• From the collection of Gilles Petard

Perhaps you’ve already noticed this story elsewhere on the Reader‘s site—we’re not exactly being coy about it—but in case you keep up with us mainly via RSS reader, Jake Austen has an amazing feature this week about the discovery of an unheard Jackson Five studio recording. This tape predates the session for the group’s first single—the session that for 40 years was thought to be the group’s first—by four months. Even more amazing, it was found as a direct result of Austen’s research.