This month’s MJ Studies Today column looks at the making of Michael Jackson’s album “Blood on the Dance Floor” as explored in the recently released book by Brice Najar, titled “Book on the Dance Floor: Let’s Make HIStory in the Mix”. The focus here is on some of the album’s newly recorded and previously unreleased songs that are too often neglected by music critics when discussing Jackson’s catalogue. Najar’s meetings and interviews with some key personnel involved in these recordings afford greater appreciation of these unique tracks, more of which will be addressed in a Part 2 article at a later date.
A Feeling So True: Michael Jackson and the art of ballad singing Part 2. By Kerry Hennigan. MJ Studies Today, December 2020.
Abstract: This month’s MJ Studies Today column looks at Michael Jackson’s skill as a balladist. From his childhood recordings of songs like “Who’s Loving
This month’s MJ Studies Today column looks at virtual celebrations for Michael Jackson’s birthday in the pandemic year of 2020, and how fans come together in common cause for a better world.