Show Business: Bringing Back the Magic

The Jacksons, led by Michael, launch a controversial tour

They pulled it off. And a good thing too. For a while there it was looking a little close.

The Jacksons' Victory Tour, undertaken by Michael and his brothers as a fond and hugely remunerative farewell to familial musicmaking, was one of the most eagerly awaited and certainly the most ballyhooed pop-concert series of the year. It had also started to become the most controversial, in part because the tour organizers seemed at odds with one another and with the ideals that Michael, especially, has tried...

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