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October 26th, 2009
09:39 AM ET

The Legend Lives On: Jackson's estate raking in millions

Michael Jackson's new CD goes on sale today, and on Wednesday a documentary about his final days – with footage of his last rehearsals – debuts around the world.

The CD and the film are both called "This Is It." They're expected to rake in hundreds of millions of dollars for Jackson's estate.

As Kareen Wynter reports – Michael Jackson may be gone, but his legend lives on.

Filed under: Entertainment • The Legend Lives On
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  1. Joane Johnson

    He never ceased to do what he was supposed to, entertain. From the first concert tour, 'I want you Back' which my 4 sisters and I attended at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Oh, 1970 at 19 yrs old, to watching my children and my sister's children dance to 'Dancing machine', "let's Dance, Let's Shout....", laughing at 'Ben'. Watching my youngest at 3 lay on the couch with her legs crossed listening to her birthday gift, 'Thriller' at 34. The jackets. Learning the steps. Watching him grow to a wonderful performer. One of the few people I will listen to, today, music from 30+ yrs ago. The others are Motown(especially my Tempts), Santana, Chicago, Carly Simon, Aretha Franklin and a lot of others before I would listen to just about anyone new, today. We still listen. I am 60. Our children are 36, 35, 29 and now our grandchildren have picked up the banner. To hear an 18 month old singing 'Beat It' and try to do the steps, or the oldest at 7, singing 'PYT' or 'Rock With You', his favorites, is 'music' to my ears.

    October 27, 2009 at 2:12 pm |
  2. Diane

    Does it make any sense that we find the most talented people and make them so rich that they never again have to do what we appreciate them for?

    October 26, 2009 at 9:49 am |