Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ Released This Day In 1983
January 02, 2018
Michael Jackson toe stand in Billie Jean short film

“Billie Jean” was released as a single January 2, 1983. The song was mixed 91 times by Bruce Swedien. Michael recorded the vocals through a six-foot-long tube, and only did one take. It went on to win two GRAMMYs, a Juno, and an American Music Award among others. Have you ever tried to mimic Michael’s famous pose here? Give it a try – upload a photo of yourself doing the “toe-stand” and hashtag it #BillieJean. Let’s see what you’ve got.