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
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Compilation album by Michael Jackson
Released November 21, 2000
Recorded 1971–1974
Genre
Length 35:36
Label Motown
Producer
Michael Jackson chronology
Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix
(1997)Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix1997
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson
(2000)
Invincible
(2001)Invincible2001
Michael Jackson chronology
Immortal
(2011) Immortal2011
Icon
(2012) Icon2012
Bad 25
(2012) Bad 252012

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", "Rockin' Robin", and Bad. 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) (Elliot Willensky)- 3:23
  2. "I Wanna Be Where You Are" (from Got to Be There) (Leon Ware/T-Boy Ross) - 2:57
  3. "Rockin' Robin" (from Got to Be There) (Jesse Thomas) - 2:31
  4. "People Make the World Go 'Round" (from Ben) (Linda Creed/Thom Bell) - 3:13
  5. "With a Child's Heart" (from Music And Me) (Henry Cosby/Sylvia May/Vicky Basemore) - 3:34
  6. "Happy" (Love Theme from Lady Sings the Blues) (from Music And Me) (Henry Cosby/Sylvia May/Vicky Basemore) - 3:25
  7. "Ben" (from Ben) (Don Black/Walter Scharf) - 2:44
  8. "We're Almost There" (from Forever, Michael) (Brian Holland/Eddie Holland Jr.) - 3:43
  9. "Just a Little Bit of You" (from Forever, Michael) (Brian Holland/Eddie Holland Jr.) - 3:12
  10. "One Day in Your Life" (from Forever, Michael) (Renee Armand/Sam Brown) - 4:16
  11. "Music and Me" (from Music And Me) (Don Fenceton/Jerry Marcellino/Mel Larson/Mike Cannon) - 2:38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Michael Jackson CD Album". Cduniverse.com. 2000-11-21. Retrieved 2017-05-29.