“I Want You Back” Is The Best Song

“I Want You Back” was originally recorded by The Jackson Five in 1969 and it served as their debut single for Motown Records in 1970. The song was a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and went on to be ranked the 121st greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone, behind every song ever released by Bob Dylan and the Beatles and “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana.

There are a number of Jackson Five performances of “I Want You Back” on YouTube. The one below, from their 1971 TV special “Goin’ Back To Indiana,” has the most views:

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Dallas Sportscaster Calls For Support Of Gay Athletes

As we discussed in Podcast #2, Missouri’s Michael Sam– 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year and projected high round NFL prospect– came out last week. A lot of the media coverage was positive, though there were packets of prejudice, including Sam’s own father. Yet despite the generally welcoming reaction to Sam’s affirmation, we in the ALTTAB Dome were still surprised by an editorial by Dale Hansen, a Dallas sportscaster for ABC affiliate WFAA, from February 10.

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