Friday, September 12, 2014

Director/Producer Dan O'Dowd, Releases Never Before Seen Backstage Footage of Michael Jackson 1984 Grammy Win

 Daniel O'Dowd just uploaded  the unseen footage  Of Michael Jackson's Huge Grammy Award Win for Thriller on his Youtube channel.

 The behind the scene footage shows a back stage photo op,  MJ being congratulated by James Brown, singing a Pointer Sister's song "Automatic", dancing with Webster star, Emanuel Lewis and footage of him with Brook Shields his date for the evening.

When Michael Jackson had his big Grammy win, O'Dowd was there and went on to handle a number of Jackson projects.over the years, including Victory Tour/Sony Director, Epic/Sony/CBS Director of  'Making of Michael Jackson and worked with Michael's licensing division. Today Dan is the owner of Dan O'Dowd Productions, Black Ops VideoCams

The 26th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1984 at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1983. Michael Jackson won a record eight awards during the show.  The Album of the Year went to Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson for Thriller.

Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones 1984 Grammy Awards- Corbis 

Michael Jackson's big Grammy Win behind the scenes

Published on Sep 9, 2014

You can read Dan O'Dowd's impressive Bio HERE (Pdf file)

Pictures from Dan's photo Album

SourceUK loves MJ, Dan O'Dowd Linkedin, Youtube

Includes FREE MP3 version of the album.

Thriller Available on iTunes 

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