Ed Sullivan welcomed many guests who had a reputation for dazzling crowds over the years. ‘The Jackson 5’ appeared on the show in 1969 with young Michael leading the band.
Michael snaps and sways his body in front of a backdrop of line patterns featuring stripes of different colors. Michael finishes by yelling ‘Oh yeah,’ and his brothers respond as a group with ‘Oh yeah.’ They bow simultaneously, and the crowd loves it!
‘Who’s Lovin’ You’ is a Motown soul song written by the legendary Smokey Robinson. Many artists have recorded the song, including ‘The Temptations,’ ‘The Supremes,’ and ‘Michael Bublé.’However, ‘The Jackson 5’ version is the most famous. The group signed with Motown Records in 1968 and scored four consecutive number 1 hits. ‘I Want You Back,’ ‘ABC,’ ‘The Love You Save,’ and ‘I’ll Be There’ all topped the charts. The Jackson 5 dazzled the Ed Sullivan crowd in 1969, following their string of successful hits.