JAMAICANS yesterday joined millions of fans around the world to remember pop icon Michael Jackson - many lamenting that his passing was too sudden.
A memorial ceremony for Jackson at the Staples Centre in downtown Los Angeles, California, yesterday was televised live around the globe. The 50-year-old Jackson died at UCLA Medical Centre, California, on Thursday, June 25.
I had to showcase this wonderful tribute as I was going across the blogosphere. Distinctly Jamaican Sounds has captured the many artist in Jamaica who have sampled, or were influenced by Michael Jackson. It is a must read. He recaps his own experience with the influence of the pop starts music and then goes on to give us a list of artist and songs that had the Michael Jackson flavor