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Thriller : the musical life of Michael Jackson / Nelson George

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Material Type
Book
Author
George, Nelson.
Publication Info.
Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, [2010]
Publication Info.
©2010

Details

Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Description
viii, 241 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes index.
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.
Summary
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.
Subject
Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009.
Singers -- United States -- Biography.
Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American singers.
ISBN
9780306818783
0306818787