Yes, there was controversy. Yes, there was the ever-changing skin tone. But ultimately there was the music.
Michael Jackson’s Thriller album was without question the most influential album in my childhood. Many, many summer afternoons were spent in our negihbor’s basement, dancing like mad to songs like “Billie Jean,” “PYT” and “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’.” It’s non-stop genius, and for that alone he will be missed.
I pondered various ways to do a tribute, but I think I’ll just let the King of Pop speak for himself. Here it is – my favorite MJ song ever. Take it away, Michael.