J5 Files


1969-2009 : 40th anniversary of one of the greatest year for the Jackson 5, their introduction to the medias in Beverly Hills, their first TV appearances ever (Miss Black America, The Hollywood Palace...), and, of course, their fist Motown single and first number one.

The greatest Motown group is born !




05/1969 Zip A Dee Doo Dah
05/1969 To Sir With Love
05/1969 Stand!
05/1969 Oh, I've Been Blessed
06/1969 Born To Love You
06/1969 Standing in the Shadows of Love
06/1969 Sunny Boy
07/1969 I Want You Back
07/1969 (I Know) I'm Losing You
07/1969 My Cherie Amour
07/1969 You Can't Hurry Love
07/1969 Can You Remember
07/1969 Who's Lovin' You
07/1969 You've Changed
07/1969 You Really Got A Hold On Me
08/1969 Nobody
08/1969 Chained
08/1969 La-La Means I Love You
09/1969 Twenty-Five Miles
12/1969 ABC
12/1969 I Was Made To Love Her
1969 Reach Out I'll Be There

I Want You Back
B/ Who's Lovin' You
M 1157, 10/1969, #1 R&B, #1 Pop


  • 22/08/1969 Miss Black America Pageant
    (It's Your Thing)

  • 18/10/1969 The Hollywood Palace
    (I Want You Back, Can You Remember)

  • 14/12/1969 The Ed Sullivan Show
    (I Want You Back, Who's Lovin' You, Stand)

No concert in 1969, but a few performances...

  • Berry Gordy's party, in Detroit, Michigan. The J5 perform at Gordy's home with many of Motown's acts : Diana Ross & the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations...

  • 11/08/1969 : Performances at the Daisy's private club in Beverly Hills. Diana Ross introduces the J5 to the media. The J5 perform "Who's Lovin' You" & "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah".

  • 16/08/1969 : Jackson 5 perform at the Los Angeles' Forum, supporting Diana Ross & the Supremes.

  • 30/08/1969 : Gary's Festival '69 supporting Yvonne Fair at Gilroy Stadium, Gary, IN



Special thanx to jaorecords & jermaniac (