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Name of song, year of release, originating album and Writer(s).
Song Year Album Writer(s) Notes Ref.
"2 Bad" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
Bruce Swedien
René Moore
Dallas Austin
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Rap by Shaquille O'Neal
[1]
"2000 Watts" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Tyrese Gibson
Jaron Henson
  • Backing vocals by Teddy Riley
[2]
"25 Miles" 1987 The Original Soul of Michael Jackson Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, and Edwin Starr * cover version [3]
"3 Decades Of Michael Jackson (Megamix)" 2009 3 Decades Of Michael Jackson Megamix Various [4]
"2300 Jackson Street" 1989 2300 Jackson Street Jermaine Jackson
Jackie Jackson
Tito Jackson
Randy Jackson
Gene Griffin
Aaron Hall
[5]
"A Brand New Day" 1978 The Wiz Luther Vandross
  • Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell and Ted Ross
[6]
"A Place with No Name" 2014 Xscape Michael Jackson
Dewey Bunnell
Dr. Freeze
  • Written and recorded in 1998
  • Failed to make Invincible album.
  • The track resembles "A Horse with No Name", a hit song by rock band America
  • A 24-second snippet leaked online on July 16, 2009
  • Full version leaked online on December 18, 2013
[7]
"ABC (DJ Friction Remix)" 2009 Bravo Black Hits Vol. 21 Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Alphonzo Mizell and Deke Richards * Remix [8]
"Ain't No Sunshine" 1972 Got to Be There Bill Withers
  • Bill Withers cover
[9]
"Al Capone" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
  • Recorded at the Encino House in 1986
[10]
"All Eyez on Me" 2002 All Eyez on Me Monica Arnold
LaShawn Daniels
James Ingram
Quincy Jones
  • Monica with Michael Jackson's background vocal from "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" with ad-libs taken from the Invincible recording sessions
[11]
"All I Do" 1980 Hotter than July Stevie Wonder
Clarence Paul
Morris Broadnax
  • Stevie Wonder with backing vocal by Michael Jackson
[12]
"All in Your Name" 2011 Barry Gibb
Michael Jackson
  • Barry Gibb with Michael Jackson
  • Released by Barry Gibb on June 25, 2011, the two year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death as a standalone single
[13]
"All the Things You Are" 1973 Music & Me Oscar Hammerstein II
Jerome Kern
  • Hiram Sherman cover
[14]
"Another Part of Me" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson [15]
"Baby Be Mine" 1982 Thriller Rod Temperton
  • One of the two disco songs from album
[16]
"Bad" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Originally intended to be a duet with Prince
  • Remix with Afrojack, DJ Buddha and Pitbull released on Bad 25 (2012)
[17]
"Be a Lion" 1978 The Wiz Charlie Smalls
  • Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell and Ted Ross
[18]
"Beat It" 1982 Thriller Michael Jackson
  • Guitar solo by Eddie Van Halen
[19]
"Beautiful Girl" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
  • Previously unreleased demo recorded between 1998 and 2004 (during Invincible sessions)
  • Failed to make Invincible album
[20]
"Behind the Mask" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
Chris Mosdell
Ryuichi Sakamoto
  • Featuring additional background vocals by Shanice
  • Greg Philinganes recorded this song on the album Pulse (1984) with the contribution of Michael's background vocals
  • An agreement to share the royalties equally between Michael Jackson, Chris Mosdell and Ryuichi Sakamoto broke down when the management of Yellow Magic Orchestra disagreed and it prevented the song to be released on Jackson's sixth studio album, Thriller (1982), which made it unreleased for over 25 years
[21]
"Ben" 1972 Ben Walter Scharf
Don Black
  • Theme from Ben (1972)
[22]
"Best of Joy" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
  • One of the last songs that Michael Jackson recorded during his lifetime, having written and recorded it in 2009, the year of his death
  • Was slated to premiere during the final This Is It concert
[23]
"Biggerman" 2010 Michael Jackson – Unfinalised Jason Malachi * Unofficial Release [24]
"Billie Jean" 1982 Thriller Michael Jackson [25]
"Black or White" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Bill Bottrell
  • Rap by L.T.B.

