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anon. request | Michael Jackson & Ella Fitzgerald & Eddie Murphy
Sammy Davis Jr 60th anniversary
- Tommaso Ferraris (via black-illumination)
What are a few of your observations about Michael’s life that people outside of his world have never seen?
Todd Gray: Well, he was very observant, and had amazing focus. And when he was performing it might look effortless for him when he was doing it, but that only happened because he had a dedication and perfectionism focused on his performance, whether that was on stage or in the mixing booth with the engineers. He’d be nervous and tense before going onstage, but that would all get channeled into his performance. Sometimes he didn’t sleep well in hotels on the road, and he had a special recording machine that switched on in the middle of the night and played stories.