My week just gone has been filled with the funk and disco of Shalamar and McFadden & Whitehead, and the classical romance of celebrated French chanteuse, Edith Piaf.
I can’t remember when I first heard a song from the revolutionary Michael Jackson. But his music, as part of the Jackson Five and a solo artist, has been a constant in my life for a long as I can remember. I can’t pick a favourite song, dance move or fashion style the man has contributed over his many active years. It’s strange to think that he changed so much in the years since his Motown days. He made a lot of poor choices in his lifetime, but I’m grateful for all the positive things he brought to the world. Ever the entertainer, Jackson even appeared in several video games.
The man may be gone, but I’ll still be playing his music long, long after the media circus surrounding his pasting has gone. In tribute, I leave you with one of my favourites from his early years, ‘ABC’. Rest in peace, Michael.