[26]

"Blood on the Dance Floor" 1997 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
  • Originally recorded for the Dangerous album
[27]
"Blue Gangsta" 2014 Xscape Michael Jackson
Dr. Freeze
  • Also known as "No Friend of Mine" or "Gangsta"
  • Recorded in 1999
  • Failed to make Invincible album
  • Leaked online in 2010
[28]
"Break of Dawn" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Dr. Freeze
  • Background vocals by Dr. Freeze
[29]
"Breaking News" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
Eddie Cascio
James Porte
  • Debates on if the songs were sung by Jackson, or sound alike Jason Malachi
  • 1 of 12 songs written with Cascio
  • Recorded in 2007
  • Along with 9 unreleased songs were auctioned for an unreleased CD titled Bible that was never released
  • Demo leaked online
[30]
"Burn This Disco Out" 1979 Off the Wall Rod Temperton
  • Recorded in June 1979
[31]
"Butterflies" 2001 Invincible Andre Harris
Marsha Ambrosius
  • Remix with Eve
  • Also released as a third single from Invincible in February 2002
[32]
"Call on Me" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Fonce Mizell
Larry Mizell
  • Original version released on Anthology (1995)
  • Working title "Fussin' and Fightin'"
[33]
"Can't Get Outta the Rain" 1982 The Essential Michael Jackson 3.0 Michael Jackson
Quincy Jones
  • An overdubbed version of The Wiz song "You Can't Win"
[34]
"Can't Let Her Get Away" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
  • 6th track on Jackson's 8th studio album Dangerous.
  • It was recorded and mixed by Bruce Swedien and Teddy Riley in 1991.
  • Sometimes incorrectly referred to as "I Can't Let Her Get Away".
[35]
"Carousel" 2001 Thriller (Special Edition) Michael Sembello
Don Freeman
  • Also known as "Circus Girl"
  • Full version released on several editions of King of Pop (2008) and The Ultimate Fan Extras Collection (2013)
[36]
"Centipede" 1984 Centipede Michael Jackson [37]
"Cheater" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Greg Phillinganes
  • Recorded in 1987
  • Failed to make Bad album
[38]
"Chicago" 2014 Xscape Cory Rooney
  • Also known as "She Was Lovin' Me" and "Chicago (She Was Lovin' Me)"
  • Recorded in 1999
  • Failed to make the Invincible album
  • Not to be confused with "Chicago 1945"
  • Version intended for the Michael album leaked online in 2010
[39]
"Childhood" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
  • Theme from Free Willy 2 (1995)
[40]
"Cinderella Stay Awhile" 1975 Forever, Michael Michael Burnett Sutton
Mack David
  • This song was recorded in December 1974
  • It was produced by Hal Davis and is 3 minutes and 8 seconds in length.
[41]
"Come Together" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I John Lennon
Paul McCartney
  • The Beatles cover
[42]
"Cry" 2001 Invincible R. Kelly
  • Also known as "Cry (You Can Change the World)"
  • Recorded in 2000
[43]
"D.S." 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
  • Guitar by Slash
[44]
"Dangerous" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Bill Bottrell
Teddy Riley
  • Evolved from "Streetwalker"
  • Early version released on The Ultimate Collection (2004)
[45]
"Dapper-Dan" 1975 Forever, Michael Don Fletcher
  • Freestyle
[46]
"Dear Michael" 1975 Forever, Michael Hal Davis
Elliot Willensky
  • Recorded in December 1974 and was written by Hal Davis and Elliott Wilensky.
[47]
"Dirty Diana" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Guitar by Steve Stevens
[48]
"DMC Megamix" 1995 DMC Megamix Michael Jackson, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson, Teddy Riley, Bernard Belle, Bill Bottrell, Greg Phillinganes & Rod Temperton * Remix Of Rock with You (Masters at Work Remix) by Michael Jackson Billie Jean by Michael Jackson Rock with You by Michael Jackson Bad by Michael Jackson Thriller by Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson Black or White (The Civilles & Cole House/Club Mix) by Michael Jackson Remember the Time (Silky Soul 7" Mix) by Michael Jackson Scream (Def Radio Mix) by Michael Jackson (Ft. Janet Jackson) Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' (Brothers in Rhythm House Mix) by Michael Jackson [49]
"Do the Bartman" 1990 The Simpsons Sing the Blues Bryan Loren
Michael Jackson
  • The Simpsons featuring background vocals by Michael Jackson
[50]
"Do You Know Where Your Children Are" 2014 Xscape Michael Jackson
  • Also known as "12 O'Clock"
  • Written and recorded in 1986
  • Failed to make the Bad album
  • Debates on whether this song came from the Bad era or the Dangerous era.
  • Leaked online in 2010
[51]
"Doggin' Around" 1973 Music & Me Lena Agree
  • 1960 song written by Lena Agree and originally performed by Jackie Wilson.
