1986

  • Another Part Of Me (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Appeared in the 3D Disney movie CAPTAIN EO (1986) shown at several
    Disneylands, premiered at the Epcot Centre in Orlando, Florida on September
    12, 1986. Its final screening was at Disneyland Paris on 16th August 1998.
    For the album BAD (1987) the song was reworked again.
    • (3:54) "Bad"
      (Album, Vinyl / CD, 1987 / 2001 Special Edition, digitally remastered)
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993

  • Crack Kills (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Features hip hop group Run DMC which is given credit in the booklet
    of the album BAD (1987) (Special Edition, 2001). Due to tensions
    between both sides the song finally did not make the album BAD (1987).

    Early unfinished lyrics of this song have been sold by auction twice:
    first in November 2005 and once again online via Ebay in 2006

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • Don't Be Messin' Around (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987)
    Source: Bruce Swedien upon the release of his book IN THE STUDIO
    WITH MICHAEL JACKSON
    in July 2009 (ISBN-13: 978-1423464952)
    "[One of my favorite songs] is 'Don't Be Messin' Around'. Michael plays
    piano on it, and it's just beautiful. Oh my god, there's nothing like it."


  • Heaven Is Here (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson

  • Pyramid Girl (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Demo of Liberian Girl (1987)


  • Streetwalker (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987),
    replaced by Another Part Of Me (1986)

    From a part of its rhythmic melody Michael supposedly
    developed the Early Version of Dangerous (1989) later
    • (digitally remastered, 5:49) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 1999)
    • (digitally remastered, 5:49) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release, CD, 2001)
    • (digitally remastered, 5:49) "Cry"
      (Single, CD, 2001 Europe)
    Sources:
    • British magazine Revolution in 1987
    • Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993
  • The Price Of Fame (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Scheduled to head a then brand-new advertising contract with Pepsi,
    but was canceled and replaced by Bad - Pepsi Advertising Version

    Source: United States Copyright Office (registered in March 1987)


  • We Are Here To Change The World (1986) (Michael Jackson, John Barnes)
    Michael Jackson
    Appeared in the 3D Disney movie CAPTAIN EO (1986) shown at several
    Disneylands, premiered at the Epcot Centre in Orlando, Florida on September
    12, 1986. Its final screening was at Disneyland Paris on 16th August 1998.
    • (Cover Version, _:__) Deniece Williams: "As Good As It Gets"
      (Album, CD, 1988)
    • (2:53) "The Ultimate Collection"
      (Compilation, CD, 2004)
  • Who's Bad (1986) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: Not to be confused with the so-called "False Fade"
    which is part of "Bad - Extended Dance Mix" (8:23)


1987

  • Bad - Pepsi Advertising Version (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Headed a then brand-new advertising contract with Pepsi,
    replaced the scheduled but canceled The Price Of Fame

    Source: United States Copyright Office (registered in March 1987)


  • Black Or White - Demo (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson

  • Cheater (1987) (Michael Jackson, Greg Phillinganes)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987)
    The song was reworked in 2000 for the album INVINCIBLE (2001)
    • (Radio Edit, digitally remastered, 4:01) "Cheater"
      (Promo-Single, CD, 2004)
    • (digitally remastered, 5:09) "The Ultimate Collection"
      (Compilation, CD, 2004)
    See also: --> Cheater - Reworked Version (2000)

  • Chicago 1945 (1987) (Michael Jackson, Steve Porcaro)
    Supposed alternative title: Chicago Nights
    (as seen in the movie MOONWALKER (1988))

    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987)
    The song was reworked in 2000 for the album INVINCIBLE (2001)

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993
    See also: --> Chicago 1945 - Reworked Version (2000)


  • Creep (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
    (but has to be prior to 1994).

