Adeli’s Music Blog

Michael Jackson, King of Pop (1959-2009)

Posted in music by adeli on June 25, 2009

For those who grew up in the 80s, it was his music that got us up to dance and kept us dancing at every party. It was his videos that kept us up late on Friday nights to watch Friday Night Videos. Almost everyone I grew up with attended a “Thriller” video premiere party. For my 15th birthday in May of 1983, I received two Thriller albums (yes, vinyl) as gifts. I already had the album, of course, so I returned one to the store and re-gifted the other.

What are your Michael Jackson memories? Let me know by commenting on here.

It’s understandable to be shocked and saddened but let’s remember and celebrate the music that added so much to our lives. Thanks for the boogie, Michael!

Everybody say, “Ma Ma Se, Ma Ma Sa, Ma Ma Coo Sa!”
Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

With The Jacksons:

ABC

The Love You Save

I Want You Back

Blame It On The Boogie

With Janet:

Scream

Solo:

Dirty Diana

Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough

Rock With You

Off The Wall

Thriller

Beat It

Billie Jean

Smooth Criminal

Bad

The Way You Make Me Feel

Man In The Mirror

You Are Not Alone

Black Or White

They Don’t Care About Us

Blood on the Dance Floor

Jam

You Rock My World

Liberian Girl

Remember The Time

Stranger in Moscow

Leave Me Alone

Give In To Me

Who Is It

Cry

Heal The World

Earth Song

Wanna Be Startin’ Something 2008 – Michael Jackson and Akon

Quincy Jones

Posted in music by adeli on March 14, 2009

Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. was born on March 14, 1933. He is a man of many talents and accomplishments – music conductor, record producer, arranger, film score composer, and trumpeter.

He has been active for more than five decades in the entertainment industry and Jones has earned 27 Grammy Awards and the Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He’s worked with such legends as Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Dean Martin. He worked closely and was good friends with Sinatra. Their last project together was 1984’s “L.A. Is My Lady.” He produced Michael Jackson’s album Thriller and “We Are the World,” and the film The Color Purple.

Happy Birthday, Q!

For more on Quincy’s contributions to the music industry visit: http://www.quincyjonesmusic.com