“Skywriter” era (1972-1973)


1/Original track listing from the album released on March 29, 1973 (recorded 1972-1973)

“Skywriter” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 3:08
“Hallelujah Day” (Freddie Perren, Christine Yarian) – 2:46
“The Boogie Man” (Deke Richards) – 2:56
“Touch” (originally performed by the Supremes) (Pam Sawyer, Frank Wilson) – 3:00
“Corner of the Sky” (from the Broadway musical Pippin) (recorded 1972) (Stephen Schwartz) – 3:33
“I Can’t Quit Your Love” (originally performed by the Four Tops) (Leonard Caston, Kathy Wakefield) – 3:12
“Uppermost” (Clifton Davis) – 2:26
“World of Sunshine” (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 2:45
“Ooh, I’d Love to Be with You” (Fonce Mizell, Larry Mizell) – 2:49
“You Made Me What I Am” (The Corporation) – 2:50

2/Demos/Alternate Versions

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions


In 2001, Motown Records remastered all J5 albums in a “Two Classic Albums/One CD” series (much like they did in the late 1980s). This album was paired up with Get It Together. The bonus tracks were the outtakes “Pride and Joy”, “Love’s Gone Bad” and “Love Is the Thing You Need”. Each of these tracks also appear on the compilation album Joyful Jukebox Music/Boogie.

4/Others songs from this era

5/Songs known to exist but never released/leaked

6/Singles and short films

1st single : “Corner Of The Sky” (released on October 2, 1972)

2nd single :“Hallelujah Day” (released on February 26, 1973)

7/TV peformances


The Jackson 5 World Tour 1973-1976


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