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Black Or White - The Black Or White Remixes Maxi-CD CoverRecently Added To My Collection. 14-05-'17
Black Or White - The Black Or White Remixes (Maxi-CD)

'Black Or White' is the first single taken from Jackson's album 'Dangerous', released on November 8th, 1991 in the USA on the Epic label.

Written, composed, and arranged by Jackson with the rap lyrics by Bill Bottrell, it is a song promoting interracial romance, i.e. the lyrics "if you're thinking about my baby, it don't matter if you're black or white." The song features an introduction on guitar by guitarist Slash.

First single by an American to enter the UK singles chart at no.1 since Elvis Presley’s 'It’s Now Or Never' in 1960. Spent two weeks in pole position.

"For me, the best thing about 'Black Or White'," said Bottrell, "was that his (Michael's) scratch vocal remained untouched throughout the next year (of work on 'Dangerous' album), and ended up being used on the finished song."

The maxi-cd contains 5 remixes of 'Black Or White', remixed by Robert Clivillés & David Cole.

My maxi-cd is printed in Japan with the series number: ESCA 5581.

Track list:

1. Black Or White (The Clivillés & Cole House Club Mix) - 7:33
2. Black Or White (The Clivillés & Cole House Dub Mix) - 6:27
3. Black Or White (The Underground Club Mix) - 7:30
4. Black Or White (House With Guitar Radio Mix) - 3:53
5. Black Or White (Tribal Beats) - 3:34

Record label: Epic
Released: 08-11-1991
Series number: ESCA 5581
Printed: Japan
Guide price: 25 €

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Source: Billie Jean


Supreme Confirms Michael Jackson Capsule Collection. 12-05-'17

Last month, rumors of a possible Supreme x Michael Jackson capsule collection surfaced online. At the time, reports on the collab remained vague, with no information available for consumers. Today, the streetwear brand confirmed the upcoming release of the Michael Jackson collection with a post on Instagram showcasing one of the apparel pieces from the collection.

Posting a photo online of Supreme and Grind Magazine’s Spring/Summer editorial, the New York City retailer introduced one of the garments from the upcoming collection. Showcasing the backside of a white tee, Supreme highlights a monochromatic image of a young Michael Jackson in red a color scheme.

While Supreme’s IG post confirms the drop of this collection, apparel pieces and accessories from the capsule, details have yet to be released by Supreme. Expect the brand to announce more news of this release as well as detailed images of the collection in the coming days.

Source: XXL / Billie Jean


Gottfried Helnwein Photo Of Michael Jackson On Auction. 11-05-'17

A photo of Michael Jackson taken by artist and photographer Gottfried Helnwein is currently on auction for €4,000.00 and the auction will take place on June 9. The picture was taken on July 3rd, 1988.

Gottfried Helnwein (born 8 October 1948) is an Austrian-Irish visual artist. He has worked as a painter, draftsman, photographer, muralist, sculptor, installation and performance artist, using a wide variety of techniques and media.

His work is concerned primarily with psychological and sociological anxiety, historical issues and political topics. His subject matter is the human condition. The metaphor for his art is dominated by the image of the child, particularly the wounded child, scarred physically and emotionally from within. His works often reference taboo and controversial issues from recent history, especially the Nazi rule and the horror of the Holocaust. As a result, his work is often considered provocative and controversial.

Helnwein studied at the University of Visual Art in Vienna (Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien). He lives and works in Ireland and Los Angeles.

Gottfried Helnwein PhotoshootMichael Jackson backstage before his concert in Cologne, Germany, photographed by Gottfried Helnwein.

Gottfried has worked with Michael Jackson in HIStory era as per the 2 little girl illustrations in the 'HIStory' booklet and 'Scream' single. He also took some picture of Michael & Lisa-Marie on the set of the Teaser of the same album.

Auction here.

Source: MJ Vibe / Billie Jean


Fan Video Call For All Fans In France. 08-05-'17

“MJ Dance & Solidarity”, a French dance club is asking all fans to participate to a video which will take place on June 25 in Paris, France.

This is for a Tribute to Michael Jackson: The video called 'Hollywood Tonight' will be choreographed by 2 professional dancers and will have 4 major dancers within the filming.

