Thought provoking read – Have you seen my childhood? Michael asks.. Yes we have …”and we totally understand” should be the answer.
“Child stars have to live out adult mythologies. They work for adults. They perform “youth” as scripted by adults and they work adult hours to do so.”~ Margo Jefferson (“On Michael Jackson”, 2006)
Michael Jackson’s career is like a 40-year-long epic journey. His career spanned a lifetime. Whenever you mention his name, especially in the presence of the casual fan, you might hear that they have a particular era of his career that is their favorite. Usually, a person’s favorite MJ Era is based on the music he produced during the time. Other times, a person chooses a particular era because they love his style choices for the period. Personally, I love each MJ era for a variety of reasons, but MJ from the ages of 10 to 18 is hands-down the most fascinating to me.
I think it may have to do in part with the idea of a…
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