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Album OTW: Michael Jackson’s Off the Wall

35 years ago this week, “Rock With You” from Michael Jackson was the number one song in the country. It was taken from the album “Off the Wall,” a groundbreaking departure from Jackson’s previous work with Motown and his famous brothers, fusing funk, disco, jazz and pop. It eventually became the first album by a […]

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Michael Jackson Top 33 Countdown!

It was 30 years ago this week that Michael Jackson released the epic, groundbreaking video for the song Thriller. Slacker celebrates the occasion with a station that counts down Michael Jackson’s biggest songs of all time, as determined by you, Slacker listeners. The songs here are ranked by Engagement Quotient, or “E.Q.,” which just means […]

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Michael Jackson is Slacker’s Artist of the Week

It was 30 years ago that a 26-year old Michael Jackson surprised and delighted the world when he first publicly performed his” Moonwalk” dance move on the Motown 25 anniversary television special. At the time, “Thriller” was his latest record, and it was on the way to becoming the all-time classic that we know it […]

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