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BREAKING NEWS Last Updated: Aug 13th, 2009 - 16:33:10


Michael Jackson; A Legend, A Genius, A Musicial Inspiration Dies At 50
By Kim Betton, CRESCENDOjazz.com
Jun 25, 2009, 22:57

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A piercing shock wave is sent across the world as the King of Pop suddenly dies. Media reports are indicating Michael Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center, Thursday afternoon, suffering from cardiac arrest--however during a press conference, a devastated, Jermaine Jackson, brother, said an autopsy will determine the exact cause of death.
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The gloved one touched the world with his slick moon walking, swift finger snapping and leg popping dance moves. His powerful Motown musical collection from his early childhood remains a gem to many. With songs like "Ben," "Got toe Be There," to never be forgotten. Then there were numerous other breaking tunes such as "Thriller," "Beat It," "Billy Jean," "Human Nature," and many more.

Shocked fans packed the grounds near Jackson's California home and UCLA Medical Center after the tragic announcement. There is also a joining in unity and love for countless Jackson fans and the Rev Al Sharpton outside New York's Appolo Theatre. Many others are remembering the King of Pop at venues across the globe.

Jackson will forever be touted as a genius, a legend, an icon, and for those who knew him best - a true friend with a loving heart.

Jackson, a native of Gary, Indiana, leaves behind 3 children, a host of family members, friends, and faithful fans.

Stay with CRESCENDOjazz.com for the latest details in this breaking story.. and for reaction from artists and fans who are touched by Jackson's life, career and legacy.



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