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DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« on: April 02, 2015, 02:58:12 pm »
Which is the greatest black musical family group of all time?

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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2015, 06:29:32 pm »
Between the 2...The Jacksons. I do think the DeBarge family is just as, if not more, talented, but the Jackson Family (not counting solo careers) have a lot more memorable, classic songs. A better match up would be, IMHO, between DeBarge and The Sylvers.
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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2015, 12:25:18 pm »
Or if we're going international, DeBarge versus Five Star.

Between DeBarge and the Jacksons though?  Definitely the Jacksons, I even like some of their songs without Michael. 

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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2015, 03:05:33 pm »
Let's take their MVPs off the table.  No MJ.  No El. 

Janet, Jermaine and the other siblings vs. Bunny (incredible songwriter), Tommy (wrote and sang all the hits in Switch), James, etc. 

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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2015, 03:21:33 pm »
Gonna go with Jackie, Tito, and Jermaine Brothers.  :D


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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2015, 07:11:17 pm »
Janet had nearly ten years of dominance as a solo act.

Even if you leave her out of it, Jermaine had a pretty decent solo run in the mid 80's.

I have difficu,ty remembering anything Debarge did without El.

Not saying there didnt have hits without him I just can't remember them right now.

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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2015, 06:55:13 pm »
Between the 2...The Jacksons. I do think the DeBarge family is just as, if not more, talented, but the Jackson Family (not counting solo careers) have a lot more memorable, classic songs. A better match up would be, IMHO, between DeBarge and The Sylvers.

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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2015, 04:05:30 pm »
Don't forget Chico DeBarge.

But I got to give this to the Jacksons. I mean without Michael, Janet alone was a superstar. After El, there was Chico and he came nowhere near Janet's height.

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Re: DEBARGE vs THE JACKSONS
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2015, 07:12:06 am »
Between the 2...The Jacksons. I do think the DeBarge family is just as, if not more, talented, but the Jackson Family (not counting solo careers) have a lot more memorable, classic songs. A better match up would be, IMHO, between DeBarge and The Sylvers.

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