2300 Jackson Street (song)

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"2300 Jackson Street"
2300 Jackson Street single.jpg
Single by The Jacksons
from the album 2300 Jackson Street
B-side"When I Look at You"
ReleasedMarch 16, 1989 (1989-03-16)
Format
Recorded1988
Genre
Length5:06
LabelEpic
Songwriter(s)
  • Jermaine Jackson
  • Jackie Jackson
  • Tito Jackson
  • Randall Jackson
  • Gene Griffin
Producer(s)
The Jacksons singles chronology
"Nothin' (That Compares 2 U)"
(1989)
"2300 Jackson Street"
(1989)
"Art of Madness"
(1989)
Music video
"2300 Jackson Street" on YouTube

"2300 Jackson Street" is a 1989 single released by the Jacksons from their album of the same name.[1][2] It is the only song on the album featuring Michael and Marlon Jackson, as they had left the group before further recording sessions. The song also features two of the Jackson sisters: Rebbie and Janet. "2300 Jackson Street" is about the Jackson family's childhood home in Gary, Indiana. The track was written and composed by the Jacksons as well as Teddy Riley among others. It peaked on the US Billboard R&B singles chart at number 9.

Music video[edit]

The video features most of the Jackson family members. La Toya is not featured in the music video nor the song, as she was estranged from the family at the time. Marlon, while he sang on the track, also did not appear in the video. Some scenes include the Jackson family playing pool and Jermaine, Tito, Randy and Jackie playing football. It also shows some members of the Jackson family singing the song together. The video was shot in March 1989.[3][3][4][5][6][7]

Featured in the video[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Billboard R&B Singles chart 9
UK Singles Chart 76
Dutch Singles Chart 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennedy, Gerrick D. (21 July 2012). "For fans, will the Jackson 4 add up?" – via LA Times.
  2. ^ "2300 Jackson Street - The Jacksons - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic".
  3. ^ a b Company, Johnson Publishing (25 September 1989). "Jet". Johnson Publishing Company – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Company, Johnson Publishing (21 August 1989). "Jet". Johnson Publishing Company – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Company, Johnson Publishing (30 June 2003). "Jet". Johnson Publishing Company – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Jackson, Jermaine (14 August 2012). "You Are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother's Eyes". Simon and Schuster – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Company, Johnson Publishing (20 February 1989). "Jet". Johnson Publishing Company – via Google Books.