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''The Essential Michael Jackson'' is a 2005 greatest hits compilation released by Sony Music's catalog division Legacy Recordings as part of The Essential series. The two-disc compilation features thirty-eight hit songs by Michael Jackson, from his days at Motown Records with The Jackson 5 in the late 1960s to his 2001 hit "You Rock My World". It was released on July 19, 2005 in the United States (released a day earlier in the United Kingdom). On August 26, 2008, ''The Essential Michael Jackson 3.0'' was released in the US as a Limited Edition containing an additional disc of seven songs performed by Jackson. A re-titled release in the UK was planned on July 6, 2009 as ''The Hits'', but was cancelled upon Jackson's death.

As of 2009 the album was certified 2x platinum in the US, it's estimated that over seven million copies have been sold worldwide, making it the highest selling edition in Sony's ''The Essential'' line.

Essential Michael Jackson
Label: EPIC/LEGACY
Release Date: 2005-07-19
Duration: 157:36

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1I Want You Back 2:58
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1Bad 04:07
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2ABC 02:57
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2I Just Can't Stop Loving You 04:12
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3The Love You Save 03:04
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3Leave Me Alone 04:40
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4Got To Be There 03:23
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4The Way You Make Me Feel 04:26
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5Rockin' Robin 2:32
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5Man In The Mirror 05:19
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6Ben 02:43
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6Dirty Diana 04:41
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7Enjoy Yourself 3:21
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7Another Part Of Me 03:46
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8Blame It On The Boogie 03:31
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8Smooth Criminal 04:17
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9Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) 3:44
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9Black Or White 03:23
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10Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough 05:52
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10Heal The World 06:24
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11Rock With You 3:23
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11Remember The Time 03:59
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12Off The Wall 03:49
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12In The Closet 04:47
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13She's Out Of My Life 03:38
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13Who Is It (7-inch Edit) 04:00
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14Can You Feel It 03:51
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14Will You Be There 03:39
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15The Girl Is Mine 03:42
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15Dangerous 07:00
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16Billie Jean 04:53
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16You Are Not Alone 04:55
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17Beat It 4:18
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17You Rock My World 05:09
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18Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 4:17
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19Human Nature 3:45
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20P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) 03:59
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21Thriller 5:12
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