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Poll: What is Michael Jackson's greatest song?

July 8, 2009 | 10:58 am

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Only two of Michael Jackson's tunes won the Grammy for record of the year ("Beat It," "We Are the World") and he only, technically, received the trophy for one of them ("Beat It – the prize for "We Are the World" went to USA for Africa). Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie shared the Grammy for best song (bestowed to the songwriter; best record goes to the recording artist) for "We Are the World." Those were his only top Grammys for individual tunes.

Did the Grammys get it right? Is either "Beat It" or "We Are the World" Jackson's greatest song, or does another one beat them?

Not included among choices below are songs Michael Jackson didn't write:  "I'll Be There" (Berry Gordy, Bob West, Hal Davis, Willie Hutch), "Man in the Mirror" (Glen Ballard, Siedah Garrett), "Rock With You" (Rod Temperton), "She's Out of My Life" (Tom Bahler), "Thriller" (Rod Temperton) and "You Are Not Alone" (R. Kelly).

Photo: Joel Ryan / Associated Press


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Where is "Earth Song", "They don't care about us", "Heal the World", "Man in the mirror" etc.?

you forgot man in the mirror, thriller and you are not alone

How dare you leave out Man in the Mirror.

There could have easily been 30+ songs in this list, they were all amazing. I voted on what was probably his most famous/signature song which of course is BJ...It's got the glove, the hat, the dance, the moonwalk.. Can't beat that

Mj is icon. i think he came from another planet to enterteain us .miss him lot love u michael ever n ever



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