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Saturday, June 27, 2009

End of a Musical Era: Michael Jackson is Dead

Micheal Jackson, the king of pop or the Whacko Jacko is gone forever. On Thursday June 25, 2009 at 2:36pm he took his last breath and bid adieu to millions of fans, and followers. An epitome in the pop music, Jackson has lived a fairytale life. Born as a simple boy in Gary, Indiana, Jackson grew up to become the superstar of the pop music. He made impossible possible with his musical prodigy. Jackson started his musical career at the age of 4 as a founding member of the Jackson Five. He became the lead vocalist and frontman and modelled his impressive dance moves fearlessly. His variation in vocal styling also touched millions of hearts and they rose and jumped onto their feet with pleasure.

With the success of Thriller, his second album with Quincy Jones, the music producer, Jackson earned the highest reputation to become the unclaimed ruler of the pop world. "The Girl is Mine," and "Billie Jean," another most popular singles took Michael on the height of popularity and success at the tender age. By the time, he had one Grammy in his kitty. The videos of these songs proved Michael's ability to experiment with his dancing moves and he got standing ovation from the audiences. After that, there was no looking back and Jackson set forth to claim his position in the entertainment world.

Soon after, Michael treated his fans and music lovers with his some of the greatest masterpieces including "Beat It," "Thriller," "History," and others as a disco funk mixed with brilliance guitar tunes. The huge popularity of "Thriller" brought six Grammys to Jackson and he became the God of Pop, selling millions of music albums and LPs. Interestingly, Jackson is the only entertainment celebrity who has sold over 750 million copies of his albums and LPS worldwide, making him the most popular pop artist so far.

It is true that success and happiness come with lots of pain and suffering. In Jackson case, it is quite true. This quintessential superstar faced so many controversies such as financial crunch, child abuse cases and etc. It is believed that his much-talked about comeback on July 13 at London with his "This is It" tour series, Michael pledged to reform his financial situation. Unfortunately, he never get this chance and he passed away at the age of 50.

Michael Jackson, the name itself has become an important word in the history of pop music. He came, play, contribute and left some unforgettable memories in the hearts and the minds of uncountable fans and followers all over the world.

RIP Michael Jackson..we love you and keep celebrating your dance moves and beats till the day music dies...

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Alka said...

Michael was really a great entertainer..he ll b remembered forever..nice write up!!

prince said...

Hi Rachana,

Well written and well said about the great performer and a great entertainer. Ofcourse he will be rememebered for decades.

About his or one's ups and downs there is a saying "Great things are achieved by great sacrifices". The thing is one has to understand that. As usual i really appreciate your work and keep it up. Keep going.
Best wishes and and may your endeavours become a fruitfull one and may you get success with lot of happiness.

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