Written and Composed by Michael Jackson, James Harris III and Terry Lewis.
Mijac Music (BMI), admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)/EMI April Music Inc./Flyte Tyme Tunes (ASCAP)
Produced by Michael Jackson for MJJ Productions Inc., and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.
“HIStory” includes a sample of “Beethoven Lives Upstairs.”
Courtesy of Susan Hammond’s Classical Kids/The Children’s Group, Inc.
“HIStory” contains a sample from “Pictures At An Exhibition”
Performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy
Composed by Modeste Mussorgsky, arranged by Maurice Ravel
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP)
Under license from BMG Classics
Audio clip credits for “HIStory” include:
Charles Lindbergh Report by Lowell Thomas courtesy of National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Art Collier reporting on Hank Aaron courtesy of CBS Radio Sports
Robert Kennedy Eulogy by Edward Kennedy, Farewell To Baseball by Lou Gehrig, and Greetings to the Children of England by Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret courtesy of Grinberg Film Library
“I am the greatest...” by Muhammad Ali from “Boxing: Champions Forever” courtesy of Big Fights, Inc.
Interview with Berry Gordy from “Conversations With Ed Gordon” courtesy of Black Entertainment Television
“I am the Edison phonograph” courtesy of Gordon Skene
“I have a dream...” courtesy of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Estate/Intellectual Properties Management
“By any means...” courtesy of the Malcolm X Estate/Dr. Betty Shabazz