Stand! is one of The Jackson 5 songs in the album, Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5. This song was recorded on May 17, 1969. and was written and composed by Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart. This song was sung by Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, and Jermaine Jackson and is 2 minutes and 30 seconds in length.[1]

This is the first song that The Jackson 5 recorded for Motown. It was performed during their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in the U.S. in 1969.[2]


  • Stand!
  • In the end you'll still be you
  • One that's done all the things you set out to do.
  • Stand!
  • There's a cross for you to bear
  • Things to go through if you're going anywhere.
  • (Everybody say):
  • Stand!
  • For the things you know are right.
  • It's the truth that the truth makes them so uptight.
  • Stand!
  • All the things you want are real.
  • You have you to complete and there is no deal.
  • Yeah yeah yeah yeah.
  • Oom bah bah bah Oom bah bah bah
  • Stand! Stand!
  • Huh! Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
  • Stand!
  • Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya .
  • Stand!
  • They will try to make you crawl.
  • And they know what they're saying makes no sense at all.
  • Stand! Don't you know that you are free?
  • Well, at least in your mind if you want to be.
  • (Everybody say):
  • Huh! Hah!
  • Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya.
  • Huh! Hah!
  • Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya. (etc. to fade)

In Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5

This song is the 5th song on Side B in this album.[3]


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