[52]
"Don't Be Messin' 'Round" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
  • Song features Michael Jackson playing the piano
  • Bruce Swedien stated that this song would have been a masterpiece
  • Few short snippets from the Thriller era leaked before released
  • Failed to make Bad album
[53]
"Don't Let a Woman (Make a Fool Out of You)" 1982 Synapse Gap (Mundo Total) Joe King Carrasco
Johnny Perez
  • Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns featuring background vocals by Michael Jackson
[54]
"Don't Let It Get You Down" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Mel Larson
Jerry Marcellino
Deke Richards
  • Original version released on Anthology (1995)
[55]
"Don't Matter to Me" 2018 Scorpion Michael Jackson
Paul Anka
Aubrey Graham
Noah Shebib
Paul Jefferies
Nana Rogues
Negin Djafari
  • Drake with Michael Jackson
  • Original Jackson vocals recorded in 1983
[56]
"Don't Stand Another Chance" 1984 Dream Street Janet Jackson
Marlon Jackson
John Barnes
[57]
"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" 1979 Off the Wall Michael Jackson [58]
"Don't Walk Away" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Richard Stites
Reed Vertelney
  • 12th track from Invincible album
[59]
"Earth Song" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
  • "Earth Song" was originally written and composed by Jackson under the title "What About Us".
  • A demo, which featured Jackson singing the ending in falsetto, was to be released as part of a bonus disc for the remastered Dangerous album in 2001 but the release was cancelled; the song along with other tracks were leaked on the internet.
[60]
"Ease on Down the Road" 1978 The Wiz Charlie Smalls
  • In 3 versions
[61]
"Eaten Alive" 1985 Eaten Alive Michael Jackson
Barry Gibb
Maurice Gibb
  • A solo version was recorded by Michael Jackson but remains unreleased
[62]
"Euphoria" 1973 Music & Me Leon Ware
Jacqueline Hilliard
  • Appeared on the B side of the album
[63]
"Everybody's Somebody's Fool" 1972 Ben Gladys Hampton
Regina Adams
Ace Adams
  • The song originally recorded by Connie Francis entitled "Everybody's Somebody's Fool"
[64]
"Fall Again" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Walter Afanasieff
Robin Thicke
  • Recorded a demo of the song in 1999,
  • It was released in 2004
[65]
"Farewell My Summer Love" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Keni St. Lewis
  • Original version released on Anthology (1995)
  • Working title "Let Me Count the Ways"
[66]
"Fly Away" 2001 Bad (Special Edition) Michael Jackson
  • Rebbie Jackson recorded the song on the album Yours Faithfully (1998) with Michael's backing vocals
[67]
"For All Time" 2008 Thriller 25 Michael Sherwood
Steve Porcaro
  • Written by Michael Sherwood and Steve Porcaro
  • Recorded during the Thriller session
  • Later reworked during the Dangerous session
  • Failed to make the Dangerous album
  • Leaked onto the Internet as the alternate version from the Dangerous session
  • Released on Thriller 25 from the Thriller session
"Free" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
"Gangsta (No Friend Of Mine)" 2006 Xscape Pras, DJ Temperamental & Michael Jackson * Gangsta (No Friend of Mine)” is an unauthorized remix of Michael Jackson’s “Blue Gangsta. [68]
"Get It" 1987 Characters Stevie Wonder
  • Stevie Wonder with Michael Jackson
"Get on the Floor" 1979 Off the Wall Michael Jackson
Louis Johnson
"Ghosts" 1997 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
"Girl Don't Take Your Love from Me" 1972 Got to Be There Willie Hutch
"Girl You're So Together" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Keni St. Lewis
  • Original version released on Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection (2009)
"Girlfriend" 1979 Off the Wall Paul McCartney
  • Paul McCartney & Wings cover
  • Originally written for Michael Jackson
"Girls, Girls, Girls, Pt. 2" 2001 The Blueprint Tom Brock
Shawn Carter
Justin Smith
  • Jay Z with backing vocals by Michael Jackson and Chante Moore
"Give In to Me" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Bill Bottrell
  • Guitar by Slash
"Goin' Back to Alabama" 1981 Share Your Love Lionel Richie
  • Kenny Rogers with backing vocals by Michael Jackson and Lionel Riche
"Gone Too Soon" 1991 Dangerous Larry Grossman
Buz Kohan
  • Dedicated to the memory of Michael Jackson's friend Ryan White
"Got the Hots" 2008 Thriller 25 (Japanese Edition) Michael Jackson
Quincy Jones
  • Later released on several editions of King of Pop (2008) and The Ultimate Fan Extras Collection (2013)
"Got to Be There" 1971 Got to Be There Elliot Willensky
  • First solo single by Michael Jackson
[69]
"Greatest Show on Earth" 1972 Ben Mel Larson
Jerry Marcellino
"Happy" 1973 Music & Me Michel Legrand
