Motown publish Michael Jackson’s second solo album : ‘Ben’ featuring ‘I Wanna Be Where You Are’ (1972)
Michael Jackson’s ‘Ben’ is his second studio album recorded while he was still a member of The Jackson 5 and released on August 4, 1972 by Motown.
Track listing : 1.Ben (Walter Scharf, Don Black) – 02:44 . 2.Greatest Show on Earth (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 02:48 . 3.People Make the World Go ‘Round (Thom Bell, Linda Creed) – 03:15 . 4.We’ve Got a Good Thing Going (The Corporation [Alphonso Mizell, Berry Gordy Jr., Deke Richards, Freddie Perren]) – 02:59 . 5.Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool (Gladys Hampton, Regina Adams, Ace Adams) – 02:59 . 6.My Girl (Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) – 03:08 . 7.What Goes Around Comes Around (Allen Levinsky, Arthur Stokes, Dana Meyers, Floyd Weatherspoon) – 03:33 . 8.In Our Small Way (Bea Verdi, Christine Yarian) – 03:39 . 9.Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day (Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby, Stevie Wonder) – 03:21 . 10.You Can Cry on My Shoulder (Berry Gordy) – 02:39 .
Musicians : Michael Jackson – vocals .
Production Produced by Hal Davis, The Corporation, Byhal Davis, Berry Gordy, Jr., Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino, Bobby Taylor .
Recorded between November 1971 and February 1972 .
Released on August 4, 1972 by Motown.