Man in the Music The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2011
  • Publisher: Sterling

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This is the book that serious Michael Jackson fans crave--one that forgoes sensationalism in favor of an insightful look at Jackson's work and creative process. Man in the Musicmeticulously tracks Jackson's solo career--from 1979's groundbreaking Off the Wallto 2001's Invincibleto his yet-to-be-released material. Vogel analyzes every song and album, placing the music in its social, historical, cultural, and even personal context. The result is an in-depth assessment of one of the most compelling, influential artists in popular music history.

Author Biography

Joseph Vogel writes for The Huffington Post and has been featured in numerous newspaper, radio, and TV interviews, including Democracy Now!, RadioWest, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the award-winning documentary This Divided State. He resides in upstate New York, where he teaches and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rochester.

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