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2300 Jackson Street

2300 Jackson Street is the sixteenth and final studio album by American group the Jacksons, and their final album for record label Epic, released in the United States on May 28, 1989 (see 1989 in music).[4]

2300 Jackson Street
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 28, 1989 (1989-05-28)
Recorded1988–89
Genre
Length53:49
LabelEpic
Producer
The Jacksons chronology
Victory
(1984)
2300 Jackson Street
(1989)
The Jacksons: An American Dream
(1992)
Singles from 2300 Jackson Street
  1. "Nothin' (That Compares 2 U)"
    Released: January 27, 1989 (1989-01-27)
  2. "2300 Jackson Street"
    Released: March 16, 1989 (1989-03-16)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[2]
Billboardnot rated[3]

This is the group's first and only album without lead singer Michael Jackson, who had left the group along with older brother, Marlon Jackson (although Michael and Marlon still appear on the title track).[5] Their final album peaked at No. 59 on the Billboard 200 and at No. 14 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and would sell over half a million copies worldwide.[6]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Art of Madness"Jermaine Jackson, Michael Omartian, Bruce SudanoMichael Omartian5:06
2."Nothin' (That Compares 2 U)"Babyface, L.A. ReidL.A. Reid and Babyface5:22
3."Maria"Jermaine Jackson, Paul Jackson Jr., Ray GradyJermaine Jackson5:48
4."Private Affair"Diane WarrenOmartian4:10
5."2300 Jackson Street"The Jacksons, Gene Griffin, Aaron HallThe Jacksons, Gene Griffin, Teddy Riley5:06
6."Harley"The Jacksons, Attala Zane GilesThe Jacksons; co-produced by Attala Zane Giles4:24
7."She"Gene Griffin, Aaron HallGene Griffin, Teddy Riley5:01
8."Alright with Me"Jackie Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Tito Jackson, A. Z. GilesThe Jacksons, Giles3:25
9."Play It Up"The Jacksons, A. Z. GilesThe Jacksons, Giles4:52
10."Midnight Rendezvous" (featuring Lynn Davis)The Jacksons, A. Z. GilesThe Jacksons, Giles4:24
11."If You'd Only Believe"Jermaine Jackson, Billie Hughes, Roxanne SeemanMichael Omartian; co-produced by the Jacksons6:13

PersonnelEdit

ProductionEdit

  • Production: Michael Omartian (tracks 1, 4, 11), L.A. Reid and Babyface (track 2), Jermaine Jackson (track 3), The Jacksons (tracks 5, 6, 8-11), Teddy Riley and Gene Griffin (tracks 5, 7), Attala Zane Giles (tracks 6, 8-10)
  • Arrangements: Michael Omartian (tracks 1, 4, 11), L.A. Reid and Babyface (track 2), Jermaine Jackson (track 3), The Jacksons (tracks 5, 6, 8-10), Teddy Riley (tracks 5, 7), Attala Zane Giles (tracks 6, 8-10)
  • Engineers: David Alhert (tracks 1, 3-6, 8-11), Jon Gass (track 2), Mark Richmond (track 4), Mike Couzzi (track 4), Dennis Mitchell (tracks 5, 7), Jeff Lorenzen (track 5), Larry Fergusson (track 5), Marlon Jackson (track 5), Susan Rogers (tracks 6, 9, 10), Robert Brown (track 6), Keith Cohen (track 10)
  • Assistant engineers: Pee Wee Jackson (tracks 1, 3-6, 8-11), Donnell Sullivan (track 2), Mike Spring (track 4), Jim Hanneman (track 7), Joe Schiff (track 8), Terry Christian (track 11)
  • Mixing: Keith Cohen (tracks 1, 3-6, 9), L.A. Reid and Babyface (track 2), Jackie Jackson (tracks 3, 8), Susan Rogers (tracks, 3, 9, 10), Larry Fergusson (tracks 5, 8), Dennis Mitchell (track 7), Michael Omartian (track 11)[7]

MusiciansEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report)[8] 81
Canadian Albums (RPM)[9] 78
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[10] 23
French Albums (SNEP)[11] 44
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[12] 21
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[13] 96
Spanish Albums (AFE)[14] 45
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 35
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 21
UK Albums (OCC)[17] 39
US Billboard 200[18] 59
Zimbabwean Albums (ZIMA)[19] 1

Release historyEdit

Region Date
United States May 28, 1989
United Kingdom September 29, 1989
Barbados October 27, 1989
France December 30, 1989

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jel Jones (2010-04-21). "Michael Jackson Rocked the World and Lives Forever". Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  2. ^ AllMusic Review
  3. ^ "Albums Reviews > The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson St" (PDF). Billboard. June 17, 1989. Retrieved August 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "2300 Jackson Street". The Jacksons. Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  5. ^ Gerrick D. Kennedy (2012-07-21). "For fans, will the Jackson 4 add up?". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  6. ^ Chery, Carl: XXL: Michael Jackson Special Collecters Edition, page 100. American Press.
  7. ^ "The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street". Discogs. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  8. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, NSW. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  9. ^ "RPM: The Jacksons (albums)". RPM Magazine. Archived from the original on 2017-10-14. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  11. ^ "Tous les Albums de l'Artiste choisi". InfoDisc. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  12. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  13. ^ Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. 2006. ISBN 4-87131-077-9.
  14. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  17. ^ "The Jacksons Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  18. ^ "The Jacksons US Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  19. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: albums chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000