On this day in 1972, this hit song reached number 1, where it stayed for one week in the US. The song stayed at number 1 in Australia for 8 weeks. This song featured in a film of the same name.
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The song was first performed in the film by Lee Montgomery and then by Michael Jackson for the closing credits. Michael Jackson then recorded and released the song as a single. It was his first number 1 solo hit.
The song is about a bot and his love for a pet rat.
Can you guess the song? It was Ben by Michael Jackson!