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Michael Jackson
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38 years of Michael Jackson's career as a solo artist. But some artist were significant to his career. The Jackson 5 recorded 14 albums and Michael recorded 4 solo albums with Motown records.
Jackson 5: It jumpstarted his career by making him the lead singer of his family band, formed in 1964. The band put him into a recording contract with Motown, which boosted his fame.
Slash: (VIDEO) In 1991, Slash played lead guitar on the single "Give In to Me" off Michael Jackson's album Dangerous, as well as in the opening skit for the song "Black or White" off the same album. In 1995, he played guitar on "D.S.," a controversial song from Jackson's HIStory album, and in 1997 appeared on the song "Morphine" off the remix album Blood on the Dance Floor. In 2001, Slash played on "Privacy" off Jackson's final studio album, Invincible. Slash also played at the "1995 MTV Video Music Awards" with Jackson on "Black or White"
Van Halen: Was the feature guitarist in the song “Beat it” and peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Michael Jackson's album Thriller

Important recordings: 1. Billie Jean- This was one of Michael Jackson milestone songs. This song was true to who Michael really was and told the story of an event in his life. This song spent 7 weeks at the top of the pop singles chart in 1983 2. Black or White- This songs was the second biggest hit in Michael Jacksons solo career staying at number 1 for 7 weeks. This song represented Racial Unity. 3. Beat It!- This song tore down barriers for black recording artist at MTV. 4. Man in the mirror- It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Record of the Year. The song was the fourth consecutive #1 hit from the album Bad. 5. Thriller- Thriller was the first music video to last longer than 2 minutes and Michael was the first artist to do…...

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