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Fall Out Boy

Beat It

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“Beat It” is a song written and performed by American recording artist Michael Jackson, and produced by Quincy Jones (with co-production by Jackson). It is the third single from the singer’s sixth solo album, Thriller (1982). Dutch-American guitarist Eddie Van Halen was tapped to add the song’s distinctive overdriven guitar solo, but was prevented by his record label from appearing in the music video. He did appear on stage with Jackson in Dallas during the Jackson brothers “Victory Tour.“ Following the successful chart performances of the Thriller singles “The Girl Is Mine” and “Billie Jean”, “Beat It” was released on February 14, 1983 as the album’s third single. The song was promoted with a short film that featured Jackson bringing two gangs together... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ No one wants to be defeated ... Showin' how funky and strong is your fight ... Just beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it

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Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


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