Annotation

Note: the track 9 on CD4 was originally supposed to be "You're the Only One", ISRC: USMO19582632, (as it says on the back cover art), but it was replaced at the last minute by "Ooh, I'd Love to Be With You".

Annotation last modified on 2012-03-10 21:43 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Disc One
# Title Rating Length
1 I Want You Back
4.3 2:59
2 Who's Lovin' You
5 4:01
3 You've Changed
3:12
4 Stand!
2:31
5 Can You Remember
3:06
6 ABC
4.15 2:58
7 The Love You Save
3:03
8 I Found That Girl
3:09
9 La-La Means I Love You
3:28
10 I'll Bet You
3:16
11 (Come 'Round Here) I'm the One You Need
2:43
12 The Young Folks
2:54
13 I'll Be There
4 3:57
14 Goin' Back to Indiana
3:32
15 Can I See You in the Morning
3:12
16 Mama's Pearl
3:11
17 Reach In
3:30
18 Christmas Won't Be the Same This Year
2:30
19 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
2:24
20 Never Can Say Goodbye
5 3:00
21 Maybe Tomorrow
4:45
22 She's Good
3:09
CD 2: Disc Two
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Got to Be There
Michael Jackson 3:22
2 People Make the World Go 'Round
Michael Jackson 3:15
3 Teenage Symphony
The Jackson 5 2:46
4 Sugar Daddy
The Jackson 5 2:32
5 Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing
The Jackson 5 2:28
6 Lookin' Through the Windows
The Jackson 5 3:40
7 Doctor My Eyes
The Jackson 5 3:13
8 Little Bitty Pretty One
The Jackson 5 2:49
9 If I Have to Move a Mountain
The Jackson 5 3:17
10 Rockin' Robin
Michael Jackson 4 2:33
11 I Wanna Be Where You Are
Michael Jackson 2:59
12 Ben
Michael Jackson 4 2:45
13 Skywriter
The Jackson 5 3:09
14 You Made Me What I Am
The Jackson 5 3:00
15 Hallelujah Day
The Jackson 5 2:47
16 Touch
The Jackson 5 3:00
17 Corner of the Sky
The Jackson 5 3:40
18 The Boogie Man
The Jackson 5 2:57
19 Get It Together
The Jackson 5 2:49
20 Dancing Machine
The Jackson 5 5 2:35
21 It's Too Late to Change the Time
The Jackson 5 4:00
22 Whatever You Got, I Want
The Jackson 5 2:55
CD 3: Disc Three
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Life of the Party
The Jackson 5 2:34
2 I Am Love, Parts 1 & 2
The Jackson 5 7:28
3 If I Don't Love You This Way
The Jackson 5 3:26
4 Mama I Gotta a Brand New Thing (Don't Say No)
The Jackson 5 7:12
5 Forever Came Today
The Jackson 5 6:22
6 Body Language (Do the Love Dance)
The Jackson 5 4:08
7 All I Do Is Think of You
The Jackson 5 3:12
8 It's a Moving Violation
The Jackson 5 3:36
9 (You Were Made) Especially for Me
The Jackson 5 3:28
10 Honey Love
The Jackson 5 4:39
11 That's How Love Goes
Jermaine Jackson 3:28
12 Daddy's Home
Jermaine Jackson 3:06
13 Just a Little Bit of You
Michael Jackson 3:13
14 Love Is the Thing You Need
The Jackson 5 3:06
15 The Eternal Light
The Jackson 5 3:15
16 Pride and Joy
The Jackson 5 2:43
17 You're My Best Friend, My Love
The Jackson 5 3:25
18 Joyful Jukebox Music
The Jackson 5 3:15
19 Love Don't Wanna Leave
Jackie Jackson 3:09
CD 4: Disc Four
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Can't Get Ready for Losing You
The Jackson 5 3:47
2 You Ain't Giving Me What I Want (So I'm Taking It All Back)
The Jackson 5 4:22
3 Reach Out I'll Be There
The Jackson 5 3:44
4 I'm Glad It Rained
The Jackson 5 4:03
5 A Fool for You
The Jackson 5 4:34
6 It's Your Thing
The Jackson 5 3:40
7 Everybody Is a Star
The Jackson 5 3:03
8 I Need You
Jermaine Jackson 3:27
9 Ooh, I'd Love to Be With You
The Jackson 5 2:46
10 Just a Little Misunderstanding
The Jackson 5 2:42
11 Jamie
The Jackson 5 3:32
12 Ask the Lonely
The Jackson 5 3:25
13 We Can Have Fun
The Jackson 5 3:22
14 I Hear a Symphony
The Jackson 5 2:33
15 Let's Have a Party
The Jackson 5 3:12
16 Love Scenes
The Jackson 5 2:40
17 Lulu
The Jackson 5 2:40
18 Money Honey
The Jackson 5 2:55
19 Coming Home
The Jackson 5 3:06