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • Fly Away (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987)
    • (Cover Version - including Michael Jackson's vocals (with additional ones), 4:44)
      Rebbie Jackson: "Yours Faithfully"
      (Album, CD, 1998)
    • (Cut Version, digitally remastered, 2:46) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 1999)
    • (digitally remastered, 3:26) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release, CD, 2001)
    Source: Michael Jackson's copyright hearing in 1994

  • Get Around (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987)
    The song was reworked in 2000 for the album INVINCIBLE (2001)

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993
    See also: --> Get Around - Reworked Version (2000)


  • Get It (1987) (Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder)
    Duet with Stevie Wonder
    • (4:32) Stevie Wonder: "Characters"
      (Album, CD, 1987)
    • (4:32, and 7'' Edit - _:__, and 12'' Edit - 6:58)
      Stevie Wonder: "Get It"
      (Single, CD, 1988)
  • Girl Of Another Love (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson

  • Groove Of Midnight (1987) (Rod Temperton)
    Michael Jackson
    Michael can be heard singing it a bit on a leaked snippet
    from a recording session for the album BAD (1987)
    • (Cover Version, _:__) Siedah Garrett: "Kiss"
      (Album, CD, 1988)
  • Je ne veux pas la fin de nous (1987) (Michael Jackson, Christine "Coconut" Decroix)
    Duet with Siedah Garrett
    French Version of I Just Can't Stop Loving You (1987)
    (4:04) LEAKED


  • Someone Put Your Hand Out - Early Version (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album BAD (1987).
    The song was later reworked and finished in 1992.
    • (4:33) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 1999)
    See also: --> Someone Put Your Hand Out (1992)

  • Time Out For The Burglar (1987) (???, Jackie Jackson, Randy Jackson)
    Original title: Time Out
    The Jacksons (without Michael Jackson)
    Theme of the Whoopi Goldberg movie BURGLAR (1987)
    • (4:15) "Time Out For The Burglar"
      (7'' Single, Vinyl, 1987 Germany/Japan)
  • Todo Mi Amor Eres Tú (1987) (Michael Jackson, Rubén Blades)
    Duet with Siedah Garrett
    Spanish Version of I Just Can't Stop Loving You (1987)
    • (4:05) "Bad - Limited Edition"
      (Album, CD, 1987 Europe / Latin America)
    • (4:05) "I Just Can't Stop Loving You / Todo Mi Amor Eres Tú"
      (Limited 7'' Single, CD, 1987 Spain / Columbia)
    • (4:05) "Bad" + "I Just Can't Stop Loving You / Todo Mi Amor Eres Tú"
      (Limited bundle - album "Bad" plus the above limited 7'' Single, both CD, 1987 Mexico)
    • (4:05, and Spanglish Version (with spanish chorus) - 3:43)
      "Todo Mi Amor Eres Tú"
      (Limited 12'' Single, CD, 1987 USA)
    • (4:05) "Signature Series"
      (Limited E.P., CD, 1992 USA)
    • (digitally remastered, 4:05) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 1999)
    • (digitally remastered, 4:05) "Bad - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release, CD, 2001)
  • Turning Me Off (1987) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Supposed to be an outtake of the album BAD (1987)
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


1988

  • A Pretty Face Is (1974) (Stevie Wonder)
    Alternative title: A Pretty Face
    Supposed duet with Stevie Wonder for Stevie's album
    CHARACTERS (1988) or song intended for The Jackson 5

    Source: Stevie Wonder in an interview in Japan in 1988


  • Color Of My Soul (1988) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
    (but has to be prior to 1994).
    Brother Randy also recorded a demo with an unknown female singer,
    titled Color Of Love


  • Come Together (1968) (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
    Michael Jackson
    Cover Version of a hit by The Beatles
    A live version with crowd appeared in the movie MOONWALKER (1988)
    • (_:__) "Decade 1979-1989"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, 2x 33⅓ rpm LP, 1989)
    • (_:__) "Decade 1980-1990"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, ?Format?, 1990)
    • (Uncut Studio Version, 5:27) "Remember The Time"
      (Single, CD, 1992)
    • (Uncut Studio Version, 5:27) "Jam"
      (Promo-Single, CD, 1992 Australia)
    • (Cut Studio Version, digitally remastered, 4:02) "HIStory - Past, Present And Future - Book I"
      (Album, CD, 1995)
  • Lonely Bird (1988) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
    (but has to be prior to 1994).

