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"Childhood" is a biographical reference to Jackson's difficult years as a youngster, such as the relationship with his father and the pressures of being world famous from such a young age—as the lead member of The Jackson 5. From a young age Jackson was physically and emotionally abused by his father through incessant rehearsals, whippings and derogatory name calling. Jackson's abuse as a child had affected him throughout his later life.

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Michael Jackson - Childhood Lyrics


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  • sad!!
  • This is heartbreaking. :( [4]
  • he was part of my childhood (:
  • This is heartbreaking. :( [3]
  • One of his best.
  • This is heartbreaking. :( [2]
  • This is heartbreaking. :(
  • "Before you judge me - try hard to love me"
  • I love the video. The cinematography, the colours, the feeling of the night... peter pan, disneyesque... beautiful. The music is outstanding and of course Michaels vocals are an instrument on their own. [2]
  • Excelent song

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