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    The Man, The Myth, The Legend; Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was a singer, songwriter, philanthropist and record producer. He was born on August 29, 1958 to a working-class home in Chicago, Illinois, the eighth of ten children from Katherine Esther Scruse and Joseph Walter "Joe" Jackson. Michael grew up with three sisters; Rebbie, La Toya, and Janet and five brothers; Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy. His sixth brother, Brandon, died shortly after birth. In 1964, Michael (at 6 years old) and Marlon (at 7 years old) joined the Jackson Brothers; a band formed by their father and which included brothers Jackie (13), Tito (11), and Jermaine (10); as backup musicians playing congas and tambourine. Michael was the lead vocalist…

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    Jackson 5 and One Direction are boy bands each with five family members. Jackson 5 were a group in the 70s and were all, in fact, brothers. They were taught their music by their father and the lead vocals were the famous “King of Pop”, Michael Jackson. The names of the members in Jackson 5 were Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Michael Jackson. They formed their band in 1964. On the other hand, One Direction was formed by each of the singers entering a television show called The X Factor UK.…

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    Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor. He is nicknamed the “King of Pop” and his musical career lasted over four decades. He died in June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. He is also the highest earning dead celebrity with $140 million in earnings in a single year. Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958. The eighth child of the Jackson family, he debuted alongside his brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marion as a member of the…

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    Closer Music Techniques

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    For this paper I decided to choose a song that is very popular right now called “Closer,” the song is performed by The Chainsmokers and features the up and coming singer Halsey. This song falls under the dance genre and is very popular with the younger crowds right now and held number one on Billboards Hot 100 and many other music top charts around the world. “Closer” also helped the Chainsmokers surpass Calvin Harris’ record by becoming The Chainsmokers fourth number one dance hit on the…

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    Michael Jackson's career took an even bigger turn when he started working with music producer Quincy Jones. Jones and Jackson met on the set of The Wiz, movie in which Michael started working on because his brothers and himself weren’t as popular as they used to be when they first signed up to Motown (Herbert, 2009). Michael wanted to be in the scene for a long time had no idea how to do it, so he contacted his new friend Quincy Jones for some advice. The Off the Wall Era (1978-1981) began with…

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    Track 1: “Love Yours” by J Cole The Album 2014 Forest Hills Drive was one of the many anticipated albums of the year. It was promised to be Jermaine Cole’s best work. Although it was different, it did not disappoint its audience. One of the more underrated songs of that Album was “Love Yours”. This song starts off with a soothing steady beat with a undertone of sadness, but as it progresses it steadily builds suspension and builds rhythm and it brings your heart to a race. Every single of my…

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    James Brown was born in May 3, 1933 and died in December 25, 2006. He started his career as a singer in Toccoa, Georgia and later on became a songwriter, record producer, dancer and bandleader. On his dance contribution, Brown was known as a “choppy rhythmic dance machine that worked perfectly with his aggressive, punchy singing style” (Vincent). His styles and movements have inspired many dancers after him. For example, Michael Jackson’s moonwalk was inspired by James Brown’s smooth movements…

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    Michael Jackson

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    Ryan Viehweger General Music Artist Thing 11/2/2015 Michael Jackson A revolutionary musician, by the name of Michael Jackson, was born on August 29, 1958, in Indiana. Joesph Jackson, Michael’s father, a believer in his sons’ talent, helped form the spectacular band by the name of Jackson 5. The Jackson 5 consisted of Michael and his older brothers; Tito, Jermaine, Jackie, and Marlon. Around their community, they were successful and sold many CDs to their neighbors. He then grew…

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    Michael Jackson Talent

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    Music and talent: Michael Jackson was known as an American pop singer with many talents; in 1964, at the age of five, almost six he had the ability to sing just like his older brother, Jermaine. Joe Jackson did not realize Michael’s talent until Katherine found him singing in his bedroom dancing along to the radio. When Katherine told Joe about this he did not believe her. Once Michael sang in front of his father he was amazed. Later on before Michael’s 6th birthday, his father had formed the…

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    Michael Jackson effort for music and dancing did not just change pop culture, he revolutionized it, becoming the biggest star during the seventies, eighties and nineties. He made society rethink the entire industry of pop culture itself as he made famous for his music, videos, dancing and clothing. He bridged most of pop culture back then to what has become now. If it weren’t for Michael Jackson influencing society through his music many people who was inspired by his work wouldn’t be where they…

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