Michael Jackson : Collaborations MusicNotes by Ed Mullen

MJ Notes:
-J5 sings back up in Stevie Wonder’s (1974, #1) “You Haven’t Done Nothin”
-Naughty By Nature (1991, #6) “O.P.P.” samples “ABC” by the J5.
-Rihanna’s (2007) “Don’t Stop The Music” uses the break from “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ ”
-Two Paul McCartney duets. “The Girl Is Mine”(1982, #2) + “Say Say Say”(1983, #1).
-Two Stevie Wonder duets. “Just Good Friends” (1987, “Bad”) + “Get It” (1988, #80).
-Two Weird Al Yankovic classic parodies “Eat It” and “Fat”
-The Jackson’s “State Of Shock” (1984, #3) was a MJ duet w/ Mick Jagger
-Rockwell (“Somebody’s Watching Me”, 1984, #1) is Berry Gordy’s (Motown’s founder) son. MJ sings chorus.
-During 1987 tour, Sheryl Crow, on-stage, back-up, singer. (1994-first hit “Leaving Las Vegas”)
-Legendary Quincy Jones produced 3 MJ albums. Off The Wall,Thriller and Bad.
-Many studio musicians for theses three albums were from the band, “Toto” & “Boz Scaggs”, like Jeff Porcaro, David Hungate, David Paich (multi-award winner) and Steve Porcaro.
-Steve Lukather – Toto, non-stop guitar session work includes “Talk To Ya Later:Tubes, “Physical”:Olivia Newton-John.
-Louis Johnson, bass player from “The Brothers Johnson” (also produced by Quincy Jones)
-David Foster (mega-star producer) as “Thriller” studio musician.

-Rock Guitarists in MJ Songs:
——“Beat It”- Eddie Van Halen (VH)
——“Dirty Diana”- Steve Stevens (Billy Idol)
——“Black Or White”- Slash (Guns ‘n’ Roses)

Variety Below. A Michael Jackson MIX of songs that he wrote, and some he never sang, hits others have covered and Jackson Five hits by others (familiar, rare and odd). DJMrEd.com Boston

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Human Nature Miles Davis
Rock With You Fernanda Abreu – Um Barzinho Um Violão 4
Never Can Say Goodbye Gerald Albright-Sax, (vocals,Will Downing)
The Lady in My Life Stanley Jordan
Muscles Diana Ross {w/m MJ}
Never Can Say Goodbye Isaac Hayes
Good Life Kanye West
Centipede Rebbie Jackson {w/m MJ}
Billie Jean (Remix) Blackstreet
Right Here (Human Nature Mix) SWV
Never Can Say Goodbye Gloria Gaynor
I’ll Be There Mariah Carey/ Trey Lorenz
I Want You Back Graham Parker
Beat It Fall Out Boy
Smooth Criminal Alien Ant Farm
Quedate Mas (I Want You Back) Los Super Reyes
I Want You Back Discovery
Beat It Richard Cheese
Eat It Weird Al Yankovic

Michael Jackson Best Songs -Select- “What are your favorite MJ songs?”

July 2009 – My Michael Jackson CD Collections – DJ MR ED – DJMrED@DJMrEdHQ.com

MJ PRIME 1

Dancing Machine Jackson 5
Blame It On The Boogie Jacksons
Shake Your Body Down Jacksons
Farewell My Summer Love Michael Jackson, 1973 Remix
Say Say Say Paul McCartney & MJ
Somebody’s Watching Me Rockwell [MJ, backing vocals]
Leave Me Alone Michael Jackson
State of Shock Jacksons/ Mick Jagger
Man In The Mirror Michael Jackson
Off The Wall Michael Jackson
Working Day And Night Michael Jackson
Rock With You Michael Jackson
Bad Michael Jackson
Smooth Criminal Michael Jackson
Black Or White Michael Jackson
We Are the World U.S.A. for Africa

MJ PRIME 2

ABC Jackson 5
Lovely One Jacksons
The Love You Save Jackson 5
You Rock My World Michael Jackson
The Way You Make Me Feel, MJ
Do It Again/Billie Jean Slingshot, 1983
Ben Michael Jackson
Can You Feel It Jacksons
Walk Right Now Jacksons
Got To Be There Jackson 5
I Want You Back Jackson 5
Torture Jacksons
Dynamite Jermaine Jackson
Let’s Get Serious Jermaine Jackson

MJ PRIME 3

Human Nature Miles Davis
Rock With You Fernanda Abreu
Never Can Say Goodbye Gerald Albright-Sax
The Lady in My Life Stanley Jordan
Muscles Diana Ross [w/m MJ ]
Never Can Say Goodbye Isaac Hayes
Good Life Kanye West
Centipede Rebbie Jackson [w/m MJ ]
Billie Jean (Remix) Blackstreet
Right Here (Human Mix) SWV
Never Can Say Goodbye Gloria Gaynor
I’ll Be There Mariah Carey/ Trey Lorenz
I Want You Back Graham Parker
Beat It Fall Out Boy / John Mayer

Smooth Criminal Alien Ant Farm
Quedate Mas Los Super Reyes
I Want You Back Discovery
Beat It Richard Cheese
Eat It Weird Al Yankovic

MJ PRIME 4 THRILLER PLUS

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ [w/m MJ ]
Baby Be Mine
The Girl Is Mine [w/m MJ ] vocals, McCartney
Thriller
Beat It [w/m MJ ]
Billie Jean [w/m MJ ]
Human Nature
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
The Lady In My Life .
Someone In The Dark Thriller Session
Carousel Thriller Session
Billie Jean (Long Version) [w/m MJ ]
Voice – Over Session Vincent Price
Thriller -orchestra- Henry Mancini
J5 sings back up in Stevie Wonder’s (1974)“You Haven’t Done Nothin”.
Naughty By Nature’s (1991) “O.P.P” samples “ABC” by J5.
Rihanna’s (2007) “Don’t Stop The Music” uses the break from “Wanna Be Startin Somethin”.