The Osmonds were a rival act to the Jackson 5 with Donny Osmond mirroring Michael Jackson's role as the young and talented centrepiece in a family quintet.
The Osmonds first appeared on the TV when they were invited on The Andy Williams Show. All of a sudden family-pop became cool and the Osmonds became extremely successful along with the likes of the Jackson 5 and the fictional Partridge Family.
Following the demise of The Andy Williams Show, the Osmonds got a regular spot on The Jerry Lewis Show where they stayed until 1969.
Some of their greatest hits included "One Bad Apple", "Double Lovin'" and "Down by the Lazy River".
Donny Osmond later went solo and later still teamed up with his sister Marie to produce the TV show "Donny and Marie".