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The Best of Michael Jackson

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The Best of Michael Jackson

The Best of Michael Jackson
Greatest hits album by Michael Jackson
Released August 28, 1975
Recorded 1971–1974
Genre Soul
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
The Best of Michael Jackson
Off the Wall
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic [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. A Collection of Michael Jackson's Oldies is a first compilation of his greatest hits and was released on December 8, 1972.

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


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Chery, Carl: XXL: Michael Jackson Special Collecters Edition, page 100. American Press.
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