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Michael Jackson's guitar player commends music legend

The electric guitar player who worked with Michael Jackson in the months before his death has paid tribute to the late singer.
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Electric guitar player Orianthi Panagaris has hailed her former colleague - the late Michael Jackson.

Panagaris spent three months working with the music legend in rehearsals for his planned comeback tour ahead of his sudden death.

Speaking to the Sunday Mail, the electric guitar player hailed Jackson as a "really sweet" man who had no ego.

"He had a presence but he had no front and would joke around and have fun," she commented.

Panagaris described the day after Jackson's death as a "really crazy" time, as the band and crew went to their rehearsal venue and pulled down the stage.

"Everyone was crying," she commented.

"The show would have been phenomenal."

Meanwhile, a previously unreleased Michael Jackson song called This Is It has just been unveiled for the first time.

The new track, which features the star's brothers on backing vocals, will soon be issued on a new Jackson compilation CD.

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Posted on 12 Oct 2009 11:59 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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