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Michael Tedder | September 10, 2020 - 11:40 am

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Joe Jackson – “Fabulously Absolute”

British musician Joe Jackson -- not to be confused with the Jackson family patriarch who died earlier this year -- has just announced that he'll…
James Rettig | October 9, 2018 - 1:29 pm

Joe Jackson Dead At 89

Joe Jackson, patriarch and taskmaster of the Jackson family, has died. Last week, Jackson was hospitalized with terminal pancreatic cancer. TMZ reports that he died…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Joe Jackson Hospitalized With Terminal Cancer

Joe Jackson has been hospitalized with terminal cancer, TMZ reports. According to family sources, the Jackson patriarch, father of Michael and Janet and one-time manager…
Peter Helman | June 22, 2018 - 11:57 am

Alec Baldwin Interviews Joe Jackson On Here’s The Thing

Alec Baldwin interviewed veteran British singer-songwriter Joe Jackson for his WNYC show Here's The Thing. Jackson's most recent album was 2015's Fast Forward. Hear him…
James Rettig | May 30, 2017 - 4:28 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Joe Jackson At His High School’s Alumni Fundraiser

Eddie Vedder made an appearance at a performing arts fundraising event for his high school alma mater, the San Dieguito Academy. Vedder took the stage…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 22, 2016 - 3:35 pm

Joe Jackson – “Fast Forward” (Stereogum Premiere)

Joe Jackson's forthcoming album Fast Forward marks his first release of original material since 2008's Rain. The record features four sets of four songs that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 13, 2015 - 10:59 am

Joe Jackson – “A Little Smile”

Joe Jackson was one of the great songwriters of the late-'70s/early-'80s new wave era, and he's stayed active ever since. Jackson is now getting ready…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Joe Jackson Loves Smoking, Hates New York

Well, hate's a strong word, but he at least thinks its post-Giuliani cleanup and subsequent smoking ban are lame. Which is why Smoking Joe left…
Brandon Stosuy | February 14, 2008 - 4:46 pm

New Joe Jackson – “Invisible Man”

At the start of November we debuted and were impressed with Berliner Joe Jackson's guitar-free "King Pleasure Time" from Rain, his first album since 2003's…
Brandon Stosuy | January 28, 2008 - 10:48 am

New Joe Jackson – “King Pleasure Time” (Stereogum Premiere)

This spunky guitar-free jam from Joe Jackson's forthcoming Rain tells the story of the man, King Pleasure -- "show respect, get on your knees, you…
Stereogum | November 1, 2007 - 10:40 am

The Smoking Pogue

The Guardian, which you might have heard hates Q, has given Shane MacGowan a blog. And he's taken the opportunity to FU Scotland's smoking ban:I…
Stereogum | December 15, 2006 - 1:51 pm

William Shatner’s Celebrity Playlist

Why am I not surprised Captain Kirk likes the sound of his own voice? (Via iTunes.) At least we can applaud his restraint with…
Scott Lapatine | December 6, 2005 - 6:05 pm