Complete List Of Michael Jackson Albums And Discography

Michael Jackson Albums

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This Complete List Of Michael Jackson Albums And Songs presents the full discography of Michael Jackson studio albums. No introduction is needed for Michale Jackson  This complete Michael Jackson discography also includes select live and compilation albums. All these legendary Michael Jackson albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Michael Jackson album as well as all original album covers. Every Michael Jackson album listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.


Got to Be There

Released January 24, 1972

CD Track Listings:

  1. Ain’t No Sunshine
  2. I Wanna Be Where You Are
  3. Girl Don’t Take Your Love from Me
  4. In Our Small Way
  5. Got to Be There
  6. Rockin’ Robin
  7. Wings of My Love
  8. Maria (You Were the Only One)
  9. Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone
  10. You’ve Got a Friend


Released August 4, 1972

CD Track Listings:

  1. Ben
  2. Greatest Show on Earth
  3. People Make the World go Round
  4. We’ve Got a Good Thing Going
  5. Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
  6. My Girl
  7. What Goes Around Comes Around
  8. In Our Small Way
  9. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
  10. You Can Cry on My Shoulder

Music & Me

Released April 13, 1973

CD Track Listings:

  1. With a Child’s Heart
  2. Up Again
  3. All the Things You Are
  4. Happy
  5. Too Young
  6. Doggin’ Around
  7. Euphoria
  8. Morning Glow
  9. Johnny Raven
  10. Music and Me

Forever, Michael

Released January 16, 1975

CD Track Listings:

  1. We’re Almost There
  2. Take Me Back
  3. One Day in Your Life
  4. Cinderella Stay Awhile
  5. We’ve Got Forever
  6. Just a Little Bit of You
  7. You Are There
  8. Dapper Dan
  9. Dear Michael
  10. I’ll Come Home To You

Off the Wall

Released August 10, 1979

CD Track Listings:

  1. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  2. Rock With You
  3. Workin’ Day And Night
  4. Get On The Floor
  5. Off The Wall
  6. Girlfriend
  7. She’s Out Of My Life
  8. I Can’t Help It
  9. It’s The Falling In Love
  10. Burn This Disco Out


Released November 30, 1982

CD Track Listings:

1. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’
2. Baby Be Mine
3. The Girl Is Mine
4. Thriller
5. Beat It
6. Billie Jean
7. Human Nature
8. P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing)
9. The Lady In My Life


Released August 31, 1987

CD Track Listings:

  1. Bad
  2. The Way You Make Me Feel
  3. Speed Demon
  4. Liberian Girl
  5. Just Good Friends – featuring Stevie Wonder
  6. Another Part of Me
  7. Man In the Mirror
  8. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
  9. Dirty Diana
  10. Smooth Criminal
  11. Leave Me Alone


Released November 26, 1991

CD Track Listings:

  1. Jam
  2. Why You Wanna Trip On Me
  3. In The Closet
  4. She Drives Me Wild
  5. Remember the Time
  6. Can’t Let Her Get Away
  7. Heal The World
  8. Black Or White
  9. Who Is It
  10. Give In To Me
  11. Will You Be There
  12. Keep the Faith
  13. Gone Too Soon
  14. Dangerous

HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I

Released June 20, 1995

CD Track Listings:

Disc 1: HIStory Begins/Greatest Hits: HIStory, Volume I

  1. Billie Jean (from Thriller, 1982)
  2. The Way You Make Me Feel (from Bad, 1987)
  3. Black or White (from Dangerous, 1991)
  4. Rock With You (from Off the Wall, 1979)
  5. She’s Out Of My Life (from Off the Wall, 1979)
  6. Bad (from Bad, 1987)
  7. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You (duet with Siedah Garrett) (from Bad, 1987)
  8. Man in the Mirror (from Bad, 1987)
  9. Thriller (from Thriller, 1982)
  10. Beat It (from Thriller, 1982)
  11. The Girl Is Mine (duet with Paul McCartney) (from Thriller, 1982)
  12. Remember the Time (from Dangerous, 1991)
  13. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough (from Off the Wall, 1979)
  14. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ (from Thriller, 1982)
  15. Heal the World (from Dangerous, 1991)

Disc 2: HIStory Continues

  1. Scream (Duet with Janet Jackson)
  2. They Don’t Care About Us
  3. Stranger In Moscow
  4. This Time Around
  5. Earth Song
  6. “D.S.”
  7. Money
  8. Come Together
  9. You Are Not Alone
  10. Childhood
  11. Tabloid Junkie
  12. 2 Bad
  13. HIStory
  14. Little Susie
  15. Smile


Released October 30, 2001

CD Track Listings:

  1. Unbreakable (with The Notorious B.I.G.)
  2. Heartbreaker
  3. Invincible
  4. Break of Dawn
  5. Heaven Can Wait
  6. You Rock My World
  7. Butterflies
  8. Speechless
  9. 2000 Watts
  10. You Are My Life
  11. Privacy (with Slash)
  12. Don’t Walk Away
  13. Cry
  14. The Lost Children
  15. Whatever Happens – with Carlos Santana
  16. Threatened


Released December 10, 2010

CD Track Listings:

  1. Hold My Hand – featuring Akon
  2. Hollywood Tonight
  3. Keep Your Head Up
  4. (I Like) The Way You Love Me
  5. Monster – featuring 50 Cent 
  6. Best of Joy
  7. Breaking News
  8. (I Can’t Make It) Another Day – featuring Lenny Kravitz
  9. Behind the Mask
  10. Much Too Soon


Released May 9, 2014

CD Track Listings:

