Got To Be Thriller: Michael Jackson 1971-1983

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From “Got To Be There” to “Thriller,” Michael Jackson broke records with singles including “Ben,” “Rock With You” and “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough”. But it was “Got To Be There” that kicked off the King of Pop’s 1971 solo debut of the same name.

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got to be there, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

From “Got To Be There” to “Thriller,” Michael Jackson broke records with singles including “Ben,” “Rock With You” and “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough”. But it was “Got To Be There” that kicked off the King of Pop’s 1971 solo debut of the same name.

got to be there, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

got to be there, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

Michael Jackson’s 1972 hit “Rockin’ Robin” reached the top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

got to be there, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

got to be there, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

Ben, released in 1972.

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don’t stop till you get enough, michael jackson, go to be thrill

Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough released in 1979 (via “Off The Wall”)

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beat it, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

Michael Jackson’s no.1 single “Beat It,” 1983.

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billie jean, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

Billie Jean, released in 1983.

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pyt, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

P.Y.T. aka Pretty Young Thing debuted in 1983.

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pyt, michael jackson, go to be thriller, tribute

The video and single that took Michael Jackson straight to the top and inspired us all — Thriller.

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