Smokey Robinson
  • Love Theme from Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
"Heal the World" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
  • Version with Michael's spoken words released on a very rare promo titled Signature Series (1992)
"Heartbreaker" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
Mischke Butler
Norman Gregg
  • 2nd track from Invincible album
  • Rap performed by Fats
"Heaven Can Wait" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Andreao Heard
Nate Smith
Teron Beal
Eritza Laues
Kenny Quiller
"Here I Am (Come and Take Me)" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Al Green
Mabon Hodges
  • Original version released on Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection (2009)
"Here to Love You" 1978 Minute by Minute Michael McDonald
  • The Doobie Brothers with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"HIStory" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
James Harris III
Terry Lewis
  • Backing vocals by Boyz II Men
"Hold My Hand" 2010 Michael Aliaune Thiam
Giorgio Tuinfort
Claude Kelly
  • With Akon
  • Originally recorded in 2008
  • Unfinished version leaked in July 2008
"Hollywood Tonight" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
Brad Buxer
Teddy Riley
"Human Nature" 1982 Thriller Steve Porcaro
John Bettis
"I Can't Help It" 1979 Off the Wall Stevie Wonder
Susaye Greene
"Template:Sort" 2010 Michael Lenny Kravitz
  • With Lenny Kravitz
  • Drums by Dave Grohl (of Foo Fighters and formerly of Nirvana) were recorded, but didn't make the final cut
  • Also known as "Another Day"
  • A 90-second snippet leaked online on January 4, 2010
  • Includes vocals from "We've Had Enough"
  • Rewritten by Lenny Kravitz and retitled "Storm" featuring Jay Z on Kravitz's album Baptism (2004)
"I Just Can't Stop Loving You" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Duet with Siedah Garrett
  • Originally intended to be a duet with Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, or Agnetha Fältskog (formerly of ABBA)
  • French and Spanish versions titled "Je Ne Veux Pas La Fin De Nous" and "Todo Mi Amor Eres Tu"
"Template:Sort" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
  • Demo titled "The Way You Love Me" released on The Ultimate Collection (2004)
  • Failed to make the Invincible album
  • Also known as "I Like the Way"
"I Need You" 1995 Brotherhood Eric Carmen
  • Eric Carmen cover
  • 3T with Michael Jackson on backing vocals
"I Wanna Be Where You Are" 1972 Got to Be There Arthur "T-Boy" Ross
Leon Ware
"I Want You Back '88 Remix" 1988 I Want You Back ('88 Remix) Berry Gordy Freddie Perren Alphonso Mizell Deke Richards * Michael Jackson with The Jackson 5 [70]
"If'n I Was God" 1986 Looking Back to Yesterday Robert B. Sherman
Robert M. Sherman
  • Bobby Goldsboro cover
"I'll Come Home to You" 1975 Forever, Michael Freddie Perren
Christine Yarian
"I'm in Love Again" 1980 Love Lives Forever Minnie Riperton
Richard Rudolph
  • Virtual duet by Minnie Riperton and Michael Jackson
"I'm So Blue" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
"In Our Small Way" 1972 Got to Be There Beatrice Verdi
Christine Yarian
  • Later released on Ben (1972)
"In the Back" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Glen Ballard
  • Written in 1989
  • Recorded in 1994
  • Failed to make the HIStory album
  • Was worked on in 1997 for inclusion on the Blood on the Dancefloor album
"In the Closet" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
  • With female vocal originally labeled as "Mystery Girl", but later revealed to be Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
  • Originally intended to be a duet with Madonna
"Invincible" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
Norman Gregg
  • 3rd track on Invincible album
  • Rap performed by Fats
"Is It Scary" 1997 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson
James Harris III
Terry Lewis
"It's Not Worth It" 2002 Full Moon LaShawn Daniels
Fred Jerkins III
Rodney Jerkins
  • Brandy with backing vocals of Michael Jackson from "Ride with Me"
"It's the Falling in Love" 1979 Off the Wall Carole Bayer Sager
David Foster
  • With Patti Austin
"It's Too Late To Change The Time" 1973 G.I.T.: Get It Together Leon Ware & Pam Sawyer * Michael Jackson with The Jackson 5 <refhttps://genius.com/The-jackson-5-its-too-late-to-change-the-time-lyrics</ref>
"Jam" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Bruce Swedien
René Moore
  • Rap by Heavy D
"Je Ne Veux Pas La Fin De Nous" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
Christine Decroix
  • Duet with Siedah Garrett
"Johnny Raven" 1973 Music & Me Billy Page
"Just a Little Bit of You" 1975 Forever, Michael Edward Holland, Jr.