They are looking for fans to participate to the video. Open to all and for amateur Dancers (Need to know the basic moves of 'Smooth Criminal' and 'Dangerous' choreography)

Dance classes will take place as follow:
Sunday May 28 4.45pm to 6.30pm
Sunday June 18 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Location: Paris, 19e, Metro Place des Fetes

To subscribe to the dance classes, please email mj.dancesolidarite@gmail.com before May 22.

To participate to the video, please email mj.dancesolidarite@gmail.com before June 10.

Filming will take place on June 25 from 1pm to 8pm in Paris.

MJ Dance & Solidarity“MJ Dance & Solidarity”, a French dance club is asking all fans to participate to a video which will take place on June 25 in Paris, France.

SOURCE: MJ France / MJ Vibe / Billie Jean


'They're Trying To Murder Me': Michael Sent Chilling Letters To A Friend Just Weeks Before His Death.
07-05-'17

Michael Jacobshagen
Michael Jacobshagen

Michael Jackson predicted he would be murdered in handwritten notes he gave to a friend weeks before his death of a drugs overdose in 2009.

The letters will bolster the belief of many, including Jackson's daughter Paris and sister LaToya, that the King of Pop was unlawfully killed.

In the 13 messages he declared: 'They are trying to murder me' and 'I am scared about my life.'

Their existence has been revealed for the first time by German businessman Michael Jacobshagen, 34 – who maintained a two-decade-long friendship with the star – in an interview with broadcaster Daphne Barak for Australian TV show Sunday Night.

Jacobshagen tells Barak how a tearful Jackson called him from a Las Vegas hideaway. The star was preparing for a tour at London's O2 but begged his friend to fly from Germany to the US to be with him.

'He was in emotional meltdown saying, 'They are going to murder me,' Jacobshagen recalled. After he flew out and spent three days with the troubled star, Jackson handed Jacobshagen the notes. Jacobshagen said that the notes kept telling him 'they' were trying to murder Jackson.

The singer never clarified who 'they' were but some notes refer to concert promoters AEG, which was organising concerts in London that he was shortly due to perform.

One said: 'AEG. Make so much pressure to me… I'm scared about my life.'

The 'Thriller' singer was found dead just weeks later.

The official cause of death was an overdose of the sedative propofol. His personal doctor Conrad Murray served two years of a four-year jail sentence after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for administering a lethal dose of the drug.

But Jacobshagen claims Jackson had been using propofol for more than a decade to treat his insomnia.

He says he has gone public with the notes now to support Jackson's daughter Paris, 19, who recently claimed her father was murdered. The interview will be broadcast next month in Australia, the US and other markets to coincide with the anniversary's of the star's death.

Source: Daily Mail / Billie Jean


Teddy Riley Talks K-Pop And What He Learned From Michael Jackson. 05-05-'17

Teddy RileyThere are few people who can claim to have birthed a genre. Teddy Riley, the man behind New Jack Swing, is one of them. The 49-year-old music producer is behind some of the biggest hits from the late 80's and 90's including Keith Sweat‘s 'I Want Her', Johnny Kemp‘s 'Just Got Paid', Bobby Brown‘s 'My Perogative' and Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew’s 'The Show'. Not to mention, he also co-produced Michael Jackson's 'Jam', 'Remember The Time' and 'In The Closet'. As a member of Guy and Blackstreet, Riley was also able to show off his singing talents in songs like 'Don’t Leave Me', 'No Diggity', 'I Like', and 'Take Me There' with Mýa and Mase.

You’ve started working with more K-pop artists as well. What made you decide to do that?

Yes. I decided to do that when I was introduced to K-pop back in 2008, 2007. I happened to go to Korea just to check out the scenes and I did a press conference and people really enjoyed it and it just kind of gave me a presence out there to where I said I want to go out and make some music. And I did it.

You mentioned Michael Jackson… in a Billboard interview, you said that when you were around him it felt like going to college because you were learning so much. What was the most important lesson you learned from Michael Jackson?

