About I Want You Back

"I Want You Back" is the first national single by the Jackson 5. It was released by Motown on October 7, 1969, and became the first number-one hit for the band on January 31, 1970. It was performed on the band"s first television appearances, on October 18, 1969 on Diana Ross"s The Hollywood Palace and on their milestone performance on December 14, 1969 on The Ed Sullivan Show. The song, along with a B-side remake of "Who"s Lovin" You" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, was the only single to be released from the Jackson 5"s first album, Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5. It went to number one on the Soul singles chart for four weeks and held the number-one position on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the week ending January 31, 1970. "I Want You Back" was ranked 121st on Rolling Stone"s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.more »




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Uh ohhLet me tell you nowUh huhWhen I had you to myselfI didn"t want you aroundThose pretty faces always made youStand out in a crowdBut someone picked you from the bunchOne glance was all it tookNow it"s much too late for meTo take a second lookOh, baby, give me one more chance(To show you that I love you)Won"t you please let meBack in your heartOh, darling, I was blind to let you go(Let you go baby)But now since I see you in his arms(I want you back) yes, I do now(I want you back) ooh ooh, baby(I want you back) Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah(I want you back) Now, now, now, nowTrying to live without your loveIs one long sleepless nightLet me show you girlThat I know wrong from rightEvery street you walk onI leave tear stains on the groundFollowing the girlI didn"t even want around(Let me show you now)Oh, baby, give me one more chance(To show you that I love you)Won"t you please let meBack in your heartOh, darling, I was blind to let you go(Let you go baby)But now since I see you in his arms (Ohh) (bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum)(Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum)(Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum)(Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum) ah, buh bum, bum, bum (Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum) ah, buh bum, bum, bumAll I want(Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum) ah, buh bum, bum, bumAll I need(Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum) ah, buh bum, bum, bumAll I want(Bum, bum, bum, bum-buh-bum, bum) ah, buh bum, bum, bumAll I needOh, just one more chanceTo show that I love youBaby (baby)Baby (baby)Baby (baby)(I want you back)Forget what happened then (I want you back)Let me live againOh, baby I was blind to let you goBut now since I see you it is all(I want you back)Spare me of this causeGet back what I lostOh baby I need one more chance, haI tell ya that I love youBaby (Oh), baby (oh), baby (oh)I want you back, haI want you back

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The Jackson 5 The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five, sometimes stylized The Jackson 5ive), later known as The Jacksons, or simply Jacksons, are an American popular music family group from Gary, Indiana. Founding group members Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Marlon Jackson and Michael Jackson formed the group after performing in an early incarnation called The Jackson Brothers, which originally consisted of a trio of the three older brothers.

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Active from 1964 to 1990, the Jacksons played from a repertoire of R&B, soul, pop and (in the 1970s) disco. During their six-and-a-half-year Motown tenure, The Jackson 5 was one of the biggest pop-music acts of the 1970s, and the band served as the launching pad for the solo careers of their lead singers Jerm… more »