A closer look at the 1984 Michael Jackson dolls and outfits, that were made to represent Michael from his music videos, public appearances, and single covers.
Bruce Swedien was a key player in making the “Thriller” album. The recording engineer passed away in 2020 but gave a track by track breakdown of the album in 2009.
As we mark the 40th anniversary “Thriller” we wanted to take a moment and remember all those who helped make the album such a success, but are no long with us.
Three tracks recorded for the “Thriller” album, “Trouble,” “Niteline” and “Hot Street,” have been leaked in the past. But only one made it on to “Thriller 40.”
Michael Jackson collaborated with many artists during the “Thriller” era. Here’s some of the songs he wrote, produced, duetted or provided background vocals for.
An original review of the Jacksons Victory Tour from July 22nd, 1984. It was their eight concert on the tour, at the Gator Bowl Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
There was one person on everyone’s mind on February 28th, 1984, as the 26th Annual Grammy Awards unfolded within Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium: Michael Jackson.
A look back at how the thirteen minute “Thriller” music video forever changed a genre. It’s origins, how it came to be and its forever impact on popular culture.
Michael’s performance of “Billie Jean” at “Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever” was the moment that cemented Michael as a music icon and exploded album sales.
The E.T. Storybook was released just before ‘Thriller’ in 1982. Due to legal issues it was pulled from the shelves, but it still went on to win a Grammy Award.
In May 1984, President Reagan invited Michael to the White House and presented him with an award for allowing “Beat It” to be used in a drink driving campaign.