Goin’ Places era (1977)

Goin Places

Recording sessions : December 1976 – August 1977

PRODUCED BY The Jacksons, Gamble & Huff, McFadden & Whitehead, Dexter Wansel, V. Carstarphen.
RECORDING LOCATION Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Label : Epic CBS Records

Release date : October 18, 1977

Peak on Billboard 200 : 63

Original track listing

“Music’s Takin’ Over” (John Whitehead, Gene McFadden, Victor Carstarphen) – 4:26
“Goin’ Places” (recorded in December 1976) – 4:30
“Different Kind of Lady” (The Jacksons) – 4:10
“Even Though You’re Gone” – 4:31

“Jump for Joy” (recorded December 1976 – 1977) (Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) – 4:42
“Heaven Knows I Love You, Girl” – 3:55
“Man of War” – 3:13
“Do What You Wanna” (The Jacksons) – 3:31
“Find Me a Girl” – 4:34

Demos/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

Others songs from this era

Singles and short films

1st single : “Goin’ Places” (released on October 7, 1977)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : 52

The short film focused on scenes between the brothers performing on stage and playing around New York City. Locations in the video included Central Park and the Statue of Liberty.

2nd single : “Find Me a Girl” (released on December 20, 1977)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : did not chart

No short film

3rd single : “Even Though You’re Gone” (released on January 13, 1978)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : did not chart

No short film

4th single : “Music’s Takin’ Over” (released: April 14, 1978)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : did not chart

No short film

Promotion (TV performances/Award Shows/magazine covers etc.)

None

Concerts

Goin’ Places Tour 1978

Previous era : The Jacksons (1976)

Following era : The Wiz (1978)

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