Smokey Robinson
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1940-02-19
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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Biography (Wikipedia)

William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson was the founder and front man of the Motown vocal group the Miracles, for which he also served as the group's chief songwriter and producer. Robinson led the group from its 1955 origins as the Five Chimes until 1972 when he announced a retirement from the group to focus on his role as Motown's vice president.

However, Robinson returned to the music industry as a solo artist the following year, later scoring Top 10 solo hits such as "Cruisin'" (1979), "Being With You" (1981) and "Just to See Her" (1987). Following the sale of Motown Records in 1988, Robinson left the company in 1990. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. In 2016 Robinson will be awarded the Gershwin Prize for his lifetime contributions to popular music.

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Smokey Robinson Audio & Video


Smokey Robinson Tracks

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The Tracks Of My Tears
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The Tears Of A Clown
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The Tears Of A Clown
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I Second That Emotion
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I Second That Emotion
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Being With You
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Being With You
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Ooo Baby Baby
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Ooo Baby Baby
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Cruisin'
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Cruisin'
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Tears Of A Clown
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Tears Of A Clown
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Just My Soul Responding
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Just My Soul Responding
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I Don't Blame You At All
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I Don't Blame You At All
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Going To A Go-Go
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Going To A Go-Go
Playlists featuring Smokey Robinson
Lauren Laverne: People's Playlist
Lauren Laverne: People's Playlist
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Kermode & Mayo's Wittertainment Playlist
Kermode & Mayo's Wittertainment Playlist
Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist 2014
Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist 2014


Past BBC Events

Live at Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Castle
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Live at Edinburgh Castle

Live at Edinburgh Castle

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Edinburgh Castle
2013 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
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London
2013-09-08T10:48:40
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2013 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

2013 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

London

Latest Smokey Robinson News

  • Robinson receives Gershwin music honour
    Robinson receives Gershwin music honour
    Motown star Smokey Robinson is this year's recipient of the prestigious US Gershwin Prize for popular music.
  • 10 songs that prove that mother knows best
    10 songs that prove that mother knows best
    Pop music has always had plenty of motherly advice to offer, so tuck your shirt in, pull your socks up and read on.
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