Michael Jackson ‎– The Essential Michael Jackson

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1-01 The Jackson 5 I Want You Back 2:58
1-02 The Jackson 5 ABC 2:57
1-03 The Jackson 5 The Love You Save 3:05
1-04 Michael Jackson Got To Be There
Producer – Hal DavisWritten-By – Elliot Willensky
3:25
1-05 Michael Jackson Rockin' Robin
Producer – Jerry Marcellino, Mel LarsonWritten-By – Jimmie Thomas
2:32
1-06 Michael Jackson Ben
Written-By – Don Black, Walter Scharf
2:46
1-07 The Jacksons Enjoy Yourself
Arranged By – Bobby MartinEngineer – Joe TarsiaMixed By – Jay Marks*, Joe TarsiaProducer – Gamble & HuffWritten-By – Gamble & Huff
3:21
1-08 The Jacksons Blame It On The Boogie
Bass – Gary King, Nathan WattsCongas – Claudio Slon, Laudir De OliveiraDrums, Percussion – Rick Morotta*Engineer – Don Murray, Peter GranetGuitar – Mike Sembello*, Roland Bautista, Tito JacksonKeyboards – Greg PhillinganesMixed By – Don Murray, Peter GranetWritten-By – David Jackson-Rich*, Elmar Krohn, Hans Kampschroer, Michael G. Jackson-Clark*, Thomas Meyer (3)
3:30
1-09 The Jacksons Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
Arranged By [Horns And Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Arranged By [Vocals] – The JacksonsEngineer – Don Murray, Peter GranetExecutive Producer – Bobby Colomby, Mike AtkinsonGuitar – Tito JacksonKeyboards – Greg Phillinganes, Michael BoddickerKeyboards, Drums – Ed Green*Mixed By – Don Murray, Peter GranetWritten-By – Randy Jackson
3:44
1-10 Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
Arranged By [Percussion] – Michael JacksonArranged By [Strings] – Ben Wright*Backing Vocals [Additional] – Augie Johnson, Jim Gilstrap, Mortonette Jenkins, Paulette McWilliams, Zedric WilliamsPercussion – Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson, Richard Heath
5:51
1-11 Michael Jackson Rock With You
Arranged By [Strings] – Ben Wright*Arranged By [Vocals] – Rod TempertonBass – Bobby WatsonElectric Piano – David "Hawk" Wolinski
3:23
1-12 Michael Jackson Off The Wall
Programmed By – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer, Programmed By – George Duke
3:45
1-13 Michael Jackson She's Out Of My Life
Arranged By [Strings] – Johnny MandelGuitar – Larry CarltonWritten-By – Tom Bahler
3:37
1-14 Michael Jackson Can You Feel It
Arranged By – Jackie Jackson, Michael JacksonArranged By [Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Written-By – Jackie Jackson
3:50
1-15 Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney The Girl Is Mine
Arranged By [Rhythm] – David PaichArranged By [Synthesizer] – David FosterArranged By [Vocals] – Quincy JonesConductor – Jerry HeyLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Paul McCartney
3:41
1-16 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
Arranged By [Synthesizer] – Michael JacksonConductor – Jeremy Lubbock
4:52
1-17 Michael Jackson Beat It 4:18
1-18 Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Arranged By [Horns] – Michael JacksonArranged By [Vocals] – Quincy JonesBacking Vocals – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hull, James Ingram, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters
4:17
1-19 Michael Jackson Human Nature
Arranged By – David Paich, Steve Lukather, Steve PorcaroWritten-By – John Bettis, Steven Porcaro*
3:45
1-20 Michael Jackson P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Arranged By – James Ingram, Quincy JonesWritten-By – James Ingram, Quincy Jones
3:58
1-21 Michael Jackson Thriller
Arranged By [Vocals And Synthesizer] – Rod TempertonEffects – Bruce Cannon, Bruce SwedienRap – Vincent Price (2)
5:12
2-01 Michael Jackson Bad
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Christopher CurrellPerformer – Jimmy Smith
4:07
2-02 Michael Jackson And Siedah Garrett I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Arranged By [Synthesizer] – David PaichArranged By [Vocals] – John BarnesPerformer – Steve Porcaro
4:11
2-03 Michael Jackson Leave Me Alone
Performer – Larry Williams
4:40
2-04 Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel
Finger Snaps – Michael Jackson
4:26
2-05 Michael Jackson Man In The Mirror
