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    Michael Jackson and The Jacksons Signed Contract for the Song "Shake Your Body Down to the Ground" (1978). A two-page standard songwriter's contract dated September 14, 1978, for the group's hit song that appeared on their 1978 Destiny album. Typed notes on the bottom of the first page indicate each brother had an equal 20 percent share of the song; the second page has blue ballpoint ink signatures of the members of Peacock Publishing Company including patriarch Joseph W. Jackson, Steven R. Jackson ("Randy"), Michael Joe [sic] Jackson, Marlon D. Jackson, Tariano A. Jackson ("Tito"), and Sigmund E. Jackson ("Jackie"). Accompanied by a COA from PSA/DNA.

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    July, 2011
    29th Friday
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