80s Song of the Day: Say Say Say by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson

You never ever worry and you never shed a tear
You’re saying that my love ain’t real
Just look at my face, these tears ain’t drying


Say Say Say by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson was released on October 3, 1983, with Ode to a Koala Bear as the B side. It was a single from McCartney’s album Pipes of Peace.

The song became Jackson’s seventh Top 10 hit inside a year. It was a No. 1 hit in the United States, Canada, Norway, Sweden, and several other countries. It reached No. 2 in the United Kingdom.

Watch the song’s music video, which is credited with the introduction of dialogue and storyline to music videos. In the video, McCartney and Jackson play two con artists called Mac and Jack.


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