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Once Again, Thriller Is Highest Selling Album In History

July 12, 1997 12:00 AM ET

Look for Michael Jackson back on top of the sales charts. His album Thriller has been confirmed by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. sales of 25 million units, according to Billboard. This moves Thriller back into the top spot of highest selling album in history, pushing the Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971 - 1975, back down to No. 2.

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“I Was Made to Love Her”

Stevie Wonder | 1967

Stevie Wonder discovered true love while still a teenager, writing this ode to young love when he was only 17. The song, Wonder explained, "kind of speaks of my first love, to a girl named Angie, who was a very beautiful woman. She's married now. Actually, she was my third girlfriend but my first love. I used to call Angie up and we would talk and say, 'I love you, I love you,' and we'd talk and we'd both go to sleep on the phone.” The Beach Boys, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston and Boyz II Men have all recorded versions of "I Was Made to Love Her."

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