If I had to pick one album for production…

I’ve always said that Nile Rodgers is my all time favorite producer, but if I had to pick one album for production it would hands down have to be the production Quincy Jones did on the Thriller album for Michael Jackson. All of the tracks on that album were amazing, but in particular my favorite track in “Wanna Be Startin’ Something.” In the vein of nothing is original in music… a bit of little known trivia here is that famous “Mama-say mama-sah ma-ma-coo-sah” hook at the end of the record was actually lifted from what is considered one of the very first disco records ever Manu Dibango’s “Soul Makossa.” And yes there was a lawsuit and Jackson had to pay a hefty price in the end…

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