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Smokey Robinson – Legendary singer, songwriter and producer
“If a great writer is a poet and a great poet is a genius, then Smokey Robinson is a miracle….” – Diana Ross
Smokey Robinson founded The Miracles when he was in high school. They were Barry Gordy’s first vocal group and “Shop Around” was the first Motown Number One hit.
Other songs Smokey wrote for The Miracles include
- “You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me”
- “The Tracks Of My Tears”
- “Ooo Baby Baby”
- “More Love”
- “Going To A Go-Go”
- “Tears Of A Clown”
- “I Second That Emotion”
Smokey Robnson wrote and produced hits for other Motown stars, including Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Mary Wells, Brenda Hollaway and many more. These songs include
- “You Beat Me To The Punch”
- “Ain’t That Peculiar”
- “My Guy”
- “The Way You Do The Things You Do”
- “Don’t Mess With Bill”
- “Get Ready”
- “Two Lovers”
Smokey Robinson then turned to a solo career with hits including
- “Being With You”
- “Quiet Storm”
- “Just To See Hee”
Smokey Robinson’s many awards include
- Grammy Living Legend Award
- Honorary Doctorate Howard University
- NARAS Lifetime Achievement Award
- Kennedy Center Honors
- National Medal of Arts Award
- Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
- MusiCares’ Stevie Ray Vaughn Award
Smokey Robinson has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
In his 50 year career, Smokey Robinson has written over 1,000 songs. He’s currently on a concert tour. On Saturday, March 4, 2023, he’ll be in Newark, New Jersey, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center – Prudential Hall for a concert beginning at 8 pm.
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