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31 Jan 1993: Singer Michael Jackson performs during halftime at Super Bowl XXVII between the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Cowboys won the game, 52-17. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell /Allsport

Yesterday we learned there’s going to be a documentary about the making of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” album. Michael’s personal demo of “Beat It” was recently found. It’s acapella, and Michael impressively sings all the instrumental parts AND the vocals.

He could play a little piano, but for the most part he didn’t play any instruments. But he would write all the parts for a song in his head, including horn and string sections. And he would record the parts one at a time and then mix them together so other people could listen and work out the arrangements.

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