Michael Jackson's Tour Opens in Kansas City

Michael Jackson: Full NPR Music Archive

Michael Jackson 300

Pop artist Michael Jackson, center, is shown onstage at opening night of his Victory Tour at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif., on December 1, 1984. AP Photo/Lennox McLendon hide caption

itoggle caption AP Photo/Lennox McLendon

In this profile from All Things Considered aired on July 7, 1984, Lee Thorton travels to Kansas City, Mo. —where Michael Jackson's latest tour began in support of the album Thriller — to find out if the expensive concert extravaganza lived up to the hype.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.