In a similar poll in the song was voted by the British public as the nation's second favorite s number one. In , WatchMojo. Users of the site cast their votes online. In an interview, Pharrell Williams stated that "Billie Jean" was one of his favorite songs.
I think there will never be a song like this one again, with this bassline, with this kind of effect, this eternalness, this perfection. When re-released as part of the Visionary campaign in , "Billie Jean" charted at No. It remained in the top for over 40 weeks and was the most successful reissue by some distance. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the tennis player, see Billie Jean King. For the film, see The Legend of Billie Jean. Post-disco rhythm and blues funk dance-pop. Quincy Jones Michael Jackson.
There never was a real Billie Jean. The girl in the song is a composite of people my brothers have been plagued with over the years. I could never understand how these girls could say they were carrying someone's child when it wasn't true.
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All rights reserved. User ID. Remember user ID. It caused what has been called "the biggest dance fad since the Macarena ", with an instructional YouTube video for the dance surpassing 27 million views by early Billboard Hot in the fall of , and was the number 21 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of the Best Songs of On January 6, , it became the first song ever to sell 3 million digital copies in the US. The original version of the song was recorded at Soulja Boy's house in The song was original produced in FL Studio before being later re-produced.
Inspired by recent dance crazes that had popularized some rappers from Atlanta, Soulja Boy DeAndre Way and his friends invented the dance moves that gave rise to "Crank That": As summarized by The Wall Street Journal , "dancers bounce back on their heels, ripple their hands, crank their wrists like motorcyclists, then lunge into a Superman pose".
Collipark takes a keen interest in the children's movements, leading him to contact Soulja Boy in an attempt to sign him up to "Collipark Records". King — Deuces Wild". Official Charts Company. UK Albums Chart. King Chart History Billboard ". Music Canada. Retrieved October 19, Department for women was the Woman's Medical College of Cincinnati . Also known as the Cincinnati Literary and Scientific Institute . Did not grant degrees, offered instruction only . Offered a written and oral examination for certificate issuance .
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