ABC is the second studio album by The Jackson 5, issued on May 8, 1970 on Motown Records. It featured the number-one singles "ABC" and "The Love You Save". Also present on the LP are several notable album tracks, including a cover of Funkadelic's "I'll Bet You", "I Found That Girl" (the only lead song from brother Jermaine – Michael takes most of the leads on the album), and "The Young Folks", originally recorded by the Diana Ross-led version of The Supremes. It peaked at number-four on the Billboard Pop Albums Chart, and at number-one on the Billboard Black Albums chart. It was named number ninety-eight on the VH1 All Time Album Top 100. It remains of one of their most popular efforts selling over 5.7 million copies worldwide.
The songs on the album were recorded from August 1969–March 1970. Other tracks from the ABC recording sessions are:
In 2001, Motown Records remastered all J5 albums in a "Two Classic Albums/One CD" series (much like they did in the late 1980s). This album was paired up with Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5. The bonus track was an outtake, "Oh, I've Been Blessed", a song also released on the rare 1979 outtakes album Boogie.
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