MM: Ben by Michael Jackson

Did you know that Ben is a song written for a 1972 Horror Movie with the same name? Ben is actually a A killer rat. It is a sequel film of Willard, another horror film.
Check this video to find out who's Ben.

And now, here's my song entry for this Week. The film's title theme song, "Ben," performed by Michael Jackson, became a #1 pop hit single. Later included on Jackson's album of the same name, "Ben" won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song is calm and mellow, which actually contrasts with the horror content of the film.

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  1. shopannies said...
    they were once on top of their game
    Stacy Uncorked said...
    I never knew the background of that song...very interesting! Happy MM! :)

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    Namz said...
    Still a nice ballad to listen to :)

    Happy MM!

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    Mystery Man said...
    you're right...such a stak contrast to the actual movie, but maybe that's one of the reasons it became such a big hit

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