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OFF THE WALL

RELEASED: August 10, 1979

PRODUCER: Quincy Jones

KEY CONTRIBUTORS: Rod Temperton, Bruce Swedien, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, David Foster, Carol Bayer Sager, Tom Bahler, Patti Austin, Greg Phillinganes, Steve Porcaro, Paulinho Da Costa, Johnny Mandel, Jerry Hey

RECORDED: 1978-79 (Hayvenhurst Studio, Allen Zentz Studios, Westlake Studios)

ESTIMATED ALBUMS SOLD: 21 million

SONGS: 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

OTHER OFF THE WALL-ERA SONGS:

Ease on Down the Road, Sunset Driver, You Can’t Win

BOOKS/ARTICLES ABOUT OFF THE WALL:

Danielsen, Anne. “The Sound of Crossover: Micro-rhythm and Sonic Pleasure in Michael Jackson’s ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough.” Popular Music and Society. Vol. 35, no 2. May 2012.