Brian Holland
"Just Friends" 1981 Sometimes Late at Night Carole Bayer Sager
Burt Bacharach
Peter Allen
  • Carole Bayer Sager with Michael Jackson
"Just Good Friends" 1987 Bad Terry Britten
Graham Lyle
  • With Stevie Wonder
"Keep the Faith" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Glen Ballard
Siedah Garrett
  • Choir arrangement by Andrae Crouch
  • Jackson worked on an early demo for "Keep the Faith" recorded in 1990
  • Early demo was leaked onto the Internet
"Keep Your Head Up" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
Eddie Cascio
James Porte
  • Debates on if the songs were sung by Jackson, or sound alike Jason Malachi
  • 1 of 12 songs written with Cascio
  • Along with 9 unreleased songs were auctioned for an unreleased CD titled Bible that was never released
  • Demo leaked online
"Leave Me Alone" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Released on later reissues and on the CD edition of Bad (1987)
"Liberian Girl" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Spoken part by Letta Mbulu
  • Recorded in 1987
  • Evolved from "Pyramid Girl" which was written in 1983 for The Jacksons' album Victory (1984)
"Little Christmas Tree" 1973 A Motown Christmas George S. Clinton
Artie Wayne
"Little Susie" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
"Lonely Teardrops" 1986 Looking Back to Yesterday Berry Gordy
Gwendolyn B. Gordy
Tyran Carlo
  • Jackie Wilson cover
"Love Is Here and Now You're Gone" 1972 Got to Be There Holland-Dozier-Holland
"Love Never Felt So Good" 2014 Xscape Michael Jackson
Paul Anka
  • Two versions released as singles, solo and duet with Justin Timberlake
  • Written in 1983, after the Thriller album for The Jacksons' album Victory
  • Failed to make the Bad album
  • Demo version leaked onto the Internet in 2006
  • Recorded by Johnny Mathis and released on his 1984 album A Special Part of Me
"Love's Gone Bad" 1986 Looking Back to Yesterday Holland-Dozier-Holland
  • The Jackson 5 version released on Boogie (1979)
"Loving You" 2014 Xscape Michael Jackson
  • Michael Jackson wrote and recorded the track in the mid-80s before bringing the multi-track tapes to his trusted engineer, Matt Forger, to mix
  • Only song on Xscape not to have been leaked before release
"Low" 2018 Raise Vibration Lenny Kravitz
  • Lenny Kravitz with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Man in the Mirror" 1987 Bad Glen Ballard
Siedah Garrett
  • Backing vocals by Siedah Garrett, The Winans, and The Andraé Crouch Choir
"Maria (You Were the Only One)" 1972 Got to Be There Lawrence Brown
Linda Glover
George Gordy
Allen Story
"Melodie" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Mel Larson
Jerry Marcellino
Deke Richards
  • Original version released on Anthology (1995)
"Mind Is the Magic" 1995 Dreams & Illusions Michael Jackson
Bryan Loren
  • Written by Michael Jackson and Bryan Loren in 1989 for Siegfried & Roy's Beyond Belief Show
  • Michael Jackson gave his permission for Siegfried & Roy to release this song on their German album Dreams & Illusions (1995)
"Minute by Minute" 1978 Minute by Minute Michael McDonald
Lester Abrams
  • The Doobie Brothers with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Money" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
"Monkey Business" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Bill Bottrell
"Monster" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
Eddie Cascio
James Porte
Curtis Jackson
  • Debates on if the songs were sung by Jackson, or sound alike Jason Malachi
  • Rap by 50 Cent
  • Guitar by Orianthi
  • 1 of 12 songs written with Cascio
  • Along with 9 unreleased songs were auctioned for an unreleased CD titled Bible that was never released
  • Demo leaked online
"Morning Glow" 1973 Music & Me Stephen Schwartz
"Morphine" 1997 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson
  • Guitar by Slash
  • Also known as "Just Say No"
