Third Album
Third Album
The Jackson 5
Released September 8 ,1970
Recorded April - July 1970
Length 37:23
Label Motown (MS 718)
Produced by The Corporation & Hal Davis

Third Album is The Jackson 5's third album. This is considered one of their best efforts and is their most successful album to date. It sold over 6 million copies worldwide.[1][2]

Track Listing

  1. I'll Be There
  2. Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love)
  3. Oh How Happy
  4. Bridge Over Troubled Water
  5. Can I See You in the Morning
  6. Goin' Back to Indiana
  7. How Funky Is Your Chicken
  8. Mama's Pearl
  9. Reach In
  10. The Love I Saw In You Was Just a Mirage
  11. Darling Dear


  1. I'll Be There
  2. Mama's Pearl


Third Album featured the group's fourth consecutive number-one single on the US pop charts, "I'll Be There", the Top 5 single, "Mama's Pearl", and album tracks such as the semi-autobiographical "Goin' Back to Indiana", and "Darling Dear". The album peaked at #4 on the Billboard album charts and #1 on the R&B album charts and also #1 on Cashbox.


There's an unreleased track called Guess Who's Making Whoopie With Your Girlfriend that's the early version of Mama's Pearl.


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