Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Try not to make an ass of yourself

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On the evening of July 6th, 1984, The Jacksons reunited and embarked on a 55-date tour of the U.S. and Canada. Prior to the Victory Tour's first show, the following "Good Luck" telegram was sent to Michael Jackson by his friend, Marlon Brando.

Transcript follows.

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Transcript
DEAR MICHAEL

THINKING ABOUT YOU THIS EVENING PLEASE TRY NOT TO MAKE AN ASS OF YOURSELF AND PLEASE FOR GOD'S SAKES DON'T FALL IN THE ORCHESTRA PIT.

MARLON
MARLON BRANDO
12900 MULHOLLAND DR
BEVERLY HILLS CA 90210