Song Of The Day: 2/4/12 (Glee’s, “Smooth Criminal”)

On Tuesday the TV show, Glee, did an all Michael Jackson themed episode. I have to admit, this is only the second time I’ve ever watched Glee and I only watched it this time because I heard they were doing all M.J. music. The other time I watched was also because I heard they were doing an M.J. song during the episode. So I don’t really “like” the show, but I LOVE Michael Jackson. Most of the covers in the episode were……ehhh, but I have to admit that “Smooth Criminal” was actually pretty cool!!! This was mainly because of the Cello duo, Santana & Sebastian’s “Smooth Criminal” instrumental cover (which predates the TV Show) that accompanies, the characters ok singing. Check out Glee’s, “Smooth Criminal”. What do you think of their recreation of this classic?

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R.I.P. Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius host and creator of the classic television show “Soul Train”, the longest-running, first-run nationally syndicated show in television history, passed away on February 1st, from what appears to have been a self inflicted gun shot wound to the head. Don was believed to have been suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s. It is a sad and unfortunate end to a legend in the music industry, who was instrumental in bringing black music and culture into American homes for 35 years. Below is a short video from ABC News, showing you a snippet of his life and legacy. Rest in Peace, Love and Soul, Don Cornelius.