Well known American DJ Cassidy was given the challenge to select the music which would play at the Mid-Atlantic Ball to honour U.S. president elect Barack Obama, on the eve of his inauguration.
Michael’s ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’‘ was chosen amongst other songs with Cassidy indicating that he selected this song because it was “the perfect song for a new beginning”.
Source: People & MJWN with special thanks to Paul a.k.a. MJ Cool
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