William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an Am... - dofaq.com
smokey robinson

William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an Am...

wikipedia - 04 Dec 2017
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.
smokey robinson

Community Awareness Series to host 41st annual MLK tribute

NJ.com - 19 Jan 2018
America's oldest continuous African-American male singing organization, the North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club, will perform at the Community Awareness Series' 41st annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tribute, the longest-running MLK event in Hudson ...
smokey robinson

El Dorado to host Governor's Conference on Tourism and ALFiE Awards

El Dorado News-Times - 19 Jan 2018
The goal of the $100-plus million MAD project is to transform El Dorado into an entertainment destination by renovating several downtown properties into a variety of arts, music, dining and recreation venues, which include the Griffin restaurant and ...
smokey robinson

Diana Ross' Childhood Home in Detroit Is on the Market for $133K

Realtor.com News - 17 Jan 2018
According to the biography, it was while living there that Ross met the 15-year-old William ("Smokey") Robinson, who would rehearse with his group on their front steps. The family of six children quickly outgrew the space, and in 1958, when Ross turned ...
smokey robinson

Diana Ross' childhood home listed for sale in Detroit

MLive.com - 11 Jan 2018
Another Motown connection of note: Smokey Robinson lived a few houses away on Belmont, something residents today still take pride in. The attention to the listing - which had eight showings on the day after the Ross connection was publicized, compared ...
smokey robinson

Soda Jerks bringing blast from the past to Barney Callaghan's

Chicago Tribune - 11 Jan 2018
The Soda Jerks will perform "at least" three hours of live music, covering Otis Redding, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ray Charles, Rolling Stones, Sam & Dave, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Arthur Connely, James Brown, Edwin Starr, Smokey ...
smokey robinson

Facebook Inks Deals With Kobalt, GMR, SESAC's HFA-Rumblefish

Variety - 11 Jan 2018
Less than a month after Facebook announced partnerships with the world's largest music company, Universal Music Group, and the world's largest music publisher, Sony/ATV, it announced deals with Kobalt Music Publishing and the performing rights ...
smokey robinson

Camila Cabello Is In Control: 'I Express Myself However I Want'

NPR - 13 Jan 2018
MARTIN: Speaking of which, like, I mean, you know, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce - the queen, of course - Zayne, Harry Styles - your favorite - they've all gone out on their own. Could you just talk a little ...
smokey robinson

Sarasota Orchestra boogies into first pops concert of the year

YourObserver.com - 11 Jan 2018
—Barry Mann. The concert will explore doo-wop's evolution, starting with early hits like Frankie Valli's “I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You” and “Sherry,” and then moving on to such later classics like Smokey Robinson's “Tears of a Clown” and Michael ...
smokey robinson

Cashing in on Bob Marley's music legacy

The Straits Times - 15 Jan 2018
It has a relatively small catalogue of about 12,000 songs - its roster includes Smokey Robinson and Def Leppard - that it promotes heavily through commercial tie-ins, movies and television shows. The Marley catalogue is unusual. During his lifetime, he ...

What's New