Greatest Hits: HIStory, Vol. 1

Performers Michael Jackson

Epic | November 13, 2001 | Compact Disc

Greatest Hits: HIStory, Vol. 1 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
Includes a 28 page booklet.
Personnel includes: Michael Jackson (vocals, percussion); Paul McCartney, Siedah Garrett (vocals); L.T.B. (rap vocals); Vincent Price, Andres McKenzie, Ashley Farrell (spoken vocals); Steve Lukather (guitar, bass); Slash, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Gale, Larry Carlton, Danny Huff (guitar); The Seawind Horns (horns); David Paich (piano, keyboards, synthesizers); John Barnes (piano); Greg Phillinganes (Fender Rhodes piano, keyboards); Steve Porcaro, Bill Wolfer (keyboards, programming); David Foster, Teddy Riley, Glen Ballard (keyboards); Nathan East, Terry Jackson, Bobby Watson (bass); Jeff Porcaro, Ndugu Chancler, John Robinson, Bryan Loren (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Kevin Gilbert (programming); James Ingram (background vocals).
Producers: Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell, Teddy Riley.
Engineers include: Bruce Swedien, Humberto Garcia, Matt Forger.
Includes liner notes by Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Steven Spielberg, Michael Jackson.
Digitally remastered by Bernie Grundman.
Having spent most of the '90s laying low, Michael Jackson spent much of the latter part of 2001 reintroducing himself to the public with a studio album (INVINCIBLE) and deluxe reissues of his Epic Records canon. Also released was GREATEST HITS: HIStory VOL.1, essentially Disc 1 of the similarly named 2-CD 1995 anthology HIStory: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE BOOK 1. Regardless of how obvious the strategy of flooding the market with past and present material may have been, there's no denying how the contents of the GREATEST HITS package go a long way towards supporting the moniker of the self-proclaimed King Of Pop.
Amid rumors of rampant eccentricities, MJ plowed ahead crafting memorable numbers ranging from infectious dance numbers ("Wanna Be Starting' Somethin'," "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough") to heartfelt pleas for peace ("Black Or White", "Heal The World"). Jacko's pure chart dominance found him breaking MTV's glass ceiling of color behind the THRILLER juggernaut and its slew of smashes: - "Billie Jean," "The Girl Is Mine" (with Paul McCartney"), "Thriller," and "Beat It" with its blistering Eddie Van Halen guitar solo-cum-crossover hook. Thankfully, the greatness of this 15-track set supersedes any tabloid innuendo.

Format: Compact Disc

Released Date: November 13, 2001

Genre: Dance

Style: R&B

Number of Discs: 1

Stereo/Mono: Stereo

Studio/Mixed/Live: Studio

Label Name: Epic

UPC: 696998525023

Found in: Dance

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It! Great collection of songs! A must have for all music lovers.
Date published: 2009-07-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good photo and good music a good compilation .r i p michael
Date published: 2009-07-17

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Greatest Hits: HIStory, Vol. 1

Performers Michael Jackson

Format: Compact Disc

Released Date: November 13, 2001

Genre: Dance

Style: R&B

Number of Discs: 1

Stereo/Mono: Stereo

Studio/Mixed/Live: Studio

Label Name: Epic

UPC: 696998525023


Title Track Time
1.Billie Jean --
2.Way You Make Me Feel, The --
3.Black Or White --
4.Rock With You --
5.She's Out Of My Life --
6.Bad --
7.I Just Can't Stop Loving You --
8.Man In The Mirror --
9.Thriller --
10.Beat It --
11.Girl Is Mine, The --
12.Remember The Time --
13.Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough --
14.Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' --
15.Heal The World --

Editorial Notes

Includes a 28 page booklet.
Personnel includes: Michael Jackson (vocals, percussion); Paul McCartney, Siedah Garrett (vocals); L.T.B. (rap vocals); Vincent Price, Andres McKenzie, Ashley Farrell (spoken vocals); Steve Lukather (guitar, bass); Slash, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Gale, Larry Carlton, Danny Huff (guitar); The Seawind Horns (horns); David Paich (piano, keyboards, synthesizers); John Barnes (piano); Greg Phillinganes (Fender Rhodes piano, keyboards); Steve Porcaro, Bill Wolfer (keyboards, programming); David Foster, Teddy Riley, Glen Ballard (keyboards); Nathan East, Terry Jackson, Bobby Watson (bass); Jeff Porcaro, Ndugu Chancler, John Robinson, Bryan Loren (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Kevin Gilbert (programming); James Ingram (background vocals).
Producers: Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell, Teddy Riley.
Engineers include: Bruce Swedien, Humberto Garcia, Matt Forger.
Includes liner notes by Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Steven Spielberg, Michael Jackson.
Digitally remastered by Bernie Grundman.
Having spent most of the '90s laying low, Michael Jackson spent much of the latter part of 2001 reintroducing himself to the public with a studio album (INVINCIBLE) and deluxe reissues of his Epic Records canon. Also released was GREATEST HITS: HIStory VOL.1, essentially Disc 1 of the similarly named 2-CD 1995 anthology HIStory: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE BOOK 1. Regardless of how obvious the strategy of flooding the market with past and present material may have been, there's no denying how the contents of the GREATEST HITS package go a long way towards supporting the moniker of the self-proclaimed King Of Pop.
Amid rumors of rampant eccentricities, MJ plowed ahead crafting memorable numbers ranging from infectious dance numbers ("Wanna Be Starting' Somethin'," "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough") to heartfelt pleas for peace ("Black Or White", "Heal The World"). Jacko's pure chart dominance found him breaking MTV's glass ceiling of color behind the THRILLER juggernaut and its slew of smashes: - "Billie Jean," "The Girl Is Mine" (with Paul McCartney"), "Thriller," and "Beat It" with its blistering Eddie Van Halen guitar solo-cum-crossover hook. Thankfully, the greatness of this 15-track set supersedes any tabloid innuendo.
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