"Much Too Soon" 2010 Michael Michael Jackson
"Muscles" 1982 Silk Electric Michael Jackson
"Music and Me" 1973 Music & Me Jerry Marcellino
Mel Larson
Don Fenceton
Mike Cannon
"My Girl" 1972 Ben Smokey Robinson
Ronald White
  • The Temptations cover
"Night Time Lover" 1980 La Toya Jackson La Toya Jackson
Michael Jackson
  • La Toya Jackson with Michael Jackson
"Off the Wall" 1979 Off the Wall Rod Temperton
"On the Line" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
  • Was originally recorded by Michael Jackson for the Spike Lee film Get on the Bus in 1996
  • It was the lead track of a 3 track minimax CD single, which was released as part of the Deluxe Collector Box Set of Michael Jackson's Ghosts on December 11, 1997 in the United Kingdom
  • A shorter version with a fade out was on the minimax CD single and the full length version of the song was released on The Ultimate Collection (2004)
"One Day in Your Life" 1975 Forever, Michael Sam Brown III
Renée Armand
"One More Chance" 2003 Number Ones R. Kelly
  • Failed to make the Invincible album
"P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" 1982 Thriller James Ingram
Quincy Jones
  • Demo written by Michael Jackson and Greg Phillinganes
  • Demo released on The Ultimate Collection (2004)
"Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" 1982 Wolf Norman Whitfield
Barrett Strong
  • Bill Wolfer with backing vocal by Michael Jackson
  • The Temptations cover
  • Live version by The Jackson 5 released on The Jackson 5 in Japan (1973)
"People Make the World Go 'Round" 1972 Ben Thom Bell
Linda Creed
  • The Stylistics cover
"Planet Earth" 2009 This Is It Michael Jackson
  • Poem, published in the liner notes of Dangerous (1991)
"Price of Fame" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
  • Had been scheduled as the theme for a Pepsi commercial starring Michael Jackson, but was replaced by "Bad"
"Privacy" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
Bernard Belle
  • Guitar by Slash
"Remember the Time" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Bernard Belle
"Ride with Me" 2006 Versatility Rodney Jerkins
  • Instrumental, Rodney Jerkins with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Rock with You" 1979 Off the Wall Rod Temperton
"Rockin' Robin" 1972 Got to Be There Leon Rene
  • Bobby Day cover
  • Leon Rene is credited under the pseudonym "Jimmie Thomas"
"Save Me" 1980 Old Crest on a New Wave Jim Krueger
  • Dave Mason with Michael Jackson
"Say Say Say" 1983 Pipes of Peace Paul McCartney
Michael Jackson
  • Paul McCartney with Michael Jackson
"Scared of the Moon" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Buz Kohan
"Scream" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
Janet Jackson
James Harris III
Terry Lewis
  • Duet with Janet Jackson
"She Drives Me Wild" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Aqil Davidson
  • Rap by Wreckx-n-Effect
"She's Out of My Life" 1979 Off the Wall Tom Bahler
"Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" 1972 Ben Stevie Wonder
Sylvia Moy
Henry Cosby
  • Stevie Wonder cover
"Shout" 2001 Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Claude Forbes
Roy Hamilton
Samuel Hoskins
Carmen Lampson
  • B-side of "Cry" (2001)
  • Later released on The Ultimate Fan Extras Collection (2013)
  • Intended to be released on Invincible (2001), but was replaced with "You Are My Life" at the last minute
"Slave to the Rhythm" 2014 Xscape L.A. Reid
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Daryl Simmons
Kevin Roberson
  • Also known as "Slave 2 the Rhythm"
  • Michael Jackson worked on the song during the Dangerous sessions and completed it in 1998
  • Leaked on to the internet in 2010
  • Justin Bieber recorded a duet version featuring Michael Jackson which was leaked in August 2013. This version was unauthorized by the Michael Jackson Estate and has since made attempts to remove the song from as many sites and YouTube channels as possible.