Well the most important thing that I have learned is how to write to piano more-or-less than a drum machine and synthesizers and all of that stuff. So the traditional way of writing is you get to a piano or you get a band in the room and you just come up with ideas and you tell the guitar player or the bass player to play this, let’s go this way or the singer will sing a few lines and the guitar player or the keyboard player would come up with something that will accompany the lines and the idea and that’s the traditional way of writing. Most times, people, have it already done and they start writing to it. That’s not traditional, it’s not organic. It’s still writing but it’s not as organic as how the traditional folks did it back in the day with just a piano or just writing it to frets and I’ve seen and I’ve witnessed all of that. I’ve witnessed having a session with forty to sixty to a hundred piece orchestra.

I’ve been there when they did 'Heal The World', and they had the whole full orchestra and when I saw that I said man, “I want that too Michael. Which song can we do that for?” And we wound up doing that for the song that we did called “Someone Put Your Hand Out.” And it was just amazing having the composer, Jeremy Lubbock, just write the string parts and the whole orchestra parts for that song. We also did it again on the 'Invincible' album, song 'Don’t Let Go Of My Hands' and there’s another one, 'Don’t Walk Away'. These songs, you know, that’s college, working with an orchestra. You can’t get no better, you can’t get more organic than that.

Source: The Boombox / Billie Jean


More Michael Jackson Belongings In Auction. 04-05-'17

Julien’s Auctions have just announced a new auction 'Music Icons 2017' which includes a lot of music artists including Michael Jackson!

Among the items, there is personal items such as shoes, drawings, awards but also the 'In The Closet' Video outfit from 1992 including the black jeans, the boots and the vest; and the jacket worn during the filming of 'Leave Me Alone'.

Public Exhibition & Live Auction will take place at the Hard Rock Café New York (1501 Broadway, Times Square) on Monday May 15, Friday May 19 from 11am to 9pm.

The Auction will take place on May 20.

More Information at Julien’s Auction.

MJ MemorabiliaA Michael Jackson jacket worn in the video for the song 'Leave Me Alone' and a pair of black Florsheim penny loafers signed on each sole. Inscribed “Love Michael Jackson” on right shoe and “All My Love Michael Jackson” on left.

Source: MJ Vibe / Julien Actions / Billie Jean


Paris JacksonMichael's Daughter Paris Just Landed Her First Movie Role. 03-05-'17

After landing her first TV gig, Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, has signed in for her first movie.

According to Deadline, the neophyte actress was cast alongside David Oyelowo in an Amazon Studios movie project, which will be directed by Nash Edgerton. Jackson will also work with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried and Thandie Newton.

In the upcoming dark comedy flick, Jackson, 19, will portray the role of 20-year-old Penny, who will intersect ways with Harold Soyinka (played by Oyelowo) as he becomes entangled in a fracas in Mexico.

Jackson previously appeared in the Fox drama series 'Star' and inked a contract with top modeling agency IMG Models.

Source: Inquirer / Billie Jean


Thriller (Picture Disc) Album FrontRecently Added To My Collection. 03-05-'17
Thriller (Picture Disc) [Unofficial Album]

'Thriller' is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson, issued in the USA on December 1st, 1982 by Epic Records as the follow-up to Jackson's critically and commercially successful 1979 album 'Off The Wall'.

'Thriller' picture disc is an unofficial album of Michael Jackson that was released in 2010 in Germany.

The picture disc featuring a beautiful image of Michael on both sides.

My (picture disc) album is printed in Germany with the series number: TH-666.

Track list:

Thriller (Picture Disc) Album BackA:
1. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' - 6:02
2. Baby Be Mine - 4:20
3. The Girl Is Mine (with Paul McCartney) - 3:42
4. Thriller - 5:57

B:
1. Beat It - 4:17
2. Billie Jean - 4:57
3. Human Nature - 4:05
4. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) - 3:58
5. The Lady In My Life - 4:57

Record label: Not On Label
Released: 2010
Series number: TH-666
Printed: Germany
Guide price: 27 €

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Source: Billie Jean


Rock With You (Picture Disc) Max-Single FrontRecently Added To My Collection. 02-05-'17
Rock With You (Picture Disc) [Unofficial Maxi-Single]

'Rock With You' is the third single and recorded by Michael for the album 'Off The Wall' on the Epic label, released in February 1980 in the UK, written by Rod Temperton.

