Sunday, April 14, 2024

Here Are All The “New” Michael Jackson Songs, Including Rip off of “A Horse with No Name”

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All the songs from Michael Jackson’s posthumous “Xscape” album have been available for eons on YouTube and other places. Not only that, one of them is a total rip off of America’s 1972 classic “A Horse with No Name.” I’d like to know what it cost to license those rights. What a payday for Dewey Bunnell. He must be thanking his lucky stars. I hope his lawyer and his music publisher got him seven figures.

“Slave to the Rhythm” — there was a controversy about this track because one of Michael’s kids gave it to Justin Bieber, who then released his own bootlegged version with his vocals added. I wrote about that at least 18 months ago. Now it’s back.

You can make your own “Xscape” album at home, for free. Start with these tracks:

 
“She Was Loving Me”
 

“Xscape”

“A Place with No Name” — from America’s “A Horse with No Name”

“Slave to the Rhythm”

“Do You Know Where Your Children Are”

“Blue Gangsta”

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Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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