjoy Yourself" (Alternate Version)
  2. "Show You the Way to Go"
  3. "Goin' Places"
  4. "Find Me a Girl"
  5. "Blame It on the Boogie"
  6. "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)"
  7. "Lovely One"
  8. "This Place Hotel"
  9. "Can You Feel It"
  10. "Walk Right Now"
  11. "State of Shock"
  12. "2300 Jackson Street"
  13. "Nothin' (That Compares 2 U)"
  14. "Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" (live)

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