MICHAEL JACKSON - LOS ANGELES 1989

October 14, 2021 – 5:45 am

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MICHAEL JACKSON
Los Angeles 1989 [no label, 2CD]

Live at the Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA; January 27, 1989 (last date of “Bad” tour). Very good soundboard.

Thanks to Kai; and to Dalai09 for sharing the show at Dime.

Known Faults:
- Light cracking during “Another Part Of Me”

- This recording is an awesome effort of the MJ community, who paid a great amount of money to the original tapes owner. Kai was responsible for ripping the cassetes and did an amazing job, so all the kudos go to him.

- He shared four versions on the community, here we have the 4th one post tranfer unenhanced.

- Those final rescheduled LA concerts does not feature musical director and keyboardist Greg Phillinganes, so the band sounds quite different.

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Lineage:
Soundboard Cassette Tapes > Sony TC type cassette deck (azimuth & dolby) > Capture Board through audio software > WAV > Sound Forge 14 (resample) > TLH > FLAC level 8
Artwork by Kai

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Disc 1
Track 101. Intro 2:30
Track 102. Wanna Be Startin Somethin 5:00
Track 103. Heartbreak Hotel 4:51
Track 104. Another Part Of Me 4:22
Track 105. Human Nature 5:52
Track 106. Smooth Criminal 6:28
Track 107. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You 5:55
Track 108. She’s Out Of My Life 4:21
Track 109. Jackson 5 Medley 8:26
Track 110. Rock With You 4:39
Track 111. Thriller 5:59
59 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Bad Groove Interlude 14:22
Track 202. Working Day And Night 8:39
Track 203. Beat It 9:59
Track 204. Billie Jean 9:16
Track 205. Bad 15:55
Track 206. The Way You Make Me Feel 6:27
Track 207. Man In The Mirror 11:45
77 mins

Lineup:
Michael Jackson - lead vocals, Co-Director, dancer and co-choreographer
Darryl Phinnessee - vocal music director, backing vocals
Dorian Holley - backing vocals
Sheryl Crow - backing vocals
Kevin Dorsey - backing vocals
Rory Kaplan - keyboards, synthesizers
Christopher Currell - Synclavier synthesizers, digital guitar, sound effects
Ricky Lawson - drums, percussion
Jennifer Batten - rhythm and lead guitar
Jon Clark - lead and rhythm guitar
Don Boyette - bass guitar, synth bass
Randy Allaire - dancer, backing vocals
Evaldo Garcia - dancer, backing vocals
Dominic Lucero - dancer, backing vocals
LaVelle Smith Jr - dancer, backing vocals

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  1. 31 Responses to “MICHAEL JACKSON - LOS ANGELES 1989”

  2. Take it if you want it. But Michael Jackson’s show was a spectacle to see, not necessarily hear. You had the records for that. The man was created for the studio and the pyrotechnics and dance moves meant no odd cover versions or long solos. Can’t WAIT for the disparaging remarks to follow this post!

    By Tony Pizza on Oct 14, 2021

  3. Rumor has it he gots a lil un and preferred big uns

    By U L E on Oct 14, 2021

  4. Who had more young boys? Michael Jackson or Catholic Priests?

    By carolyn thing on Oct 14, 2021

  5. Rumor has it I gots a lil un and prefer big uns

    By U L E on Oct 14, 2021

  6. Two above twernt me. More fakes

    By U L E on Oct 14, 2021

  7. Rumor has it Michael had a Lil Un , but preferred a Big Uns

    By U L E on Oct 14, 2021

  8. Lil Boy Big Uns

    By U L E on Oct 14, 2021

  9. Michael liked little boys with big uns .

    By T J on Oct 14, 2021

  10. I read he would put chocolate syrup on their Cocs and lick it off .

    By T J on Oct 14, 2021

  11. Michael is with me here IN hell . I dic slap him every day.

    By Tom Sneddon on Oct 14, 2021

  12. I pour chocolate syrup on my sons schlong and licks it off. He loves the way I do it

    By swappers on Oct 14, 2021

  13. Im swapperhood my dic k is wood I carved it straight and narrow. I am the typical arrogant pompous white asshole that niggers hate.

