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Song of the Day #758

Song of the Day: Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', words and music by Michael Jackson, was the first track heard in the line-up on his best-selling album, "Thriller." This one combines a percolating rhythm, killer bass line, some social commentary, a line about "Billie Jean," and a few "Ma Ma Se, Ma Ma Sa, Ma Ma Coo Sa's" along the way. Listen to an audio clip here.

Comments

What passionate michael jackson to move to Dubai or was it more legal issues ?

I really have no clue why Jackson wanted to move to Dubai or any other country. But for me, it's quite beside the point, as my appreciation of his music is entirely separate from my evaluation of him as a person or as a legal defendant in any public scandal.

In keeping with this point, let me post a link to my essay, "Taking the Ad Hominem Out of Art Appreciation."