My Story About The Legendary King Of Pop's solo Music Career.Note - Album titles underlined
He started young, "I Got to be there", he said. From Ben, he told spoke about Music & Me. Fans said, "We will be your fans Forever, Michael" In 1975, The Best of Michael Jackson was released, but the King had just begun.
4 years later, He bounced Off the Wall, and showed us One Day in Your Life. He did the soundtrack for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in June of 1981, and gave the world a Thriller in '82. 2 Years later, Farewell My Summer Love was released, a compilation album made from songs Jackson recorded in Jan and September '73. Another 2 years past, and Motown (Jackson's old record company before he signed with Epic) released Looking Back to Yesterday, another compilation with recordings from December 1969 to December 1973, featuring songs from his Jackson 5 days. Also in '86, Motown released Anthology, a compilation with additional hits by The Jackson 5 and rare, unreleased material from 1973.
In 1987, Jackson, with his new white look, showed the world how Bad he was. Later that year The Original Soul of Michael Jackson, a remix album, was released. Featuring songs from his career in the '70s. In 1991, He became Dangerous. In '95, he showed us HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, and 2 years later Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix. In 2000, 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson was released, featuring songs from 1971 to 1975. In 2001, his music legacy became Invincible.
2002 saw Michael Jackson: Love Songs, and then in 2003, his Number Ones were released. 2004 saw The Ultimate Collection and 2005 saw The Essential Michael Jackson. In 2006, video junkies were catered to by the release of Visionary: The Video Singles. On the year of his 50th birthday, King of Pop was released. Following that, several more compilation albums were released: 50 Best Songs – The Motown Years: Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5, The Collection, The ******** Mixes, The Definitive Collection, Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection, and The Remix Suite.
On June 25, 2009, The most LEGENDARY King of Pop died, at the age of 50, from cardiac arrest (it would later be determined that Jackson died of "acute propofol intoxication" with the additional factor of "benzodiazepine effect"), while he was planning for the big This is It Tour of 50 concerts. In December 2010, Michael, a posthumous album of previously unreleased tracks, was released, featuring guest performances by Akon, 50 Cent, Lenny Kravitz and Dave Grohl. It was the first release of new Jackson material in nine years since Invincible in 2001. In 2011, Micheal Jackson's music proved to be Immortal and a year later, he stil remains an Icon. Bad 25, the latest cd published, is the 25th anniversary special edition reissue of his album Bad from 1987.
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DGSteele 22-25, M 0 Jun 8, 2012