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Thriller

the musical life of Michael Jackson

1st Da Capo Press ed.

Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Thriller takes us back to a time in 1982 when Michael Jackson was king of the charts, breaking the color barrier on MTV, heralding the age of video, and becoming the ultimate representation of the crossover dreams of Motown's Berry Gordy, who helped launch Jackson's career with the Jackson 5.

About the Edition

Thriller takes us back to a time in 1982 when Michael Jackson was king of the charts, breaking the color barrier on MTV, heralding the age of video, and becoming the ultimate representation of the crossover dreams of Motown's Berry Gordy, who helped launch Jackson's career with the Jackson 5.

Table of Contents

Startin' somethin' : an introduction
2009
Going back to Gary
The voice
Audio/Visual I
New York, New York
Audio/Visual II
Black Hollywood
"Thriller"
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' "
"Baby Be Mine"
"The Girl Is MIne"
"Thriller"
"Beat It"
"Billie Jean"
"Human Nature"
"PYT (Pretty Young Thing)"
"Lady in My Life"
Covering "Thriller"
The fire, the tour
The "Bad" years
The third and final father
Searching for transcendence
"This Is It".

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
ML420.J175 G42 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 241 p. ;
Number of pages
241

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24480277M
Internet Archive
thrillermusicall00geor
ISBN 10
0306818787
ISBN 13
9780306818783
LC Control Number
2010281496
OCLC/WorldCat
435418554
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