'Rock With You' picture disc is an unofficial maxi-single of Michael Jackson that was released on December 5th, 2011 in France.

Three remixes of 'Rock With You', good remixes from DJ Freemasons, Masters At Work and DJ Frankie Knuckles.

My (picture disc) maxi-single is printed in France with the series number: PICTB 21.

Track list:

Rock With You (Picture Disc) Max-Single BackA:
1. Rock With You (Freemasons Extended Mix) - 5:44
2. Rock With You (Masters At Work Remix) - 5:33

B:
1. Rock With You (Frankie Knuckles Remix) - 7:40

 

 

Record label: Not On Label
Released: 05-12-2011
Series number: PICTB 21
Printed: France
Guide price: 11,20 €

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Source: Billie Jean


Webmaster Dirk
Webmaster Dirk

Updates Of The Month May. 01-05-'17

Hello trusty fans from all around the world here are the updates of May 2017.

Michael Jackson Collection - Books:

For the fans they loved collecting MJ merchandise, my Michael Jackson Books collection are now complete with text en image. Look here for the results.

It only remains for me to do the Unofficial Michael Jackson Collection, but that is for after the summer.

Record fairs:

Michael fans the time has come for the record fairs again in different country's, which guarantees a very wide range of LP's, singles, CDs and music curiosities, where almost all musical styles are represented. Both passionate collector as ordinary music lover can find their liking and, who knows, really that special bargain tapping the head. Most visitors return all the way home satisfied, and we do it for, uh ... there.
Here are the link of the record fairs.

Here are the updates:

Item of the month:

The Item of the month are this time the promo maxi-single of 'Rock With You' that was released in Japan.

More info click here.

Remixes of the month:

The 15 remixes, sure worth downloading. We have this month 4 official remixes and 11 unofficial remixes, click here to download. Do not hesitate if you want to request a remix which you can not find on the web.

MJ RemixRemixes:

I added 8 new remixes on the page Remixes.
Go to the Remixes pages.

1 official remixes:

The Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye (Alternate Version) - 7:35

7 unofficial remixes:

Cameo vs Michael Jackson - Mashup, Word Up, Billie Jean - 4:27
Justin Timberlake & Michael Jackson - Remember The Body Rock (Soulkrates' Mashup Outtake 7) - 2:41
Michael Jackson - Breaking News (MJMR3 Behind The News Remix) - 5:29
Michael Jackson - Dangerous (MJMR3 is Dangerous Remix) - 3:56
Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana (MJMR3 Dirty Snipped Remix) - 4:27
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Till You Get Enough (The Ponte Aerea Remix by Meme & Irai Campos) - 8:16
Michael Jackson vs Yazoo - Thriller Situation (Mashupbambi) - 5:53

Do you want to read the news of the last month again go to news archives.

Don't forget the Lyric, Pictures and Flashback of the week, also not the This Week In History messages.

So lots of read and listening pleasure from webmaster Dirk (MJMR3), greetings and until the next updates.

Source: Billie Jean


Get A Peek At Lifetime Biopic 'Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland'. 01-05-'17

Navi GoldLifetime's Michael Jackson biopic will no doubt get people once again talking about the King of Pop.

In the first-look trailer for the upcoming film 'Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland', we get a glimpse of the last few years of MJ's life.

The movie, which will be told through the eyes of his bodyguards Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard , is based on the two men's 2014 best-selling book 'Remember The Time: Protecting Michael Jackson In His Final Days'. According to People , it will highlight Jackson's role as a father.

In the biopic, Jackson is played by Navi , a prominent Michael Jackson impersonator. Chad L. Coleman plays Whitefield and Sam Adegoke will play Beard.

"People had no idea the kind of stuff Mr. Jackson's been through all his life," Coleman says in the trailer while talking to Beard. "He didn't want to be the King of Pop. He just wants to be Mike."

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is set to premiere on Lifetime on Memorial Day.

Source: MiX929 / Billie Jean

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