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Jackson 5

I'll Be There

  • Pop
  • Soul
  • Space
  • Rock
  • Blues
song from
  • 1970
  • 1971
  • 2010
  • 1968
  • 1969

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“Ill Be There” is a soul song written by Berry Gordy, Bob West, Hal Davis, and Willie Hutch (collectively known as “The Corporation”), which resulted in two U.S. #1 hit singles: the original 1970 recording by American vocal quintet The Jackson 5 and a 1992 live version by American R&B singers Mariah Carey and Trey Lorenz. The Jackson 5 interpretation was recorded for Motown Records, and released as the first single from their Third Album in 1969. Produced by the songwriters, “Ill Be There” was The Jackson 5s fourth #1 hit in a row (“I Want You Back”, “ABC”, and “The Love You Save”), making them the first black male group to achieve four consecutive #1 pop hits. “Ill Be There” is also notable as the most successful single released by Motown during its... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I'll be there ... Just call my name and I'll be there ... I'll be there, I'll be there, just call my name, I'll be there

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