”You Are Not Alone,” the ballad he penned and coproduced for Michael Jackson’s HIStory, became the first single ever to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100, despite waning interest in the album.
Unearthing of the Week
A recently obtained copy of Nickelodeon’s You Can’t Do That on Television, a Canadian children’s series on which she was a regular, shows the then-preteen being slimed on camera.
Comeback of the Week
In keeping with the current rage for all things ’80s, the up-tempo reggae hybrid is given new life on Rancid’s latest disc, as well as on recent offerings by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Dance Hall Crashers, NOFX, and the Offspring.