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Janet Jackson Two-Night Documentary Event Set At Lifetime And A&E. 03-03-'21

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson will celebrate the 40th anniversary of her self-titled 1982 album with a special two-night documentary event that will simulcast on A&E and Lifetime in 2022.

The documentary, titled 'JANET', offers an intimate look at her story for the first time through exclusive archival footage, never-before-seen home videos and celebrity interviews. The two-night, four-hour special will uncover the hardest moments in her personal life and professional career, including the passing of her father and the Jackson family patriarch Joseph, her 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show performance with Justin Timberlake, the death of her brother Michael Jackson, and becoming a mother later in her life.

Michael Jackson fans can expect some unseen footage of the siblings, so a series to not miss!

Ben Hirsh directed 'JANET', with Workerbee producing for Lifetime and A&E and Associated Entertainment Corporation co-producing. Janet Jackson and Randy Jackson are executive producers on the project, while Rick Murray is credited as the executive producer for Workerbee and Brie Miranda Bryant is serving as executive producer for A+E Networks.

'JANET' will air in early 2022 on Lifetime and A&E.

Source: Variety / Billie Jean


Bad - Edition Limitée Or (Special Edition) CD Album CoverRecently Added To My Collection. 03-03-'21
Bad - Edition Limitée Or (Special Edition) [CD Album]

'Bad - Edition Limitée Or' special edition CD album of Michael Jackson was released in 2007 in France by Sony BMG.

The 15-track digitally remastered album pressed on a unique gold coloured disc and presented in a 5½" x 7½" card picture slipcase designed to look like a music award disc, with mock 'wooden picture frame', and photo stand on the reverse.

After the monumental success of 'Thriller', Jackson and co-producer/collaborator Quincy Jones produced a slicker funk/pop confection.

'Bad' is currently certified at 8x Platinum by the RIAA in the United States, and worldwide has sold an estimated 32 million copies. In addition it achieved 5 #1 singles in the U.S., a world record which Katy Perry has equalled.

The CD album featuring 3 previously unreleased songs (Track # 13, 15 & 18) and an interview with Quincy Jones (Track # 12, 14 & 16).

All songs produced by Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones.

Track list:

1. Bad - 4:07
2. The Way You Make Me Feel - 4:58
3. Speed Demon - 4:01
4. Liberian Girl - 3:53
5. Just Good Friends - 4:05
6. Another Part Of Me - 3:53
7. Man In The Mirror - 5:19
8. I Just Can't Stop Loving You  - 4:12
9. Dirty Diana - 4:41
10. Smooth Criminal - 4:16
11. Leave Me Alone - 4:40
12. Interview with Producer Quincy Jones (Bonus track) - 4:03
13. Streetwalker (Bonus track) - 5:49
14. Interview with Producer Quincy Jones (Bonus track) - 2:53
15. Todo Mi Amor Erus Tu (Spanish Version Of I Just Can't Stop Loving You) (Bonus track) - 4:04
16. Interview with Producer Quincy Jones (Bonus track) - 2:30
17. Untitled (Bonus track) - 0:08
18. Fly Away (Bonus track) - 3:26

Record label: Sony BMG
Released: 2007
Series number: 88697119212
Printed: France
Guide price: 35 €

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Updates Of The Month March. 01-03-'21

Hello trusty fans from all around the world here are the updates of March 2021.

The number of new corona virus infections in Belgium is on the rise again, we enter the third wave, I hope not.

Let's talk about new merchandise, the 'The Jacksons Live' double album will be re-released on March 25 in the USA. Pre-order the double album here at Amazon.

I have for you this month a megamix that called Michael Jackson Megamix (mixed by Taro). Download the megamix here.

My new remix is online, download here The Jackosns - Walk Right Now (MJMR3 Djemb Remix).

Item of the month:

The Item Of The Month are this time the 'Someone Put Your Hand Out' promo 3" CD single in a longbox of Michael Jackson that could be won in Japan thru a Pepsi competition only. Promotion item of Pepsi - Dangerous World Tour of May 1992 through Epic Records.

More info click here.

