Joe Jackson, Patriarch of the Jackson 5, Dies at 89

Joseph Jackson attends the 'Michael Kohlhaas' premiere during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festival on May 24, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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Famed music mogul Joe Jackson, the father of pop icon Michael Jackson and patriarch of the beloved soul group Jackson 5, has passed away at age 89, according to TMZ.

“Family sources tell TMZ, Joe passed away at 3:30 AM Wednesday in L.A.,” the news site reported on Wednesday.


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