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"Got to Be There" is a 1971 single released by Michael Jackson on the Motown label. It was the singer's first solo single following his successful tenure as the lead singer of The Jackson 5. Michael's solo career began in earnest after the success of Got to Be There. The single, written by Elliot Willensky and produced by longtime Jackson 5 producer Hal Davis, was an immediate success - it reached #1 on the Cashbox singles chart, and #4 on both… read more

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Got to be there, got to be there in the morning
When she says hello to the world
Got to be there, got to be there
Bring her good times

Michael Jackson - Got To Be There Lyrics

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  • Really good song!
  • I always thought this song was probably more powerful in an adult's hands (listen to the Chaka Khan version). An adult MJ version would've been astonishing...
  • Michael was soooo talented,,,such a beautiful track from him and his brothers backing him.
  • What a voice!
  • <33333333
  • I actually think his voice sounded better as a kid, if that makes sense. The vocals on this are unbelievable. [2] for [i]some[/i] songs i guess
  • old school rip
  • WOW...XXX
  • My favorite Michael song.
  • I actually think his voice sounded better as a kid, if that makes sense. The vocals on this are unbelievable.

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