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La Toya Yvonne Jackson Profile

LA TOYA JACKSON


Full name: La Toya Yvonne Jackson
Date of birth: 29 May 1956

La Toya Jackson a globally known Entertainer, Two-Time Best Selling Author, Television and Film Producer, Grammy Award Winning Song Writer, Philanthropist, International Television Personality, Actress and Entrepreneur.


Born into America's Royal Family of Pop Music, The Jackson's, La Toya was exposed to the world of entertainment at an early age. She made her debut at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, tap dancing and singing with her brothers The Jackson 5. LaToya Jackson has generated lots of controversy, although it's been outside the music arena.


La Toya sang background vocals for before going solo in 1979. Coming from an extraordinary talented family, naturally La Toya decided to make show business the focus of her life. She has performed for fans in more than 90 countries around the world. During her drudging for her own career La Toya meets Jack Gordon. After awhile he becomes her manager and husband, and La Toya alienates more and more from her family.


La Toya's divorce from husband/manager Jack Gordon was finalized in 1997, allowing her to reconcile with her family and begin working on her comeback. The single "Just Wanna Dance" appeared in 2003 but was released with the nickname -- Toy on the label. The single appeared on her 2005 album Starting Over, released by the Ja-Tail label

In 2011, La Toya published the autobiography Startin' Over. The title of the book is a reference to how La Toya "started over" after divorcing her abusive manager Jack Gordon. The title is shared with her comeback record, Starting Over, which was released on the same day as the book. La Toya wrote the book for people who have endured abuse, for women cannot allow men to rob their self-esteem and self-worth. The book picks up from where La Toya's previous autobiography, Growing Up In The Jackson Family, left off.


As a television personality, La Toya has appeared on numerous talk and variety shows as well as television series throughout the world starting with; the Jackson Family Variety Show, Armed & Famous, Celebrity Big Brother UK, Celebrity Apprentice, as well as All Star Celebrity Apprentice, America's Next Top Model, RuPaul Drag Race, Beverly Hills 90210, The Masked Singer and The Match Game just to name few. She also participated on the Food Network Celebrity Worst Cooks in America and won for Charity.


La Toya has also co-hosted The View and The Talk, many times over; she was also hired by Access Hollywood to be their celebrity correspondent on Dancing With The Stars. She also starred in her own reality show for two seasons and produced it on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), entitled Life With La Toya.


La Toya has also executive produced the docudrama, movie Dancing In Jaffa and the thriller 21Days.

MUSIC

La Toya Jackson 2011 album Starying Over

STARTING OVER

Ja-Tail Records, 2011


Songs that inspired the book Startin' Over:

Starting Over
Should've Left You
Free The World
Mafia Style (skit)
Just Wanna Dance
Don't Want You No More
No More Drama

La Toya Jackson 1995 album Stop InThe Name Of Love

STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE

CMC Records, 1995


Stop In The Name of Love (The Remix)
Baby Love
Baby I Need Your Loving
I Can't Help Myself
Two Lovers
Someday We'll Be Together
My Guy
Tracks of My Tears
Love Child
Stop In The Name of Love (Album Version)
I'll Be There
Tears of a Clown

La Toya Jackson 1994 album From Nashville To You

FROM NASHVILLE TO YOU

Mar-Gor Records, 1994


Fanfare - Intro
Burnin' Love
So in Love With You
Georgia Dreamin'
I've Got to Be Bad
Crazy
Trash Like You
Another Heart
Dance Away These Blues Tonight
Boots
What You Don't Say (Duet with Lee Greenwood)
Little Misunderstood
One Strike You're Out
Break a Leg

La Toya Jackson 1992 limited edition rare alnum Formidable (live at Moulin Rouge, Paris)

FORMIDABLE

Pierjenn Productions, 1992


Les Doriss Girls
Les Touristes
Formidable
Paris En Rose
A Paris, Les Femmes Ressemblent A Des Fleurs
Les Garçons Du Desert
Le Marche
Les Filles Aux Serpents
Night Club
Les Crocodiles
Les Tapis Volants
La Fontaine Lumineuse
Allons A L'Opera
Valses De Vienne
French Cancan
La Danse Nouvelle - Jeanne Avril Et Bruant
Une Pensee Pour Maurice
Un Clin D'ceil A Josephine
Locomotion
French Medley
Grand Final Blanc Et Rouge - Formidable

La Toya Jackson 1991 album No Relations

NO RELATIONS

Pump Records, 1991


Sexbox
Wild Side
Submission
Reggae Nights
Could This Be Love We're Making
To Prove My Love
Times Are Changing
Playboy
Let's Rock the House

La Toya Jackson 1989 album Bad Girl

BAD GIRL

Teldec Records, 1989


Sexual Feeling
You and Me
He's My Brother
Restless Heart
Playboy
You Can Count on Me
Somewhere
Bad Girl
Be My Lover
He's So Good to Me
Do the Salsa
Piano Man

La Toya Jackson 1988 album La Toya

LA TOYA

BMG Records, 1988


You're Gonna Get Rocked
You Blew
Such a Wicked Love
Not Giving Up On Love
If I Could Get to You (featuring John Pagano)
Turn on the Radio
Just Say No
Does It Really Matter
(Tell Me) She Means Nothing to You at All
(Ain't Nobody Loves You) Like I Do

La Toya Jackson 1986 album Imagination

IMAGINATION

CBS Records, 1986


He's a Pretender
On a Night Like This
How Do I Tell Them
Imagination
Baby Sister
Weak Spot
Love Talk
Boys Got Something Girls Ain't Got

La Toya Jackson 1984 Heart Don't Lie

HEART DON'T LIE

CBS Records, 1984


Think Twice
Heart Don't Lie
Bet'cha Gonna Need My Lovin'
Private Joy
Hot Potato
I Like Everything You're Goin'
Frustration
Without You

La Toya Jackson 1981 album My Special Love

MY SPECIAL LOVE

Polydor Records, 1981


Stay the Night
Fill You Up
Love Song
Giving You Up (Duet with Randy Jackson)
I Don't Want You to Go
Camp Kuchi Kaia
Summertime With You
Special Love

La Toya Jackson 1980 album La Toya Jackson

LA TOYA JACKSON

Polydor Records, 1980


If You Feel the Funk
Save Your Love
My Love Has Passed You By
Are You Ready?
Night Time Lover
A Taste of You (Is a Taste of Love)
Lovely is She
If I Ain't Got It

MEMOIRS

La Toya Jackson 2001 memoirs book autobiography Starting Over

STARTING OVER

Gallery Books 2011-2012


Not just the story of the world’s most renowned family, La Toya's memoir will inspire anyone who feels as if their life has fallen apart and there’s nowhere to go, unless they too can learn to truly start over...

La Toya Jackson 1991 book Growing Up In The Jackson Family

GROWING UP IN THE JACKSON FAMILY

Dutton, 1991


Michael Jackson's one and only autobiography. His life. In his words.

La Toya Jackson 2019