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RIP king of pop

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Happy Deathday Michael Jackson.  I still think you’re awesome.

Yeah, I’m boring.  I’ve got a lot of running around to do today, so this won’t be a very lengthy or deep post.  So here comes one really original top ten list honoring the King of Pop!


15. Earth Song – It’s big and it’s got power but frankly I prefer when he dances.

14. Scream – Unique, crazy, expensive, but impressive.

13. Rock With You – One of my favorite MJ songs, his sequins charmed the world in this clip.

12. Liberian Girl Freak, how many celebs are IN that vid?

11. Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough – He’s so dang cute, and sounds and looks so joyful.

10. Leave Me Alone – Michael Jackson IS an amusement park.

9. Man in the Mirror An inspirational song and video, with hardly an appearance from the man himself.

8. The Way You Make Me Feel Heck, I just like to watch him walk down the street!  I also like the guy that gives him a thumbs up. 🙂

7. Billie JeanGreat song, everything he touches lights up just as his audience did.

6. Black & White – Face morphing, Macaulay Culkin, controversial final 2 minutes… This video rocks.

5. We Are the World (USA for Africa) – Let’s face it, Michael Jackson is the best part of this humanitarian video.

4. Smooth Criminal In his white suit and with the innovative anti-gravity move, this slick night-club vid is legit.

3. Bad – Directed by Martin Scorsese and all, it doesn’t get much better than this one.

2. Thriller – This 14-minute segment is the quintessential Jackson.  Rad dancing, great song, great Michael, and Vincent Price.  There are so many moments where I just have to smile… it’s so well done.

1. Beat It – With a West Side Story feel, this is the greatest MJ video.  The dancing doesn’t get better, the Eddie Van Halen guitar riff stands out, and the song just ROCKS hard core.

Okay, ironically enough, the Beat It video is “no longer available in my country” so this MJ-vid-a-thon just came to an abrupt halt.  I’m kind of pissed off, but whatever – I’ll look for a video to embed later.

Honorable mentions: Dirty Diana, You Rock My World, and Remember the Time

You’ll always be remembered MJ!


Written by laurenthejukebox17

June 25, 2010 at 10:51 am

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  1. Thriller’s #2??? Blasphemy

    FRC Ruben

    June 25, 2010 at 11:29 am

    • Yeah, I know. Thriller is amazing, but I have always loved Beat It the best. He and his orange jacket are just awesome.


      June 25, 2010 at 11:33 am

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