troubleshooting Question

SQL join 3 tables & show all rows from one

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Using mysql 5.5 but don't think that matters...

I have 3 tables

|a_id|StoreName|Address etc


|p_id|UPC|ProdName| etc

some accounts have multiple products associated with them, some don't have any.

I need a query to return all accounts with associated products


a_id|StoreName | UPC | ProdName

1234 | Bob's Mart |12345 | WidgetA |
1235 | Bob's Mart |22345 | WidgetB |
1256 | Smart Mart |12345 | WidgetA |
3321 | Kwik Mart | null | null

I've tried a few combinations of left & right joins but can't seem to get it right.

I'm doing this in coldfusion so I can nest the product query within a store loop but Is this do-able with joins (or unions)??
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