ABOUTFamous pop-soul-R&B family group. Original members consisted of brothers Michael, Jermaine, Toriano ("Tito"), Marlon, and Sigmund ("Jackie") Jackson. Recorded as the Jacksons after 1975. Best known songs include "I Want You Back" (1970), "ABC" (1970), "Enjoy Yourself" (1977), "Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)" (1979), and "Torture" (1984). Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1997.
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The Jackson 5 perform "ABC" on The Ed Sullivan Show (May 10, 1970).
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The Jackson 5
- ABC 1970
(This song topped both the R&B and Pop/Rock charts. "ABC" is considered by many to be one of the Jackson 5's signature songs.)
- Corner Of The Sky 1972
- Dancing Machine 1974
- Get It Together 1973
- Hallelujah Day 1973
- I Am Love (Parts I & II) 1975
- I Found That Girl 1970
- I Want You Back 1969
(This song, which topped both the R&B and Pop/Rock charts, is included in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.)
- I'll Be There 1970
(This soulful R&B ballad topped both the R&B and Pop/Rock charts and later also topped the charts for Mariah Carey (1992).)
- Little Bitty Pretty One 1972
(This song was previously a hit for Thurston Harris (1957), Bobby Day (1957), Frankie Lymon (1960), and Clyde McPhatter (1962).)
- Lookin' Through The Windows 1972
- The Love You Save 1970
(This song, which topped both the R&B and Pop/Rock charts, features vocals by both Jermaine and Michael Jackson.)
- Mama's Pearl 1971
- Maybe Tomorrow 1971
- Never Can Say Goodbye 1971
(This song also became a hit for Isaac Hayes (1971), Gloria Gaynor (1975), and the Communards (1988).)
- Sugar Daddy 1971
- Whatever You Got, I Want 1974
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