|Commodores Re-record "Nightshift" As MJ Tribute|
(23-6-2010) On June 25, 2009 the Commodores performed at Wembley Arena in London. After their show they got the sad news that Michael Jackson had died. The following evening JD Nicholas substituted the word Michael for Jackie in their performance of their Grammy Award winning song “Nightshift.” That one change brought the audience to their feet. That's where the idea began to re-write the song as a tribute to Jackson.
The group, along with Dennis Lambert - one of the original writers - rewrote the lyrics to the song and re-recorded it. It is truly a heartfelt, beautiful tribute. They would like everyone to play the song in honor of Michael on the first anniversary of his death.
The Commodores toured with The Jackson 5 in the seventies. Following is an excerpt from the new lyrics…
“MICHAEL, he was a friend of mine
To listen to the song, please click here.
Source: MJFC / examiner.com
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