Do You Remember The Jacksons’ ‘Blues Away?’
May 02, 2017

Do you remember “Blues Away?” It was the first song Michael wrote for The Jacksons after leaving Motown. Kenny Gamble remembers, “I came back in when he started to overdub his voice, and he had all these great ideas about how to record his voice, like doubling his voice, doing all kinds of little ad libs and whatever. He had it all thought out in his head. Michael wrote ‘Blues Away’ by himself.” It was his first credit as a professional songwriter.

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