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Michael Jackson - Beat It

“Beat It” was composed by Michael Jackson for his Thriller album. Producer Quincy Jones had wanted to include a rock ‘n’ roll song in the vein of the Knack’s “My Sharona”, though Jackson reportedly had never previously shown an interest in the genre.Jackson later said of “Beat It”, “I wanted to write a song, the type of song that I would buy […]