MJ Studies Today CI

MJ Studies Today CI, May 2024, by Kerry Hennigan, looks at the collaboration of Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, two musical geniuses who began their careers as child prodigies and who in 1987 recorded two duets – “Just Good Friends” and “Get It.” Read More …

MJ Studies Today XCIX

MJ Studies Today, March 2024, discusses Michael Jackson’s Bad album and his live performance at the 1988 Grammy Awards ceremony. Read More …

MJ Studies Today XCVIII

MJ Studies Today, February 2024 looks at the Netflix documentary “The Greatest Night in Pop” and in particular the contribution of Michael Jackson. Read More …

MJ Studies Today LXXXVIII

In 1987, Michael Jackson released a song called “Liberian Girl” on his album Bad. But how many people outside of Africa who heard the song knew about the country Jackson depicted as a lush, fantasy landscape? The history of the real Liberia was then one of years of civil unrest, a far cry from the paradise Jackson evoked with his song. In this month’s MJ Studies Today, columnist Kerry Hennigan looks at the history of the country, and the song that remains much beloved in Liberia – and by Jackson fans everywhere. Read More …