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Song of the Week #122 – “I Want You Back”

Written by admin on September 3, 2012 – 9:56 pm -

The Jackson 5’s breakthrough hit “I Want You Back” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“I Want You Back” was released on single in October 1969, backed with “Who’s Lovin’ You”. It also featured on the group’s debut album “Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5” two months later.

Jackson 5 - I Want You Back single

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Spike Lee to release Michael Jackson “Bad” documentary

Written by admin on July 13, 2012 – 10:37 am -

Spike Lee is finishing up post-production work on a documentary about the making of Michael Jackson’s “Bad” album.

The film will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of the album and the world tour that followed it.

Among those interviewed for the film were Sheryl Crow, who was a backing singer on the “Bad” tour, Cee Lo Green, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Martin Scorsese, and many friends of the late star.

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Michael Jackson mansion contents fetch nearly $1 million

Written by admin on December 18, 2011 – 7:29 pm -

Michael Jackson - 100 North Carolwood Drive Auction The contents of the Beverly Hills mansion where Michael Jackson lived before his death in 2009 have been auctioned for nearly $1 million.

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“Michael Jackson – Immortal” opens in Las Vegas

Written by admin on December 5, 2011 – 9:36 pm -

A star-studded audience attended the Las Vegas debut of Cirque du Soleil’s “Michael Jackson – Immortal” on Saturday night, including Carlos Santana, Berry Gordy, Allison Janney, James Gandolfini and Jackson’s brothers and three children.

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Unreleased Michael Jackson film expected to fetch £4 million

Written by admin on November 15, 2011 – 10:04 am -

A previously unseen Michael Jackson documentary is expected to sell for at least £4 million at an auction in London on November 26.

The film was shot during three concerts at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, in Buenos Aires, Argentina during Jackson’s “Dangerous” tour in 1993.

Michael Jackson unreleased film

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