Rod Temperton on working with Jackson
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Thriller songwriter on working with Jackson

Rod Temperton, the British songwriter best known for Michael Jackson's Thriller and Rock With You, has died.

In a statement, Jon Platt, chairman of music publisher Warner/Chappell, said Temperton died in London last week at the age of 66 following "a brief aggressive battle with cancer".

In a Newsnight interview he recalled working with Michael Jackson.

  • 05 Oct 2016