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Thriller : the musical life of Michael Jackson

Author: Nelson George
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 2010.
Series: African American music reference
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Thriller takes us back to a time in 1982 when Michael Jackson was king of the charts, breaking the color barrier on MTV, heralding the age of video, and becoming the ultimate representation of the crossover dreams of Motown's Berry Gordy, who helped launch Jackson's career with the Jackson 5.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
George, Nelson.
Thriller.
New York : Da Capo Press; 2010
(DLC) 2010281496
(OCoLC)435418554
Named Person: Michael Jackson; Michael Jackson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson George
ISBN: 9780306819070 0306819074
OCLC Number: 680284204
Language Note: This edition in English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 241 pages).
Contents: Startin' somethin' : an introduction --
2009 --
Going back to Gary --
The voice --
Audio/Visual I --
New York, New York --
Audio/Visual II --
Black Hollywood --
"Thriller" --
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' " --
"Baby Be Mine" --
"The Girl Is MIne" --
"Thriller" --
"Beat It" --
"Billie Jean" --
"Human Nature" --
"PYT (Pretty Young Thing)" --
"Lady in My Life" --
Covering "Thriller" --
The fire, the tour --
The "Bad" years --
The third and final father --
Searching for transcendence --
"This Is It."
Series Title: African American music reference
Responsibility: Nelson George.

Abstract:

Thriller takes us back to a time in 1982 when Michael Jackson was king of the charts, breaking the color barrier on MTV, heralding the age of video, and becoming the ultimate representation of the crossover dreams of Motown's Berry Gordy, who helped launch Jackson's career with the Jackson 5.

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