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • Neverland Landing (1988) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Notes:
    • On the internet a FAKE has been circulating,
      but the song is indeed Wayfaring Stranger by Tom Fox!
    • The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
      (but has to be prior to 1994).
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993

  • People Have To Make Some Kind Of Joke (1988) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven.
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • Strawberry Fields Forever (1966) (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
    Michael Jackson
    Cover Version of a hit by The Beatles
    • (_:__) "Decade 1979-1989"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, 2x 33⅓ rpm LP, 1989)
  • Throwin' Your Life Away (1988) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Source: United States Copyright Office (registered in September 1988)


1989

  • Alright Now (1989) (Michael Jackson, John Barnes)
    Michael Jackson
    Supposed to be an outtake of the album DANGEROUS (1991)
    • (Cover Version, _:__) Ralph Tresvant: "Ralph Tresvant"
      (Album, CD, 1990)
  • Bottle Of Smoke (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Supposed to be an outtake of the album DANGEROUS (1991)

  • Dangerous - Early Version (1989)
    Alternative titles: Dangerous - Alternative Version, Dangerous - Demo
    (Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell, Teddy Riley)
    Michael Jackson
    Michael supposedly developed this song from a part
    of the rhythmic melody of Streetwalker (1986)
    • (incl. a short extra verse - 6:55) "Dangerous"
      (Album Test Pressing, DAT (digital audio tape), 1990)
    • (digitally remastered, 6:38) "Dangerous - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 2000)
    • (digitally remastered, 6:40) "The Ultimate Collection"
      (Compilation, CD, 2004)
    (incl. a short extra verse - 6:55) LEAKED (on July 7th, 2002)
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Colorado in February 1994


  • Deep In The Night (1989) (Michael Jackson, Bryan Loren)
    Michael Jackson
    Produced by Bryan Loren
    Recorded for the album DANGEROUS (1991).


  • For All Time (1982) (Michael Sherwood, David Paich, Steve Porcaro)
    Michael Jackson
    A demo was originally recorded for the album THRILLER, but as
    the song did not make the album, it was later re-recorded, but
    again became an outtake, this time of the album DANGEROUS (1991).
    • (1989 recording, 4:07) "Dangerous"
      (Album Test Pressing, DAT (digital audio tape), 1990)
    (1989 recording, 4:07) LEAKED (on July 7th, 2002)
    Source: CMRRA (Song #: 414155)
    see also: --> For All Time - Demo (1982)


  • Heal The World - Early Version (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Alternative titles: Heal The World - Alternative Version, Heal The World - Demo
    Michael Jackson
    • (_:__) "Decade 1979-1989"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, 2x 33⅓ rpm LP, 1989)
    • (_:__) "Decade 1980-1990"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, ?Format?, 1990)
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993

  • I Have This Love Of Me (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
    (but has to be prior to 1994).

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • If You Don't Love Me (1989) (Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley, Bernard Belle)
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album DANGEROUS (1991)
    • (Original Version, 4:34) "Dangerous"
      (Album Test Pressing, DAT (digital audio tape), 1990)
    • (Edited Version, digitally remastered, 4:13) "Dangerous - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 2000)
    (Original Version, 4:34) LEAKED (on July 7th, 2002)
    (Edited Version, 4:13) LEAKED (on December 5th, 2007)


  • I'll Be There - Adult Version (1970)
    (Bob West, Harold Davies, Willie Hutch, Berry Gordy Jr.)
    Michael Jackson
    Parts of the newly recorded song were used 1993
    in a Pepsi TV Commercial which has been released
    on the VHS/DVD Dangerous - The Short Films (1993/2001)
    • (_:__) "Decade 1980-1990"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, ?Format?, 1990)
  • It Doesn't Really Matter (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Early Version of Who Is It
    • (_:__) "Decade 1979-1989"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, 2x 33⅓ rpm LP, 1989)
  • Keep Her (1989) (???)
    The Jacksons (without Michael Jackson)
    Outtake of the album 2300 JACKSON STREET (1989)
    • (4:07) "2300 Jackson Street"
      (Single, CD, July 1989 USA / August 1989 UK)
  • Llama Lola (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
    (but has to be prior to 1994).