Credits

CD 1: Disc One

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
electric bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1970-01) (track 6)
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (1970-01) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Johnny Jackson (1969-07) (track 1)
Gene Pello (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1969-07) (track 1)
Wilton Felder (1970-01) (track 7)
guitar:
Tito Jackson (1969-07) (track 1)
Don Peake (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
Louis Shelton (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
David T. Walker (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Louis Shelton (1969-07) (track 1)
percussion:
Marlon Jackson (1969-07) (track 1)
keyboard:
Ronnie Rancifer (1969-07) (track 1)
Freddie Perren (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
piano:
Ronnie Rancifer (1969-07) (track 1)
background vocals:
Marlon Jackson (1969-07) (track 1)
Tito Jackson (1969-07) (track 1)
Jermaine Jackson (soul/pop singer, of Jackson 5) (1969-07) (track 1)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
Jermaine Jackson (soul/pop singer, of Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 7)
Marlon Jackson (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
Tito Jackson (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
composer:
Clifton Davis (track 20)
Smokey Robinson (track 2)
lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1969-07) (track 1)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 6)
Jermaine Jackson (soul/pop singer, of Jackson 5) (1970-01) (tracks 6–7)
Tito Jackson (1970-01) (track 6)
lyricist:
Clifton Davis (track 20)
Smokey Robinson (track 2)
vocals:
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1969-07) (track 1)
writer:
Sidney Barnes (track 10)
Thom Bell (track 9)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 10)
The Corporation (Motown songwriters) (track 16)
Hal Davis (track 13)
Berry Gordy (tracks 1, 6–7, 13, 21)
William Hart (of The Delfonics) (track 9)
Willie Hutch (track 13)
Theresa Lindsey (track 10)
Fonce Mizell (tracks 1, 6–7, 21)
Freddie Perren (tracks 1, 6–7, 21)
Deke Richards (tracks 1, 6–7, 21)
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (track 13)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 20)
Jobete Music ( – ????) (track 10)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 1, 7, 13, 20)
Stone Agate Music (track 10)
recorded at:
has remixes:
Pokémon by Neil Cicierega (track 1)
mash-ups:
ABC Street by Jackson 5 / Prince (track 6)
I Want You Back by Girl Talk (track 1)
music videos:
Who's Lovin You (1969: Ed Sullivan Show) by The Jackson 5 (track 2)
sampled by:
Dancin’ by Vanilla Ice (track 6)
Izzo (H.O.V.A.) by Jay‐Z (track 1)
My Baby by Lil Romeo (track 1)
Never Goodbye by Blaq Poet (track 20)
No by De La Soul feat. Butta Verses (track 20)
O.P.P. by Naughty by Nature (track 6)
Pay Day by Classified (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 120) (track 1)
cover recording of:
I Bet You (track 10)
is the basis for:
Easy Love (track 6)
Never Goodbye (track 20)
later translated versions:
I’LL BE THERE (track 13)
La La Means I Love You (Cantonese) (track 9)
La La Means I Love You (Mandarin) (track 9)
Suklaasydän (track 16)
Tohtori Fuckenstein (track 20)
recording of:
I’ll Be There (track 13)
Mama's Pearl (track 16)
Maybe Tomorrow (track 21)
Reach In (track 17)
Who's Lovin' You (track 2)
I Want You Back (The Jackson 5 song) (1969-07) (track 1)
ABC (1970-01) (track 6)
The Love You Save (1970-01) (track 7)

CD 2: Disc Two

composer:
Linda Creed (track 2)
Hal Davis (track 6)
Walter Scharf (track 12)
Thom Bell (track 2)
Bobby Day (track 8)
Jimmie Thomas (track 10)
Elliot Willensky (track 1)
lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1970-06 – 1970-07) (track 1)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1971-10) (track 10)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1972) (track 12)
lyricist:
Hal Davis (track 6)
Thom Bell (track 2)
Don Black (English lyricist) (track 12)
Bobby Day (track 8)
Jimmie Thomas (track 10)
Elliot Willensky (track 1)
producer:
Hal Davis (track 6)
writer:
Hal Davis (tracks 19–20)
Don Fletcher (track 19)
Donald E. Fletcher (track 20)
Berry Gordy (tracks 4, 19)
Mel Larson (track 19)
Jerry Marcellino (track 19)
Fonce Mizell (track 4)
Dean Parks (track 20)
Freddie Perren (track 4)
Deke Richards (track 4)
Leon Ware (track 11)
publisher:
sampled by:
Put Ya Hands Up by Jadakiss (track 18)
cover recording of:
Rockin’ Robin (1971-10) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Vinyl (track 2)
recording of:
Dancing Machine (track 20)
Get It Together (track 19)
Sugar Daddy (track 4)
Got to Be There (1971-06 – 1971-07) (track 1)
Ben (1972) (track 12)

CD 3: Disc Three

writer:
Hal Davis (track 1)
Clarence Drayton (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 13)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 13)
Tamy Smith (track 1)
recording of:

CD 4: Disc Four

writer:
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 6)
Ronald Isley (track 6)
Rudolph Isley (track 6)
cover recording of:
It’s Your Thing (track 6)