Michael Jackson Immortalized:

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The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: #20, Thriller

Michael Jackson towered over the 1980s the way Elvis Presley dominated the 1950s, and Thriller is the reason why. Still in his early twenties when Thriller was released, the R&B child star of the 1970s had ripened into a Technicolor soulman, a singer, dancer and songwriter with incomparable crossover instincts.... • Read the rest of the Thriller entry • Remembering Michael Jackson: Look back at his life and career in photos, tributes and music.
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