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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:34 PM

Had absolutely no idea anyone particularly liked this man around here!

I must rave about him more often. This dude is a total legend! Alive in my world, always!

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:35 PM



One of my favourite songs!

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:35 PM

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The Dangerous Tour Beat It performances sound exceptionally badass with the lower tuning.

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:39 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 30 December 2015 - 10:34 PM, said:

Had absolutely no idea anyone particularly liked this man around here!

I must rave about him more often. This dude is a total legend! Alive in my world, always!

Unfortunatley, not a lot of people are willing to admit they really like his music because of the fact that MJ has unfortunately become the ass-end of many a joke over the years....

But all joking aside, he made f***in' Thriller, man. No one can ever touch that level of success.

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:39 PM

View Postfraroc, on 30 December 2015 - 10:31 PM, said:

The criminally underrated Steve Stevens on guitar...brilliant!

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:39 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 30 December 2015 - 09:57 PM, said:

How about that Michael Jackson?
The child molesting white woman who died on the same day as Farrah Fewcett???

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:42 PM

View Postfraroc, on 30 December 2015 - 10:39 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 30 December 2015 - 10:34 PM, said:

Had absolutely no idea anyone particularly liked this man around here!

I must rave about him more often. This dude is a total legend! Alive in my world, always!

Unfortunatley, not a lot of people are willing to admit they really like his music because of the fact that MJ has unfortunately become the ass-end of many a joke over the years....

But all joking aside, he made f***in' Thriller, man. No one can ever touch that level of success.

Thriller is great, but I personally think Bad and Dangerous were better!

Especially Dangerous. That album is my squishy, and it shall be my squishy.

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 08:11 AM

Didn't care for him as a child singing love songs with the Jackson Five.  
I Did like some of his music when he went solo, like Rock with You and Beat It.
Once he started going weird, carrying chimps and little boys and altering his face, I couldn't get past that and paid no further attention.  Got very tired of the paparazzi aspect.  For some people, his weirdness will overshadow his musical accomplishments.

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 01:19 PM

I never bought a Michael Jackson album but I certainly appreciated his talent.  He was all over MTV in the 80's

I did attend the Victory Tour ( The Jackson 5 ) in the 80's at Giant Stadium in NJ.

Catchy tune and video.



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Posted 31 December 2015 - 07:46 PM

In the documentary "This Is It", Michael's genius and weirdness come thru perfectly clear. It's very well done, and I find it mesmerizing.  I was never a big fan, although I've always liked "I'll Be There" and "Ben".

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 09:51 PM

View Postcustom55, on 31 December 2015 - 01:19 PM, said:

I never bought a Michael Jackson album but I certainly appreciated his talent.  He was all over MTV in the 80's

I did attend the Victory Tour ( The Jackson 5 ) in the 80's at Giant Stadium in NJ.

Catchy tune and video.



You were really lucky to see them on that tour. There wasn't a "Thriller" tour per se, so the Victory tour was the closest thing to it.

If I had a time machine, I'd definitely see him on the Bad tour in 1988 or the Dangerous tour in 1992.

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 09:52 PM

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View Postcustom55, on 31 December 2015 - 01:19 PM, said:

I never bought a Michael Jackson album but I certainly appreciated his talent.  He was all over MTV in the 80's

I did attend the Victory Tour ( The Jackson 5 ) in the 80's at Giant Stadium in NJ.

Catchy tune and video.



You were really lucky to see them on that tour. There wasn't a "Thriller" tour per se, so the Victory tour was the closest thing to it.

If I had a time machine, I'd definitely see him on the Bad tour in 1988 or the Dangerous tour in 1992.

Dangerous!

Favourite album, awesome shows!

Seriously...I love Dangerous it deserves its own thread!

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 10:17 PM

I miss him. I wonder how his music would have progressed had he lived.

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 02:12 AM

One of my favorite singers of all time most definitely. Right up close to Freddie and Steven in my book.

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 09:09 AM

View PostSegue Myles, on 31 December 2015 - 09:52 PM, said:

View Postfraroc, on 31 December 2015 - 09:51 PM, said:

View Postcustom55, on 31 December 2015 - 01:19 PM, said:

I never bought a Michael Jackson album but I certainly appreciated his talent.  He was all over MTV in the 80's

I did attend the Victory Tour ( The Jackson 5 ) in the 80's at Giant Stadium in NJ.

Catchy tune and video.



You were really lucky to see them on that tour. There wasn't a "Thriller" tour per se, so the Victory tour was the closest thing to it.

If I had a time machine, I'd definitely see him on the Bad tour in 1988 or the Dangerous tour in 1992.

Dangerous!

Favourite album, awesome shows!

Seriously...I love Dangerous it deserves its own thread!
You'll need to get permission from fraroc first.

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 02:18 PM

View Postlibrarian, on 31 December 2015 - 10:17 PM, said:

I miss him. I wonder how his music would have progressed had he lived.
Not much, her music didn't progress the last 15 years she was alive.

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 03:28 PM

I like Off the Wall and Thriller a lot.  Bad is, ironically, not bad, but not great.  After that, not really too interested in his material.

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 03:50 PM

View PostRick N. Backer, on 01 January 2016 - 03:28 PM, said:

I like Off the Wall and Thriller a lot.  Bad is, ironically, not bad, but not great.  After that, not really too interested in his material.
I would have to agree with this.  He's a talented guy who wrote a lot more than his haters probably realize.  He wasn't just a performer playing other people's songs.  Ultimately, if you write songs I will give you props even if the genre isn't my cup of tea.  Interesting note: Everyone focuses on the fact the Eddie Van Halen played the solo on beat it.  Steve lukather and Jeff porcaro of toto played bass and drums on it.

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 07:11 PM

myself, i couldn't give a damn about him or his "music" the guy was a child molesting sideshow as far as i could care. what is even more funny is that before his death NO BODY spoke about the washed up freak.  he dies and he is greater a person than Jesus Christ himself....

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 08:15 PM

View Postru_ready, on 01 January 2016 - 07:11 PM, said:

myself, i couldn't give a damn about him or his "music" the guy was a child molesting sideshow as far as i could care. what is even more funny is that before his death NO BODY spoke about the washed up freak.  he dies and he is greater a person than Jesus Christ himself....

I think you should watch this.

https://www.youtube....h?v=wORay1g3bAM

This documentary shows the truth about what happened in 1993 and 2005. The interesting part of all this, Aphrodite Jones used to think MJ was guilty until she started to look more into the cases and now she's one of the only media figures who actually tries to defend him.

Edited by fraroc, 01 January 2016 - 08:18 PM.





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