Remixes of the month:

The 15 remixes, sure worth downloading. We have this month 2 official and 13 unofficial remixes, click here to download. Do not hesitate if you want to request a remix which you can not find on the web.

Record fairs:

Michael fans the time has come for the record fairs again in different country's, which guarantees a very wide range of LPs, 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.

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

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

Source: Billie Jean


'The Truth Runs Marathons': Michael's Nephew Taj Jackson Summons Fans For Docu-Series. 28-02-'21

Taj JacksonThrough his crowdfunding profile, Taj Jackson spoke about some of the defenders/researchers who are in the docu-series in defense of Michael Jackson, 'The Truth Runs Marathons' (in Portuguese, A Verdade Corre Maratonas):

"As promised… here are some of the MJ advocates/researchers who will kindly help me with this project.

Note: there are still some names that I will add later, as confirmed.

I am very happy with this list and have spoken personally to each and every one listed about this project and its importance to Michael's legacy.

Everyone below brings something unique and special to the table when it comes to Michael Jackson's life and history. I hope you’re as proud of this list and its diversity and versatility as I am."

AndJustice4some
Anika
Chantal Obrist
Charles Thomson
Constantine Isaiah
Damian Shields
Danny Oliver
Dr. Andrew Greene
Gigi Habbous
Jessie Garcia
Jolanda van der Grift
Julia Berkowitz
Maria Paalberg
Paul Drwyer
Rasheed
Samar
Seany

Source: MJ Beat / Billie Jean


Diana Ross Kept Her Outfit From Her Legendary Performance With Michael Jackson In Her Garage.
27-02-'21

Diana Ross TV Special (1981)Throughout her career, Diana Ross has worked with some of music's biggest legends and even shared the stage with them many times. She was good friends with Michael Jackson for decades, and both of them were highly respected artists.

In the 1970s and 80s, Miss Ross performed in several broadcast concerts that aired on network television. One of them, simply titled Diana, first aired on CBS in March 1981.

"Miss Ross is the vibrant-throated beauteous singer who came to fame a score of years ago with the Supremes vocal trio, and time has only enhanced her appearance and charm," The New York Times said of the legendary vocalist. "This is a flamboyant show-biz effort, directed by its producer, Steve Binder, and fulfills its function enthusiastically."

Ross is joined by a few special guests during her performance, not the least of which was the 'King of Pop'. Jackson came out and showed off his dance skills as he performed his own hits such as 'Rock With You', and Ross even took them back to their groundbreaking movie The Wiz with a rendition of "Home".

During a reprise duet performance of 'Rock With You', Ross and Jackson appear onstage in matching outfits: a white two-piece suit with a black sequined top underneath. That top became iconic in itself, and it eventually got handed down to her daughter, Tracee Ellis Ross.

Ellis Ross
Ellis Ross at the American Music Awards in 2017.

In an interview with supermodel Naomi Campbell on her web series No Filter with Naomi, Ellis Ross revealed that her mom didn't seem to recognize the value of that outfit — along with many others she’s worn over the past several decades.

"She doesn't sometimes understand the importance of them. It's hilarious," Ellis Ross admitted to Campbell. "I was out in the garage at one point, and I came back in the house with this shirt and I was like, 'Mom! What is [this]?! What?! Why isn't this in a case? This could pay for college!'"

Ellis Ross tried to get her mother to understand the kind of history she has stored away, and eventually took the sequined top for herself. "It's in my house now," she chuckled.

Ellis Ross hasn't worn the blouse in public much, likely because it's such a delicate piece of clothing from so long ago. She hosted the American Music Awards in 2017 and wore it during one of her onstage moments, carrying on the legacy of her mother in the entertainment industry through one small blouse.

Source: Cheat Sheet / Billie Jean


Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) Maxi-Single CoverRecently Addec To My Collection. 27-02-'21
Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) [Maxi-Single]

'Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)' maxi-single of The Jacksons was released in 1989 in the UK by Old Gold Records Ltd. The song was composed by Michael Jackson and Randy Jackson, produced by Bobby Colomby and MIke Atkinson.

