Beginning solo career
In 1973, the success of a family project began to fall, record company limited their financial ability, and in 1976 they signed a contract with another company, as a result, had to change the name to The Jacksons. From 1976 to 1984, they issued a further 6 albums, razezzhaya in the country in the tour. Meanwhile, Jackson has released four solo albums and a number of successful solo singles, among them «Got to Be There», «Rockin 'Robin» and reached in 1972, first place in the charts «Ben» (ballad dedicated to his home-rat).
In 1978, Michael withdrew, along with Ross screen in Broadway musicals «Wonderful Wizard of Oz Countries». At the shoot, he got acquainted with the musical director Quincy Jones (eng. Quincy Jones), who becomes the producer of his most famous albums. The first of them, «Off the Wall» (1979) introduced Michael Jackson's world as a bright, talented young man and modern dancer. At the top of charts into disco hit «Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough» and more slow song «Rock With You», and the album went a circulation of more than 20 million music Many observers believe «Off the Wall» last peak fleeting era of disco music.