Michael Jackson King of Pop 1958-2009, Paperback Book

Michael Jackson King of Pop 1958-2009 Paperback


On 25th July, breaking news revealed that Michael Jackson, King of Pop, was dead.

Fans and the media watched in shock as the story unfolded: doctors had lost the battle to save him after he had collapsed from a heart attack.

In a cruel twist of fate, he had passed away before he got the chance to make his final curtain call in the form of 50 planned sell-out shows at London's O2 Arena. From a very young age, Michael's exceptional music talent was clear.

He stood apart from his four brothers when they performed together as the Jackson 5 and, in 1974, he embarked upon what was to become a monumental solo career.

A string of chart-busting albums and singles followed, with the Thriller album selling 47 million copies worldwide and yielding seven top-ten singles.

It is belived that, in his lifetime, he sold around 750 million records, making him one of the most successful entertainers ever. This in-depth and affectionate biography traces the rise of the man, from child prodigy to tortured megastar.

It is the definitive portrait of a pop legend whose strange and brilliant life will never be forgotten.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: col. Illustrations, col. ports.
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Rock & Pop music
  • ISBN: 9781844548972

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