The Jackson Sisters

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The Jackson Sisters
OriginDetroit, Michigan, United States
GenresDisco, funk, R&B, soul
Years active1971–1977
LabelsTiger Lily
Past membersLyn Jackson
Pat Jackson
Rae Jackson
Gennie Jackson
Jacqueline Jackson-Rencher

The Jackson Sisters (not to be confused with the Cincinnati Jackson Sisters, nor the siblings to American soul group The Jackson Five) were an American soul and disco family group in the 1970s, formed in 1971 [1]. The group hailed from Compton, California but were based in Detroit, Michigan.

The Jackson Sisters were Jacqueline Jackson-Rencher, Lyn Jackson, Pat Jackson, Rae Jackson and Gennie Jackson. They recorded material for the Tiger Lily Records label, obtaining some modest success in the 1970s. However the group really came into their own nearly a decade later, following the emergence of the rare groove scene in the UK. Many of their songs were written by Johnny Bristol. "I Believe in Miracles", their hit song, was written and originally recorded by Mark Capanni in 1973. The track reached #72 in the UK Singles Chart in June 1987.[2]




Year Title US
1973 "I Believe in Miracles"
b/w "(Why Can't We Be) More Than Just Friends"
"More Than Just Friends"
b/w "Rockin' On My Porch"
1974 "Boy, You're Dynamite"
b/w "Shake Her Loose"
1975 "When Your Love Is Gone" (stereo)
b/w "When Your Love Is Gone" (mono)


  1. ^ Jackson Sisters Suing Universal Music Group (30th December 2007)
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 276. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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