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Lovely One

"Lovely One"
Single by The Jacksons
from the album Triumph
Released September 23, 1980
Format 7" single, 3" CD single
Recorded 1980
Genre Funk
Length 4:52
Label Epic
Writer(s) Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson
Producer(s) The Jacksons
The Jacksons singles chronology
"Lovely One"
"This Place Hotel"
Triumph track listing
"Can You Feel It"
"Lovely One"
"Your Ways"

"Lovely One" is a funk single released by American family group The Jacksons on April 26, 1980.

Released as the first single from the brothers' Triumph, it followed the hit "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)". "Lovely One" nearly matched the success of the previous song, reaching number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100, number two on the Black Singles chart[1] and along with the tracks "Can You Feel It" and "Walk Right Now", "Lovely One" hit number one on the dance chart for one week.[2]


  • Written and composed by Michael Jackson and Randy Jackson
  • Produced by The Jacksons
  • Arrangement by Michael Jackson and Tom Tom 84
  • Lead vocals by Michael Jackson
  • Background vocals by The Jacksons: Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Randy Jackson and Marlon Jackson
  • Instrumentation:
    • Keyboards: Greg Phillinganes
    • Guitars: Tito Jackson, David Williams, Mike Sembello
    • Bass: Nathan Watts
    • Drums: Ollie E. Brown
    • Percussion: Paulinho da Costa


Preceded by
"Shoot Your Best Shot" / "It Don't Hurt No More" by Linda Clifford
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single (with "Can You Feel It" and "Walk Right Now")
December 13, 1980
Succeeded by
"Celebration" / "Take It to the Top" by Kool & the Gang
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