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Song of the Day #1082

Song of the Day: Baby Be Mine, words and music by Rod Temperton, is Track #2 on the stupendous Michael Jackson album, "Thriller," which was released on this date, 30 years ago. This recording predates "Spice of Life" but both...

Posted in Notablog on November 30, 2012 05:53 PM

Song of the Day #1081

Song of the Day: Spice of Life features the words and music of Derek Bremble and Rod Temperton, who has had many hits with Michael Jackson. Recorded by The Manhattan Transfer, this song was a Top 40 hit on both...

Posted in Notablog on November 22, 2012 04:24 PM

Song of the Day #1052

Song of the Day: Love is in Control (Finger on the Trigger) features the words and music of Rod Temperton, Merria Ross, and Quincy Jones, who produced the 1982 album "Donna Summer," on which this song appears. This enjoyable funky...

Posted in Notablog on May 22, 2012 02:03 PM

Song of the Day #1063

Song of the Day: The Groove Line features the words and music of Rod Temperton, who would later compose such classic Michael Jackson hits as "Thriller." This song was one of the best dance tracks of 1978, recorded by the...

Posted in Notablog on March 19, 2012 10:09 PM

Song of the Day #1012

Song of the Day: Stomp!, written by Louis Johnson, George Johnson, Valerie Johnson, and Rod Temperton, was a #1 Dance Hit in 1980 for the Brothers Johnson. The funky track was heard everywhere, on the radio, on television, in film,...

Posted in Notablog on January 1, 2012 07:17 PM

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Song of the Day: The Lady in My Life, words and music by Rod Temperton, is one of my all-time favorite ballads by Michael Jackson, who passed away one year ago today.  This sensuously rhythmic song is featured on the...

Posted in Notablog on June 25, 2010 03:50 PM

Song of the Day #653

Song of the Day: Yah Mo Be There features the words and music of Rod Temperton and Quincy Jones, and the two gents who first recorded this smooth track: Michael McDonald and James Ingram (audio clips at those artist links)....

Posted in Notablog on May 31, 2006 07:20 AM

Song of the Day #584

Song of the Day: Off the Wall, words and music by Rod Temperton, was recorded as the title track of one of Michael Jackson's finest solo efforts. Listen to an audio clip here....

Posted in Notablog on March 23, 2006 07:11 AM

Song of the Day #429

Song of the Day: Rock with You, music and lyrics by Rod Temperton, is a smooth, soulful, mid-tempo track featured on the terrific Michael Jackson album "Off the Wall" (audio clip at that link)....

Posted in Notablog on October 19, 2005 12:01 AM

Song of the Day #337

Song of the Day: Give Me the Night features words and music by Rod Temperton, production by the great Quincy Jones, and performance by jazz guitarist and singer, George Benson. It has a nice groove, with those sweet unison vocal-guitar...

Posted in Notablog on July 21, 2005 09:13 AM

Song of the Day #317

Song of the Day: Boogie Nights, words and music by Rod Temperton (who wrote quite a few hits for Michael Jackson), was performed by the R&B-disco fusion band Heatwave. The opening and closing bars of this classic dance track are...

Posted in Notablog on July 1, 2005 08:43 AM

Song of the Day #63

Song of the Day: Thriller, written by Rod Temperton, produced by Quincy Jones, sung and performed (in my favorite music video of all time, directed by John Landis) by Michael Jackson. With a featured rap by the incomparable Vincent Price,...

Posted in Notablog on October 31, 2004 12:16 AM