Over the next four days
Radio 2 celebrates four pop-related 50th birthdays, starting with soul-pop star Lionel Richie 's look at the chart hits of former Motown colleague Michael Jackson , who was 50 in August. Framed by interviews with those who have worked with Jackson, the programme runs down the singer's 30 top-selling UK solo singles, from a repertoire that includes
40 tight, slickly produced top-ten hits going back to 1972's Got to
Be There. Jackson first charted in late 1969 with the Jackson 5's
I Want You Back, for which, at 11, he was called upon to sing "Oh baby give me one more chance, to show you that I love you". Producer Gary Bones
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