In 1982, Michael Jackson wasn’t yet Michael Jackson, megastar.
Before Thriller, the then–24-year-old had released five solo albums but was still defining his own sound separate from the success of the Jackson 5. He had won his first Grammy for Off the Wall‘s “Don’t Stop
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How Michael and Janet Jackson Created the New Black Rock Star