January 19, 2006

Michael Jackson on American Bandstand, 1972

Man, looking at old clips of Michael makes me want to cry, and i'm not saying that to be funny. Seeing that beautiful young kid, knowing how tortured he must have already been by himself and his life. I think Michael is the ultimate American tragedy, for our fast-food celebrity age.. we chewed him up and spit him out, and laughed at his pain all the way down.

And now that I've ruined your enjoyment the clip, here he goes doing Rockin Robin:

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