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MJ: the genius of Michael Jackson

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From the moment in 1965 when he first stepped on stage with his brothers at a local talent show in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson was destined to become the undisputed King of Pop. In a career spanning four decades, he became a global icon, selling over 400 million albums, earning thirteen Grammy Awards, and spinning dance moves that captivated the world. Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper delves deeply into Michael Jackson's music and talent. From the artist's early days with the Jackson 5, to his stratospheric success as a solo artist, to "Beat It" and "Thriller," "Bad" and "The Man in the Mirror," to his volatile final years, his attempted comeback, and untimely death, Knopper explores the beguiling and often contradictory forces that fueled Michael Jackson's genius. Drawing on an amazing 400 interviews, this critical biography puts all the elements of his career into perspective and celebrates his triumph in art and music.
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Full title mj the genius of michael jackson
Author knopper steve
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Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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display_description A veteran music reporter offers a sweeping and vivid portrait of the King of Pop, from his first on-stage appearance at a local talent show in 1965, to his record-breaking album sales, Grammy awards, dance moves and years of scandal and controversy. --Publisher's description.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Jackson 5 (Musical group), Jackson, Michael, -- 1958-2009, Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography
title_display MJ : the genius of Michael Jackson
title_full MJ : the genius of Michael Jackson / Steve Knopper, MJ The Genius of Michael Jackson, MJ [sound recording] : the genius of Michael Jackson / Steve Knopper
title_short MJ :
title_sub the genius of Michael Jackson
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Jackson, Michael, Nonfiction, Rock musicians