20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson

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20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson
Compilation album by Michael Jackson
Released November 21, 2000
Recorded 1971–1974
Genre Pop, R&B, soul, rock
Length 35:36
Label Motown
Producer The Corporation, Fonce Mizell, Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino, Brian Holland, Bob Gaudio (recording producers)
Harry Weinger (compilation producer)
Michael Jackson chronology
Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix
(1997)
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson
(2000)
Invincible
(2001)
Alternative cover
Icon re-release cover
Michael Jackson chronology
Immortal
(2011)
Icon
(2012)
Bad 25
(2012)

20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson is a compilation album by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released on November 21, 2000 by Motown Records. It was released as part of the 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection's series. It features Jackson's early solo recordings from 1971 until 1975, including the hit records "Got to Be There", "Ben", and "Rockin' Robin". The album was re-released on March 6, 2012 as Icon. Icon is the ninth album to be released by Sony and Motown/Universal since Michael Jackson's death in June 2009.

Reception[edit]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine said the album "doesn't contain every single one of his early solo hits, but it does contain the great majority of them, which means it might satisfy the tastes of many listeners who just want a sampling of the best of this era".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Got to Be There" (from Got to Be There) - 3:23
  2. "I Wanna Be Where You Are" (from Got to Be There) - 2:57
  3. "Rockin' Robin" (from Got to Be There) - 2:31
  4. "People Make the World Go 'Round" (from Ben) - 3:13
  5. "With a Child's Heart" (from Music And Me) - 3:34
  6. "Happy" (Love Theme from Lady Sings the Blues) (from Music And Me) - 3:25
  7. "Ben" (from Ben) - 2:44
  8. "We're Almost There" (from Forever, Michael) - 3:43
  9. "Just a Little Bit of You" (from Forever, Michael) - 3:12
  10. "One Day in Your Life" (from Forever, Michael) - 4:16
  11. "Music and Me" (from Music And Me) - 2:38

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