Beat it- The guitar solo

The guitar solo on Michael Jackson’s “Beat it” could have sounded completely different and perhaps it would not have become the massive hit it was if it wasn’t for Quincy Jones’s persistence. Eddie van Halen was  relaxing at home one day in the summer of 1982, where he suddenly received a call, The caller claimedContinue reading “Beat it- The guitar solo”

The time Michael Jackson became Elvis’s son in law.

This is something that had slipped my mind but on this day in 1994, Michael Jackson married Lisa-Marie Presley. They first met nearly 2 decades before they got married.He was introduced to her when he was 16 ans she was the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada by her Elvis. Elvis headContinue reading “The time Michael Jackson became Elvis’s son in law.”

Billie Jean- The dark story behind the Michael Jackson classic.

Who doesn’t know this classic Michael Jackson song? I have heard the song thousands of time and never gave the lyrics a second thought. It was not like it was controversial or anything, after all it was written by squeaky clean Michael Jackson, right?? But there is a darker side to the song, although notContinue reading “Billie Jean- The dark story behind the Michael Jackson classic.”

Michael Jackson-What’s in a name?

I am deviating a bit from my regular blogs for this more quirky and lighthearted blog.Living in an English speaking country my name is quite unique so my name is automatically associated to only me(at least where I live) , but the name Michael Jackson is fairly common and yet it is only associated withContinue reading “Michael Jackson-What’s in a name?”