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One year later...remembering Michael Jackson.



Hard to beleive it's been one year since the passing of Michael Jackson.

Do you remember where you were when you heard the news?

I was covering Opening Ceremoines at Summerfest listening to officals at the podium when my phone started buzzing. It was a text message about the death of Michael.

Though I never had the chance to interview Michael, I did interview those who worked closely with him.

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Orianthi - She was slated to be the guitarist for Michael Jackson on the, "This Is It" Tour.


Ken Ehrlich - He was the Executive Producer of the 52nd Grammy Awards and had talked to Michael about perfroming on the show. Instead a 3D Tribute was produced for the telecast.


Like I said I was covering Opening Ceremonies at Summerfest when I heard the news. Who better to get reaction from than the artists themselves. Gavin DeGraw, Pat Monahan from Train and others shared their thought about the late Michael Jackson.

Share your thoughts in the comments and tell us what Michael Jackson songs you'd like to hear on Friday, June 25th, 2010.



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