    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • Make Or Break (1989) (Michael Jackson, John Barnes)
    Alternative titles: For God's Sake, Make A Break
    Michael Jackson
    Supposed to be an outtake of the album DANGEROUS (1991)
    Source: Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993


  • Mind Is The Magic (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Alternative title: Siegfried & Roy
    Michael Jackson
    Produced & arranged by Bryan Loren
    All tracks also played by Bryan Loren
    Theme song of Siegfried & Roy's "Beyond Belief Show" in Las Vegas
    • (6:23) Siegfried & Roy: "Dreams And Illusions"
      (Album, CD, 1995 Germany)
    • (6:23) Siegfried & Roy: "The Secret Gallery"
      (Album, CD, 2001)
    Note: There is an infamous FAKE circulating on the web which
    has a short kind of intro plus additional cheap computermade
    sound effects! (the FAKE version has a playtime of 6:33)

    Source: United States Copyright Office
    (two versions - vocal and instrumental - registered in January 1990)


  • Monkey Business (1989) (Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell)
    Original title: Too Much Monkey Business
    Michael Jackson
    Outtake of the album DANGEROUS (1991)
    • (5:45) "Dangerous"
      (Album Test Pressing, DAT (digital audio tape), 1990)
    • (5:45) "Promo Flight Only"
      (E.P. Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 1991)
    • (digitally remastered, 5:45) "Dangerous - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 2000)
    • (digitally remastered, 5:45) "The Ultimate Collection"
      (Compilation, CD, 2004)
    (5:45) previously LEAKED (on July 7th, 2002)
    Sources:
    • British magazine Revolution in 1991
    • Michael Jackson's court deposition in Mexico in November 1993
  • Never Can Say Goodbye - Adult Version (1971) (Clifton Davis)
    Michael Jackson
    • (_:__) "Decade 1980-1990"
      (Compilation Test Pressing, ?Format?, 1990)
  • Please Come Back To Me (1989) (Mike Dailey, Robert Brookins)
    The Jacksons (without Michael Jackson)
    Outtake of the album 2300 JACKSON STREET (1989)
    • (_:__) "2300 Jackson Street"
      (12'' Single, CD, August 1989)
  • Seven Digits (1989) (Michael Jackson, Bryan Loren)
    Michael Jackson
    Produced by Bryan Loren
    One of around 20-25 songs that Michael
    and Bryan Loren worked on for the album DANGEROUS (1991).

    Sources:
  • Splash We Can Get Wet Babe (1989) (Michael Jackson,
    Joseph Jackson, Danny Brack Jr., Danny Brack Sr.)
    Michael Jackson
    Note: The year the song was written and recorded is unproven
    (but has to be prior to 1994).


  • Stay - Early Version (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Michael Jackson


  • When I Look At You (1989) (???)
    The Jacksons (without Michael Jackson)
    Outtake of the album 2300 JACKSON STREET (1989)
    • (4:20) "2300 Jackson Street"
      (12'' Single, Vinyl, August 1989 UK)
    • (4:20) "2300 Jackson Street"
      (7'' Single, Vinyl, 1989 Holland)
  • Who Is It - Alternative Version (1989) (Michael Jackson)
    Alternative title: Who Is It - Demo
    Michael Jackson
    • (7:50) "Dangerous"
      (Album Test Pressing, DAT (digital audio tape), 1990)
    (7:50) LEAKED (on July 7th, 2002)
    Source: British magazine Revolution in 1989


  • Work That Body (1989) (Michael Jackson, Bryan Loren)
    Michael Jackson
    Produced by Bryan Loren
    Outtake of the album DANGEROUS (1991)
    Samples a bit of ABC (1970) by The Jackson 5
    • (3:29) "Dangerous - Special Edition"
      (Album Re-release Test Pressing, Acetate CD, 2000)
    Sources: (3:29) LEAKED (on December 5th, 2007)

  • You Were There (1989) (Michael Jackson, Alan "Buz" Kohan)
    Michael Jackson
    (ca. 2:08) Performed live for Sammy Davis Jr.'s 60th anniversary
    on 13th November 1989 at the Shrine Auditorium

    Source: United States Copyright Office (registered in December 1989)