Say what you want about Michael Jackson's personal issues and seemingly overall weirdness, but the dude could flat out perform.

Not known for his skill with playing instruments, the King of Pop would take an alternate route for putting together demos.

Listen to the audio below, which was the demo that Jackson produced for his iconic 1982 hit "Beat It."

It's pretty incredible!

Michael Jackson - Beat It (Demo) [THIS IS IT] from Sol on Vimeo.

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