Arranged By [Rhythm And Synthesizer] – Glen BallardArranged By [Synthesizer] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocals] – Andrae Crouch*Featuring – Siedah Garrett, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, The WinansWritten-By – Glen Ballard, Siedah Garrett
5:18
2-06 Michael Jackson Dirty Diana
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Synthesizer And Strings] – John BarnesArranged By [Synthesizer], Other [Clave' Clapstick] – Michael JacksonGuitar – Steve Stevens
4:40
2-07 Michael Jackson Another Part Of Me
Arranged By [Vocals] – John Barnes
3:46
2-08 Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal
Handclaps – Michael JacksonNoises [Creaking And Heavy Breathing] – Frank Dileo
4:17
2-09 Michael Jackson Black Or White
Guitar [Special Intro] – Slash (3)Lyrics By [Rap] – Bill BottrellPerformer – Augie Johnson, Bobby Watson, David "Hawk" Wolinski, Jerry Hey, John Robinson (2), Kim Hutchcroft, Larry Carlton, Larry Williams, Louis Johnson, Paulinho Da Costa, Richard HeathProducer – Bill BottrellRap – L.T.B.
3:22
2-10 Michael Jackson Heal The World
Arranged By [Choir] – John BahlerArranged By [Prelude], Conductor [Prelude] – Marty PaichComposed By [Prelude] – Marty PaichDrums – Jeff PorcaroFeaturing – The John Bahler SingersKeyboards – Brad Buxer, David PaichPercussion – Bryan LorenProducer – Bruce SwedienSynthesizer – David Paich, Steve PorcaroVocals – Ashley Farell, Christa Larson
6:25
2-11 Michael Jackson Remember The Time
Producer – Teddy RileyWritten-By – Bernard Belle
3:59
2-12 Michael Jackson And Mystery Girl In The Closet
Producer – Teddy Riley
4:48
2-13 Michael Jackson Who Is It
Arranged By – Michael JacksonArranged By [Keyboards] – Brad Buxer, David PaichArranged By [Strings] – George Del BarrioProducer – Bill BottrellVoice [Soprano] – Linda Harmon, Michael Jackson
3:59
2-14 Michael Jackson Will You Be There
Arranged By [Choir] – Andrae Crouch*, Sandra CrouchArranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Johnny MandelCo-producer – Bruce SwedienFeaturing – The Andrae Crouch Singers*
3:40
2-15 Michael Jackson Dangerous
Producer – Bruce SwedienSynthesizer – Brad Buxer, Rhett Lawrence, Teddy RileyWritten-By – Bill Bottrell
6:59
2-16 Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone
Producer – R. KellyWritten-By – Robert Kelly*
4:55
2-17 Michael Jackson You Rock My World
Edited By [Digital] – Harvey Mason, Jr.*, Stuart BrawleyMixed By – Bruce Swedien, Rodney JerkinsPerformer [All Musical Instruments] – Rodney JerkinsProducer – Rodney JerkinsRecorded By – Brad Gilderman, Dexter Simmons, Jean-Marie Horvat, Rodney Jerkins, Stuart BrawleyVoice [Intro] – Chris Tucker (2)Voice [Intro], Performer [All Musical Instruments] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Rodney Jerkins
5:08
3-1 Michael Jackson Can't Get Outta The Rain 4:06
3-2 Michael Jackson With Paul McCartney Say, Say, Say 3:56
3-3 Michael Jackson Jam 5:38
3-4 Michael Jackson They Don't Care About Us 4:46
3-5 Michael Jackson Blood On The Dance Floor 4:14
3-6 Michael Jackson Stranger In Moscow 5:45
3-7 Michael Jackson Butterflies 4:41

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
520422 2, 5204222001, EPC520422 2 Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson(2xCD, Comp, RP) Epic, Legacy, MJJ Productions, Sony Music, Epic, Legacy, MJJ Productions, Sony Music, Epic, Legacy, MJJ Productions, Sony Music 520422 2, 5204222001, EPC520422 2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
SB30060C Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson(2xCD, Comp) Sony BMG Music Entertainment SB30060C South Korea 2005 Sell This Version
none Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson(2xCDr, Comp, Promo) Sony BMG Music Entertainment none Europe 2005 Sell This Version
EICP-20051 Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson(2xCD, Comp, Ltd, Blu) Epic EICP-20051 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
88697571192 Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson(2xCD, Comp) Epic, Legacy, MJJ Productions 88697571192 Europe 2005 Sell This Version

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