1. Love Never Felt So Good (recorded 1983 during the Thriller era)
2. Chicago (recorded March 1999 for Invincible)
3. Loving You (recorded 1985 During the Bad sessions/Thriller Era)
4. A Place With No Name (recorded 1998 for the Invincible album)
5. Slave to the Rhythm (recorded 1990 for the Dangerous album)
6. Do You Know Where Your Children Are (recorded 1986 – 1990 during the Bad sessions and also for the Dangerous album.
7. Blue Gangsta (recorded 1998 – 1999 for Invincible)
8. Xscape (recorded 1999 – 2001 for Invincible)


Live at Wembley July 16, 1988

Released September 18, 2012

CD Track Listings:

This Is It

Released September 18, 2012

CD Track Listings:

1. “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'”
2. “Jam”
3. “They Don’t Care About Us”
4. “Human Nature”
5. “Smooth Criminal”
6. “The Way You Make Me Feel”
7. “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)”
8. “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You”
9. “Thriller”
10. “Beat It”
11. “Black Or White”
12. “Earth Song”
13. “Billie Jean”
14. “Man In The Mirror”
15. “This Is It”
16. “This Is It (Orchestra Version)”


There are close to forty official Michale Jackson compilation albums all just repeating the same songs. The ones below are the best and most different of the lot.

The Best of Michael Jackson

Released August 28, 1975

CD Track Listings:

One Day in Your Life

Released March 25, 1981

CD Track Listings:

  1. One Day in Your Life
  2. Don’t Say Goodbye Again – The Jackson 5
  3. You’re My Best Friend, My Love – The Jackson 5
  4. Take Me Back
  5. We’ve Got Forever
  6. It’s Too Late to Change the Time
  7. You Are There
  8. Dear Michael
  9. I’ll Come Home To You
  10. Make Tonight All Mine

18 Greatest Hits

Released June 1983

CD Track Listings:

  1. “One Day in Your Life” (from Forever, Michael)
  2. “Lookin’ Through the Windows” (from Lookin’ Through the Windows)
  3. “Got to Be There” (from Got to Be There)
  4. “Doctor My Eyes” (from Lookin’ Through the Windows)
  5. “Ben” (from Ben)
  6. “ABC” (from ABC)
  7. “We’re Almost There” (from Forever, Michael)
  8. “Skywriter” (from Skywriter)
  9. “Rockin’ Robin” (from Got to Be There)
  10. “Happy” (from Music & Me)
  11. “Ain’t No Sunshine” (from Got to Be There)
  12. “I’ll Be There” (from Third Album)
  13. “I Want You Back” (from Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5)
  14. “The Love You Save” (from ABC)
  15. “We’ve Got a Good Thing Going” (from Ben)
  16. “Mama’s Pearl” (from Third Album)
  17. “Never Can Say Goodbye” (from Maybe Tomorrow)
  18. “Hallelujah Day” (from Skywriter)

Farewell My Summer Love

Released May 8, 1984

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Don’t Let It Get You Down”
  2. “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me”
  3. “Melodie”
  4. “Touch the One You Love”
  5. “Girl You’re So Together”
  6. “Farewell My Summer Love”
  7. “Call on Me”
  8. “Here I Am (Come and Take Me)”
  9. “To Make My Father Proud”

Masters – The Millennium Collection:
The Best of Michael Jackson

Released 2000

CD Track Listings:

  1. Got to Be There
  2. I Wanna Be Where You Are
  3. Rockin’ Robin
  4. People Make the World go Round
  5. With a Child’s Heart
  6. Happy
  7. Ben
  8. We’re Almost There
  9. Just a Little Bit of You
  10. One Day in Your Life
  11. Music and Me

Number Ones

Released November 18, 2003

CD Track Listings:

  1. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  2. Rock With You
  3. Billie Jean
  4. Beat It
  5. Thriller
  6. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
  7. Bad
  8. Smooth Criminal
  9. The Way You Make Me Feel
  10. Man in the Mirror
  11. Dirty Diana
  12. Black or White
  13. You Are Not Alone
  14. Earth Song
  15. You Rock My World
  16. Break of Dawn
  17. One More Chance – unreleased
  18. Ben

The Essential Michael Jackson

Released July 19, 2005

CD Track Listings:

Disc 1:

  1. I Want You Back
  2. ABC
  3. The Love You Save
  4. Got to Be There
  5. Rockin’ Robin
  6. Ben
  7. Enjoy Yourself
  8. Blame It On The Boogie
  9. Shake Your Body
  10. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  11. Rock With You
  12. Off The Wall
  13. She’s Out Of My Life
  14. Can You Feel It
  15. The Girl Is Mine
  16. Billie Jean (Single Version)
  17. Beat It (Single Version)
  18. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ (Single Version)
  19. Human Nature (Album Version)
  20. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
  21. Thriller (Single Version)

Disc 2:

  1. Bad
  2. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
  3. Leave Me Alone
  4. The Way You Make Me Feel
  5. Man in the Mirror
  6. Dirty Diana
  7. Another Part Of Me
  8. Smooth Criminal
  9. Black or White
  10. Heal the World
  11. Remember the Time
  12. In The Closet
  13. Who Is It
  14. Will You Be There
  15. Dangerous
  16. You Are Not Alone
  17. You Rock My World


Released September 29, 2017

CD Track Listings:

  1. This Place Hotel (a.k.a. Hearthbreak Hotel)
  2. Thriller
  3. Blood on the Dance Floor
  4. Somebody’s Watching Me
  5. Dirty Diana (2012 Remaster)
  6. Torture
  7. Leave Me Alone (2012 Remaster)
  8. Scream
  9. Dangerous
  10. Unbreakable
  11. Xscape
  12. Threatened
  13. Ghosts
  14. Blood On The Dance Floor X Dangerous

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