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    Default Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    After all, ABC is arguably a more recognizable song in the world than The Love You Save, which is nonetheless present in the medley.

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    Because it wasn't part of the Victory tour setlist anymore?

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fuzball View Post
    Because it wasn't part of the Victory tour setlist anymore?

    This circumstance would not hurt to include in the next solo tours.

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    to be honest with you i like the love you save than abc. i know they basically have the same melody but the love you save is better in my opinion.



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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    abc is very popular



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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    IIRC the music director for This Is It asked Michael if he would perform the song and Michael said no because he felt he was too old to perform ABC, so he might have felt that way for his other tours too. And I think the reason why he performed it on the 30th anniversary shows was probably because he was out voted by the rest of his brothers.

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    Quote Originally Posted by analogue View Post
    IIRC the music director for This Is It asked Michael if he would perform the song and Michael said no because he felt he was too old to perform ABC, so he might have felt that way for his other tours too. And I think the reason why he performed it on the 30th anniversary shows was probably because he was out voted by the rest of his brothers.
    Yes, that was probably the reason. Michael probably felt that performing ABC in his 30s and 40s would look incredibly silly.

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    i don't think that's true. michael claim he did J5 songs because to show were he came from. if he didn't want do them anymore he could of at least do his later songs like dancing machine etc as an teenager that would been great. seeing michael doing the robot in his later years would been awesome.



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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    Quote Originally Posted by analogue View Post
    And I think the reason why he performed it on the 30th anniversary shows was probably because he was out voted by the rest of his brothers.
    That was all staged.

    And, it actually was about performing NCSG, LGS or IWYB.

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    My feeling is that they were already too old to sing ABC when it was released. It's an OK song, but I can do without it. I guess it's succesful because it's easy to remember. (I should have put that in the unpopular opinion thread.) Recently, I had this thought that the ABC album was "childier" and had a less "powerful" sound than "Diana Ross presents".

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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    Quote Originally Posted by NatureCriminal7896 View Post
    (...) dancing machine(...)
    I would have liked if he had sung it entirely in 2001, instead of having NSync doing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuzball View Post
    That was all staged.

    And, it actually was about performing NCSG, LGS or IWYB.
    I meant Michael was outvoted behind the scenes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxym View Post
    I would have liked if he had sung it entirely in 2001, instead of having NSync doing it.
    same while doing the robot.



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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    J5 was popular around adults too so it wasn't just for the kids to enjoy. yes J5 was for the kids but adults enjoy them too. to be honest not all J5 songs don't sound like it for kids some of them sounds kind of grown up and as of michael voice made adults like them more. they was always J5 until they left Motown and change their name to the jacksons. which i had no problem with because with them having the name jacksons made them feel more grown up in my opinion.



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    Default Re: Why didn't Michael include ABC as part of J5 Medley on his tours?

    I wish Michael could have mixed up the J5 medley a little more. Looking Through The Windows would have been great to hear

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