    By swappers on Oct 15, 2021

  14. U-L-E, lets both of us go to the gay part of town and take it up the brown

    By swappers on Oct 15, 2021

  15. He had a big pecker in his trousers I hear . Blacks got big peckers .

    By ELU on Oct 15, 2021

  16. I haven’t commented in awhile . Mostly name stealers here these days

    By HHH on Oct 15, 2021

  17. Antichrist. Or DD , Derrick, the cancel / woke culture takes another scalp . The Rolling Stones have retired the song Brown Sugar from their concerts amid woke and cancel culture criticism, labeling the song racist and uh offensive. Sigh . The song is has been performed over 1000 times in 51 years . I’m sure now we’ll be a more enlightened compassionate world , now that brown sugar has been retired . Give me a break .

    By HHH on Oct 15, 2021

  18. HHH, FFS,STFU

    By DD on Oct 15, 2021

  19. Another woman makes a rape claim against embittered old man Bill Cosby . This one supposedly happened in 1991 . That was 30 years ago . What’s with these people crawling out of the woodwork. Why wait 30 fucking years ? Cosby has certainly been In the news for the last several years , and this woman just now decides to come forward? Sounds like another money grab .

    By HHH on Oct 15, 2021

  20. Anti , dd , Derrick, Jon Gruden , raiders coach the latest woke , cancel culture victim. Forced to resign after so called racist and homophobic emails that are more than 10 years old surfaced. Here we go again . 10 years old and they just now resurface. In it he says a black nfl executive has big lips and criticized the commissioner and others for allowing queers and fags in the league. Sounds like a great American to me .

    By HHH on Oct 15, 2021

  21. Been laying low lately hhh . This place has become a fag dumpster. Agree with all you said . NFL is just a nigger fest , now you can be a faggot and be on a team . Naked in the shower with straight guys . Cosby’s a nigger , but don’t think he raped that whore.

    By Nelson on Oct 15, 2021

  22. This woke shit is fucked up. After brown sugar , look for more songs from the past to get banned . Also better hang on to your old dvds of Sanford and son , all in the family etc . Doubt they are going to be making more copies . They’ll probably try to confiscate what you have and make it a crime to own them . That’s where we’re headed .

    By Nelson on Oct 15, 2021

  23. Hey guys , your dude old fart Biden now wants to let the IRS snoop in everybody’s bank accounts . Guess someone’s got to pay for all that spending he’s doing . So much for only taxing people who make $400.000 a year plus . I knew that was a fucking lie . Look at these fucking gas prices . Joe needs to go. The piece of shit needs to be in a nursing home .

    By Nelson on Oct 15, 2021

  24. The IRS have already been snooping in my bank accounts. I guess I will have to take the money laundering somewhere else .

    By HHH on Oct 15, 2021

  25. HHH ESPN has a nice article about Gruden’s poor record of trades, draft picks, and free agent signings. I suspect if he’d built a team that was thriving, the Raiders would have tried to weather the storm with him.

    By Mark on Oct 15, 2021

  26. HHH, pretty soon many songs from the Great American Songbook will be retired. Remember the song Mammy by Al Jolson-That will go. The Me too movement and the woke movement are tearing down this once great nation

    By The AntiChrist on Oct 16, 2021

  27. I don’t care anymore…

    By HHH on Oct 16, 2021

  28. Another name stealer Antichrist. Woke / cancel culture is destroying the country . Many great rock classics are now probably going to have to go , like Nelson says , probably all those Norman Lear sitcoms from the seventies, old rat pack video clips . Hell they are even trying to cancel Thomas Jefferson.

    By HHH on Oct 16, 2021

  29. This Critical race theory crap that the left wing loons are trying to indoctrinate school kids with , also trans gender shit where girls want to be boys and vice versa.

    By HHH on Oct 16, 2021

  30. In the news a young male student who says he identifies as female , enters a girl’s bathroom and rapes a teenage girl . That’s America 2021

    By HHH on Oct 16, 2021

  31. He must be a lesbian then… But I don’t care anymore…

    By HHH on Oct 16, 2021

  32. Wish I was in his bed when I was fourteen…..

    By Derrick on Oct 20, 2021

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