The Best of Michael Jackson

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The Best of Michael Jackson
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Greatest hits album by Michael Jackson
Released August 28, 1975
Label Motown
Producer Berry Gordy, Hal Davis, Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino, The Corporation, Brian Holland, Sam Brown and Bob Gaudio
Michael Jackson chronology
Forever, Michael
(1975)Forever, Michael1975
The Best of Michael Jackson
(1975)
Off the Wall
(1979)Off the Wall1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Best of Michael Jackson is a compilation of American recording artist Michael Jackson's greatest hits and was released in 1975 by his former record company Motown. It sold 2.4 million copies worldwide[2] and peaked at number 44 on the U.S. R&B albums chart.

US release UK release 1979 re-release Title Length
1 1 1 "Got to Be There" 3:19
2 4 2 "Ben" 2:41
3 3 "With a Child's Heart" 3:29
4 7 4 "Happy (Love Theme from "Lady Sings the Blues")" 3:22
5 10 5 "One Day In Your Life" 4:10
6 6 8 "I Wanna Be Where You Are" 2:56
7 8 9 "Rockin' Robin" 2:29
8 13 10 "We're Almost There" 3:37
9 14 11 "Morning Glow" 3:32
10 11 12 "Music and Me" 2:33
2 13 "Ain't No Sunshine" 4:14
3 "My Girl" 3:13
5 "Greatest Show on Earth" 2:50
9 6 "Just a Little Bit of You" 3:15
12 "In Our Small Way" 3:42
7 "You Are There" 3:25
14 "Dear Michael" 2:42

Charts[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[3] 3
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 11
US Billboard 200 (Billboard)[5] 156
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 44

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "AllMusic review: The Best of Michael Jackson". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved July 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ Chery, Carl: XXL: Michael Jackson Special Collecters Edition, page 100. American Press.
  3. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Michael Jackson – The Best of Michael Jackson" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Michael Jackson | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Michael Jackson - Awards: AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Archived from the original on 15 August 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2017.