Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Friday, May 26th, 2017 comes from Michael Jackson!
On June 10th, 1972, "I Wanna Be Where You Are" entered Billboard's Top 40 and found its way to #16, not a great showing, but it had staying power, spending nine weeks in the chart.
Michael Jackson, born on August 29th, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, was the self-proclaimed "King of Pop". He was the lead singer of The Jacksons/Jackson 5", played "The Scarecrow" in "The Wiz" and starred in the 15-minute movie "Captain Eo", which was shown exclusively at Disneyland and Disneyworld.
Michael placed an in impressive thirty-eight songs in the Top 40 between 1971 and 2002, including twelve #1s, seven Gold Records and nine Platinum Records.
Michael died on June 25th, 2009 at the age of 50.