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Michael Jackson was an American singer, producer, songwriter, dancer, actor and also known als The King Of Pop. He grew up in a musical family and he started performing when he was six years old. Jackson had a rough and widely discussed live, but there’s one thing for sure; he left the world with a lot of great musicHis music, personality and fashion are still a big influence on our lives today. 

Death

On June 25th, 2009, Michael Jackson died completely unexpected. While preparing for his comeback concert series, This Is It, Jackson was found death in a mansion in Los Angeles, at the age of 50. There are still a lot of questions around his death. Drugs, suicide, murder, natural causes or something else, we still don’t know exactly what happened. It’s still an often discussed topic these days. 

Thriller

Besides King Of Pop, Jackson was often named ‘King Of Music Videos‘. His music videos are credited with breaking racial barriers and transforming the medium into an art form and promotional tool. The music video for ‘Thriller‘ is one of the best known music videos worldwide, a 14 minute video showing Jackson in a horror themed performance:

Besides his wonderful singing, Jackson was one of the biggest influencers in the fashion and dance industry. He was a great performer and invented the famous ‘moonwalk‘ and ‘robot‘ dances. He changed his appearance not only in fashion but also in his body. No matter the way he looked, his musical talent, dance moves and charismatic performance always existed. Watch this great video for ‘They Don’t Care About Us‘ as well:

Poll

Michael Jackson left us with great sounds of heaven. It’s probably a tough decision, but what is your favorite song of the King Of Pop?

Sound Of Heaven

In Sound Of Heaven we remember the music of artists that are no longer with us. We collect all their ‘sounds’ of heaven for our yearly Ascension Day event Best Of Heaven, in which we honor the deceased music legends. What’s your favorite sound of heaven?

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Sound of Heaven

In Sound Of Heaven we remember the music of artists that are no longer with us. We collect all their ‘sounds’ of heaven for our yearly Ascension Day event Best Of Heaven, in which we honor the deceased music legends. What’s your favorite sound of heaven?

More Sound of Heaven
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Judith Scheper
Loves everything with guitars, especially when played by Bruce or Keith. Or by a slightly younger generation. Everything. Now.