The maxi-single out 1989 issued as part of the 'Gold' series contains the special disco mix version of 'Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)' and on the B-side the single version of 'Blame It On The Boogie'.

'Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)' maxi-single was for the first time released on January 27th, 1979 in the USA by Epic and in the United Kingdom on March 9th, 1979 by Epic.

A:
1. Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) (Special Disco Mix) - 8:40

B:
1. Blame It On The Boogie - 3:34

Record label: Old Gold Records Ltd.
Released: 1989
Series number: OG 4142
Printed: UK

Guide price: 20 €

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HIStory Tour Fedora Auctioned For Charity. 27-02-'21

Take home this black fedora worn by late American legend Michael Jackson for a concert in Budapest, the second stop on his 1996 HIStory World Tour.

On September 10th, 1996 the Budapest Népstadion hosted 50,000 people to celebrate the 'King of Pop'. The HIStory World Tour was the singer-songwriter's third and final solo world tour, spanning 1996 and 1997, to promote his ninth studio album 'HIStory - Past, Present And Future, Book I' and, on the second leg, his remix album 'Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix'.

The tour kicked off on September 7th, 1996 at Letná Park in Prague, Czech Republic, and drew to a close in Durban, South Africa, on October 15th, 1997. In total Jackson performed 82 concerts in 35 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and North America. The HIStory World Tour racked up over 4.5 million admissions and grossed over $ 165 million, becoming the most successful tour of Jackson's career and the most successful in music history at that time.

Michael Jackson threw this very fedora into the crowd after performing the song 'Billie Jean'.

FedoraHIStory Tour fedora auctioned for charity.

The hat has been personalized on the inside with the name 'Michael Jackson' in gold writing. The number '8' has also been drawn on the inside of the hat.

Size Medium
100% Wool
Made in USA
WPL 5923

This item come with a Certificate of Authenticity supplied by Knaisz Auctions and a letter of origin.

The percentage of the proceeds devolved to charity from the sale of this lot will be equally divided among the 20 charities who have subscribed to the CharityStars NPO Premium program.

These charities are:
– Associazione Amici di Sean
– Associazione Bambin Gesù
– Associazione Bianca Garavaglia
– Associazione LaSpes
– Associazione Stelle nello Sport
– Associazione White Mathilda
– DBA Onlus
– Fondazione Cannavaro Ferrara
– Fondazione IEO-CCM
– Fondazione Magnoni
– Associazione Arenbi Onlus
– Fondazione Operation Smile Onlus
– Fondazione Theodora Onlus
– Fondazione Umberto Veronesi
– Global Humanitarian Italia Onlus
– History Life Onlus
– In Campo con il Cuore
– Insieme per Fily Onlus
– Insuperabili Onlus
– Sermig

The bid is already at €2,100 and the auction will end on March 4th, 2021.

For more information and bids click here.

Source: Charity Stars / Billie Jean


Postponement Of Hearing In The Wade Robson Case Against The Michael Jackson Companies. 24-02-'21

Wade RobsonHere's a quick reminder of the latest news on the Wade Robson vs MJJ Productions and MJJ Ventures case.

While the lawsuits brought by Wade Robson and James Safechuck against Michael Jackson's two companies had been dismissed by a US court because they had not been filed before the accusers' 26th birthday, a new law came into effect on the 1st. January 2020 and extending this deadline until the age of 40 again authorized them to do so.

On October 20th, 2020, the Los Angeles court made its final decision in James Safechuck's February 2017 complaint against MJJ Production and MJJ Ventures that the plaintiff cannot hold Michael Jackson's companies responsible for the alleged actions of the 'King of Pop' could have committed.

Regarding the trial of Wade Robson, a hearing date was scheduled today February 24, 2021. But following the tragic death of the daughter of Jon Steinsapir, lawyer for the estate of Michael Jackson, a postponement of the hearing took place and is now set for April 20, 2021.

When changing statutes of limitations, Howard Weitzman, an attorney for Michael Jackson's estate, said that "the lawsuits against Michael Jackson's companies absurdly claim that Michael's employees are somehow responsible for sexual assault. that never happened."

Sources: MJJRepository / MJFrance / Billie Jean


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