#JCsMusicology - Michael Jackson (1983 - 1988)
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by John Cameron
10M ago
In this edition of #JCsMusicology, we explore the real story behind the creation of Michael Jackson's Bad album. It explores the extensive recording sessions at Jackson's home studio, Havenhurst, shedding light on the significant contributions of John Barnes and Bill Bottrell, often overshadowed by the narrative of Jackson's collaboration with Quincy Jones and his "A-Team". Interview Credits: Diane Collins, "The Unauthorised Interview", Ebony/ Hulu, MBC ("Arabic interview"), Bad: Special Edition, Bad 25 (Spike Lee), Private Home Movies, Kingvention, Oceanachine and The MJ Cast. Special Thanks ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Janet Jackson (1996 - 1998)
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by John Cameron
3y ago
In this edition of #JCsMusicology, we explore Janet Jackson's The Velvet Rope album, track by track. Following a three-year world tour and the release of a greatest hits album, Janet Jackson began writing her most presonal and introspective songs. Detailing depression, domestic violence and early incarnations of social media, this collection of songs would be configured into what many regard as her greatest work, The Velvet Rope. Interview Credits: Access Hollywood, BBC, Electric Circus, Kelly Alexander Show, Lady of Soul Awards, Larry King Live, Le Mag, Hey Hey It's Saturday, MTV, Much Music ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Prince (1987 - 1988)
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by John Cameron
3y ago
In our Season 3 return of #JCsMusicology, we take a trip through the making of Prince's Lovesexy album. 1987 was a big year for Prince, with the release of Sign O The Times, opening Paisley Park and establishing a new band, he was set to cap the year off with the release of The Black Album. After a drug-induced epiphany and a new acquaintance, Prince cancelled the release, sending thousands of copies for destruction. He then commences work on its rebuttal and replacement, Lovesexy. Using rarely heard early versions and unheard session tapes, we explore the makings of Prince's spiritual declara ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Michael Jackson (1977 - 1980)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In this episode of #JCsMusicology, we deconstruct each song from Michael Jackson's first solo album as an adult artist - Off The Wall. Once The Jackson's gained more independence with the group work, allowing the to write and produce the vast majority of their albums going forward, Michael also began to plot his own emancipation. By staring in The Wiz and meeting up with Quincy Jones, a significant musical partnership was formed and a team was assembled. Using demos and multitrack tapes, we learn how one of the greatest albums in history was crafted. Interview Credits: Roundtable, Sylvia Chase ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - The B-Side #6 (Madonna, Kate Bush & Erykah Badu)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In this edition of #JCsMusicology, we look back - featuring deleted segments from the Madonna, Kate Bush and Erykah Badu episodes. https://www.facebook.com/JohnCameronProductions https://twitter.com/Cameron_John ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Erykah Badu (1994 - 2003)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In this episode of #JCsMusicology, we analyse the early works of Erykah Badu. Also known as Badulla Oblongata. Also known as Sara Bellum. Also known as Analogue Girl in a Digital World. As part of the holy trinity of Neo-soul albums in the late 90's, Erykah Badu realeased "Baduizm" to critical acclaim, generating four singles and two Grammy Awards. Her follow up, "Mama's Gun" would meet similar sucess with it's accolades and critical reception. Before taking a five year hiatus, her third studio album "Worldwide Underground" would be yet another progression in her artistic expression, accentuat ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Kate Bush (1987 - 1994)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In this episode of #JCsMusicology, we explore the enigmatic Kate Bush's work before her first hiatus. After the release of "Hounds of Love", which is often regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time, Kate Bush would continue to develop as an artist with her follow-up album, "The Sensual World". After a four year gap, "The Red Shoes" would follow. In 2011, selections from each album would be re-recorded to create "Directors Cut", a cohesive album, that stands on it's own. Only a genius like Kate Bush could so sucessfully execute such an exentric project. Interview Credits: Roger Scott ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Madonna (1987 - 1989)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In our Season 3 premiere, we analyse each track from Madonna's "Like A Prayer" album. Continuing her successful partnerships with producers Patrick Leonard and Stephen Bray, in 1989 Madonna released the iconic "Like A Prayer", with a slight purple touch. It was indisputably her most thoughtful and introspective album up to that point, displaying a clear evolution in her artistry. Interview credits: Molly Meldrum, In Bed With Madonna Special thanks: Lucas Cava https://www.facebook.com/JohnCameronProductions https://twitter.com/Cameron_John ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - The B-Side #5 (Grace Jones, Janet Jackson & Joni Mitchell)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In this edition of #JCsMusicology, we look back at the previous three episodes, with the remixes from our Janet Jackson episode and an outtake from Joni Mitchell. https://www.facebook.com/JohnCameronProductions https://twitter.com/Cameron_John ..read more
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#JCsMusicology - Joni Mitchell (1977 - 1979)
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by John Cameron
4y ago
In this November episode of #JCsMusicology, we continue exploring the genius of Joni Mitchell's work. After a consistant run of renowned albums, each more innovative than the last, Joni Mitchell progresses her exxperimentation with "Don Jaun's Reckless Daughter" in 1977. This bold artistry proves auspicious, with the legendary Charles Mingus callon on her to articulate what he can no longer say. This gives rise to "Mingus" Interview Credits: Whistle Test Extra, Saturday Live, Joe Smith, Much Music, Radio With Pictures, Public Access, Barney Hoskyns, CBS Morning Show, Hits Promo, KGSR Sunday Ni ..read more
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