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May 24th, 2004

Best Michael Jackson Song

Let’s travel back to a time when Michael Jackson wasn’t simply a sideshow, and was producing really enjoyable pop music. (Also, before he took it upon himself to be called the “King of Pop,” a title that clearly belongs to the band Toto.)

What, then, is the best all around Jackson tune? I’m inclined to say “Don’t Stop (‘Til You Get Enough),” which is almost perfect disco pop. But “Billie Jean” is a close second.

For our purposes any Jackson work can be included, but stuff from his modern era is decidedly weak compared to his work of the late 70s and early 80s.

Posted in Television, Movies, and Music

Stacy April 6, 2007, 8:54 pm


ZQ May 26, 2008, 3:20 am

My favorite MJ songs… hmmm.

In no particular order: Earth Song, Dirty Diana, The Way You Make Me Feel, Billie Jean, Black or White, You Are Not Alone, We Are the World, amongst many many more.

I just want to make one thing clear.

Go watch Michael’s Primetime interview with Diane Sawyer from 1995.

He gives a very plausible, logical reason for settling the 1993 drama through payment – he acted on advice from his lawyers. He paid up because the family wouldn’t let up, they kept at it with no real evidence and neither party wanted to go into trial. His lawyers advised him to give the money and get it over with unless he wanted the whole thing dragged on… and the family didn’t really care whether charges were dropped or not; they just wanted money. You say, why would MJ pay up and ‘give in to extortion’? You now have a reason, whether you wish to believe it or not. Let me ask you this: why would parents of a boy who they said had been molested, drop charges and walk off with an average amount of settlement money, instead of fighting for the cause they supposedly believed in (that MJ was a pedofile), to make sure he was convicted for his horrible acts and sent to prison? Not to mention if they won the trial, they would have been paid a lot more.

Thats about it. For now. And oh, if you don’t get something I wrote, please, just ask, and don’t start your post with an insult to my command over the English language. I don’t profess to be an excellent writer.

Also, another thing… for those of you accusing Michael, or his producers for coming up with the title ‘King of Pop’ – WRONG. This title was originally coined by Elizabeth Taylor in an unscripted speech on an award show – I forget the exact details of where and when, but do google it. Its all there in plain fact. And after she said it, the media sensationalised it.

Mansinthe July 21, 2008, 2:16 pm

Smooth Criminal is godlike.

joe June 26, 2009, 8:30 am

For me i personally think Man in the Mirror is the best. I think it has great lyrics. And it also spreads a really good message to those who listen to it.

Kaitlyn July 20, 2009, 12:24 pm

I personally love “You are not alone”. Now that he’s gone, it breaks my heart, but I still love it.

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