On this day in music history: February 13, 198…

On this day in music history: February 13, 1986 – “Precious Moments”, the eleventh album by Jermaine Jackson is released. Produced by Michael Omartian, Jermaine Jackson and Tom Keane, it is recorded at Lighthouse Studios, Sound Castle Studios, Lion Share Studios and Evergreen Studios in Los Angeles, CA from Mid – Late 1985. Issued as the follow up to his Platinum selling self-titled release (re-titled “Dynamite” outside the US), it is Jackson’s second release on Arista Records. It spins off three singles including “I Think It’s Love” (#14 R&B, #16 Pop) co-written by Jackson, Omartian and Stevie Wonder, and “Do You Remember Me?” (#40 R&B, #71 Pop) . The album also includes “If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful”, his third recorded duet with Whitney Houston. Though it is not released as a single, it becomes sizable turntable hit on R&B and Quiet Storm radio, as well as a popular wedding song. Out of print in any form for over twenty years, the album is reissued on CD by Sony Music Japan in 2009. It is also remastered and reissued by Funky Town Grooves Records in US and UK as an expanded edition in 2012. The disc contains the original ten song album, as well as the 12" extended dance mixes “I Think It’s Love”, “Do You Remember Me” and the soundtrack single “Closest Thing To Perfect”.  "Precious Moments" peaks at number twenty five on the Billboard R&B album chart, and number forty six on the Top 200.