Here for 2008, The Essential Two CD set commemorating Michael Jackson's 50th birthday. Features his greatest songs recorded in his early days as a solo artist on Motown Includes the hits 'Got To Be There', 'Ben', 'One Day In Your Life, et al, culled from five solo albums. Includes popular album cuts, including those made famous again as hip-hop samples. Also includes single versions of Jackson 5 hits featuring some of MJ's greatest vocals. Essay by Duke University scholar, author and J5 fan Mark Anthony Neal.

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