  • The song was featured in a Sony smartphone commercial in February 2014
"Smile" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Charlie Chaplin
John Turner
Geoffrey Parsons
  • Originally an instrumental theme from Charlie Chaplin's 1936 film Modern Times  
  • Vocal cover of lyrics originally sung by Nat King Cole
"Smooth Criminal" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Evolved from "Al Capone" and "Chicago 1945"
"Somebody's Watching Me" 1984 Somebody's Watching Me Kennedy Gordy
"Someone in the Dark" 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Alan Bergman
Marilyn Bergman
Rod Temperton
  • Originally released on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) for a limited time
"Someone Put Your Hand Out" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
  • Released May 1992 as an exclusive Pepsi promotional single
  • Later released on The Ultimate Collection (2004)
"Somethin' Special" 1981 The Dude Rod Temperton
  • Quincy Jones featuring Patti Austin and backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Song Groove (AKA Abortion Papers)" 2012 Bad 25 Michael Jackson
  • Also known as "Abortion Papers" and "Song Groove (Abortion Papers)"
"So Why" 1982 Wolf John Gibson
  • Bill Wolfer with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Speechless" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
"Speed Demon" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Remix with Nero released on Bad 25 (2012)
"State of Independence" 1982 Donna Summer Jon Anderson
Vangelis
  • Donna Summer featuring background vocals by Michael Jackson, Brenda Russell, James Ingram, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Loggins, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder and various artists
"Stranger in Moscow" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
"Streetwalker" 2001 Bad (Special Edition) Michael Jackson
  • Evolved into "Dangerous"
"Sunset Driver" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
  • Originally scheduled to appear on the special edition reissue of Off the Wall (1979) in 2001, but withdrawn
"Superfly Sister" 1997 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson
Bryan Loren
  • Originally recorded for the Dangerous album
"Tabloid Junkie" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
James Harris III
Terry Lewis
"Take Me Back" 1975 Forever, Michael Edward Holland, Jr.
Brian Holland
"Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin' (Too Good to Be True)" 1984 Dynamite Michael Omartian
Bruce Sudano
Jay Gruska
"That's What Love Is Made Of" 1986 Looking Back to Yesterday Smokey Robinson
Robert Rogers
Warren Moore
  • The Miracles cover
"The Dude" 1981 The Dude Rod Temperton
Patti Austin
  • Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram and Michael Jackson
"The Girl Is Mine" 1982 Thriller Michael Jackson
"The Lady in My Life" 1982 Thriller Rod Temperton
"The Lost Children" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
  • Features Jackson's son Prince and Aldo Cascio
"The Man" 1983 Pipes of Peace Paul McCartney
Michael Jackson
  • Paul McCartney with Michael Jackson
"The Way You Make Me Feel" 1987 Bad Michael Jackson
  • Evolved from "Hot Fever" which was written in 1985
"There Must Be More to Life Than This" 2014 Queen Forever Freddie Mercury
  • Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson recorded the duet during 1981–1983 along with two other songs, "Victory" and "State of Shock" ("State of Shock" was re-recorded with Mick Jagger and released on The Jacksons's album Victory (1984))
  • Song was released as a solo song by Mercury on his album Mr. Bad Guy (1985)
  • Reworked duet version released on Queen's album Queen Forever (2014)
"They Don't Care About Us" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
"This Had to Be" 1980 Light Up the Night Michael Jackson
Louis Johnson
George Johnson
  • The Brothers Johnson with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"This Is It" 2009 This Is It Michael Jackson
Paul Anka
  • Originally recorded as a duet with Paul Anka in 1983 under the title "I Never Heard"
  • Sa-Fire recorded "I Never Heard" for the album I Wasn't Born Yesterday (1991)
  • Duet version with Paul Anka released on Anka's album Duets (2013)
"This Time Around" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson
Dallas Austin
Bruce Swedien
René Moore
Christopher Wallase
  • Rap by The Notorious B.I.G.
"Threatened" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
  • Contains snippets of Rod Serling's narration from the TV show The Twilight Zone
"Thriller" 1982 Thriller Rod Temperton
  • Evolved from "Starlight"
"Thriller Megamix" 2008 King of Pop (UK Deluxe Edition)

James Ingram, Rod Temperton & Michael Jackson||* Only on the UK Deluxe Edition.||[71]

"To Make My Father Proud" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Bob Crewe
Larry Weiss
  • Original version released on Anthology (1995)
"To Satisfy You" 1992 Music for the New World Bryan Loren
Michael Jackson
  • Bryan Loren with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Todo Mi Amor Eres Tu" 2001 Bad (Special Edition) Michael Jackson
Rubén Blades
  • Duet with Siedah Garrett
"Todo Para Ti" 2001 Michael Jackson
Rubén Blades
  • Recorded with various artists
  • Charity song for the victims of the September 11 attacks
  • Spanish version of "What More Can I Give"
"Too Young" 1973 Music & Me Sidney Lippman
Sylvia Dee
  • Nat King Cole cover
"Touch the One You Love" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Artie Wayne
George S. Clinton
  • Original version released on Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection (2009)
"Turn on the Action" 1981 The Dude Rod Temperton
  • Quincy Jones featuring Patti Austin and backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Twenty-Five Miles" 1987 The Original Soul of Michael Jackson Edwin Starr
Bert Berns
Jerry Ragovoy
Johnny Bristol
Harvey Fuqua
  • Edwin Starr cover
  • Original version released on Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection (2009)
"Unbreakable" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
Nora Payne
Robert Smith
Christopher Wallace
  • Rap by The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Background vocals by Brandy Norwood
"Up Again" 1973 Music & Me Freddie Perren
Christine Yarian
"Voice-Over Intro/Voice-Over Session From Thriller" 2001 Thriller (Special Edition)

Rod Temperton|| ||[72]

"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" 1982 Thriller Michael Jackson
  • Remix include new Jackson vocal recorded in 2007
"We Are Here to Change the World" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
John Barnes
"We Are the World" 1985 We Are the World Michael Jackson
Lionel Richie
  • Recorded with USA for Africa
  • Solo demo version released on The Ultimate Collection (2004)
  • 25th anniversary version for Haiti released in 2010
"We're Almost There" 1975 Forever, Michael Edward Holland, Jr.
Brian Holland
"We've Got a Good Thing Going" 1972 Ben Berry Gordy
Freddie Perren
Alphonzo Mizell
Deke Richards
"We've Got Forever" 1975 Forever, Michael Elliot Willensky
"We've Had Enough" 2004 The Ultimate Collection Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
LaShawn Daniels
Carole Bayer Sager
"What Goes Around Comes Around" 1972 Ben Allen Levinsky
Arthur Stokes
Dana Meyers
Floyd Weatherspoon
"What More Can I Give" 2001 Michael Jackson
  • Recorded with various artists
  • Charity song for the victims of the September 11 attacks
  • Spanish version titled "Todo Para Ti"
  • Solo version leaked online in December 2016
"Whatever Happens" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Teddy Riley
Gil Cang
Jasmine Quay
Geoffrey Williams
  • Guitar and whistle solo by Carlos Santana
"Whatzupwitu" 1993 Love's Alright Eddie Murphy
Trenten Gumbs
  • Eddie Murphy with Michael Jackson
"When I Come of Age" 1986 Looking Back to Yesterday Hal Davis
Don Fletcher
Weldon Dean Parks
"Who Is It" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
"Who's Lookin' for a Lover" 1986 Looking Back to Yesterday J.D. Hilliard
L. Ware
"Who's Right, Who's Wrong" 1979 Keep the Fire Kenny Loggins
Richard Page
  • Kenny Loggins with backing vocals by Michael Jackson
"Why" 1995 Brotherhood Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
  • 3T with Michael Jackson
  • A solo version was recorded by Michael Jackson but remains unreleased
"Why You Wanna Trip on Me" 1991 Dangerous Teddy Riley
Bernard Belle
"Will You Be There" 1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson
  • Theme from Free Willy (1993)
  • Choir arrangement by Andrae Crouch
"Wings of My Love" 1972 Got to Be There Berry Gordy
Freddie Perren
Alphonzo Mizell
Deke Richards
"With a Child's Heart" 1973 Music & Me Sylvia Moy
Henry Cosby
Vicki Basemore
  • Stevie Wonder cover
"Workin' Day and Night" 1979 Off the Wall Michael Jackson
"Xscape" 2014 Xscape Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
  • Also known as "Xcape" and "Escape"
  • Recorded during the Invincible recording sessions
  • Leaked onto the Internet in 2002, resulting in Michael Jackson's attorneys threatening legal action against sites that did not remove download access to the track
"Yeah" 1993 Love's Alright Eddie Murphy
  • Eddie Murphy with backing vocals by Michael Jackson and variors artists
"You Are My Life" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Carole Bayer Sager
John McClain
  • Written for Michael Jackson's children
"You Are Not Alone" 1995 HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I R. Kelly
"You Are There" 1975 Forever, Michael Sam Brown III
Randy Meitzenheimer
Christine Yarian
"You Can Cry on My Shoulder" 1972 Ben Berry Gordy
"You Can't Win" 1978 The Wiz Charlie Smalls
"You Rock My World" 2001 Invincible Michael Jackson
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
Nora Payne
  • Intro with Chris Tucker
  • Remix with Jay Z
"You're My Best Friend, My Love" 1976 Joyful Jukebox Music Sam Brown III & Christine Yarian * Michael Jackson with The Jackson 5 [73]
"You've Got a Friend" 1972 Got to Be There Carole King
  • Carole King cover
"You've Really Got a Hold on Me" 1984 Farewell My Summer Love Smokey Robinson
Ronald White
Robert Rogers
  • The Miracles cover
  • Original version released on Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection (2009)
  • The Jackson 5 version released on The Ultimate Rarities Collection 1: Motown Sings Motown Treasures (1998)



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