William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American R&B and pop 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...Wikipedia
Born: 19th February, 1940, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Claim to Fame: My Girl
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A Quiet Storm is a 1975 album by Motown legend Smokey Robinson.
He had his first recording as `The Miracles" in 1958. It was a follow up to a No. 1 tune "Get A Job". It was titled "Got A Job", on the legendary "End" label. Unfortunately it did not have the same success as its predecessor.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1990.
Originally I was not writing songs for myself.
So I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that`s exactly how I approached it - only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God.
Enjoy yourself . . . It's later than you think!
After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about.
The singer known for his easy-listening style and his wholesome, middle-America appeal was the antithesis of the counterculture that gave rise to rock and roll.
"The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren't there," he once recalled. "Well, I was there all right, but my memory of them is blurred — not by any drugs I took but by... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 2 years ago
Don Cornelius, the former host of TV's now defunct nationally syndicated dance music show Soul Train, has died of an apparent suicide. He was 75.
L.A. County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter confirms to E! News that Cornelius was pronounced dead at 4:56 a.m. after law enforcement discovered his body at his Sherman Oaks home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
According to Winter, the coroner's office has investigators en route to Cedars-Sinai hospital, where the body was taken, to conduct an investigation.
As the emcee of Soul Train from 1971... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 3 years ago
Michael Jackson may be gone, but he's certainly not forgotten.
The King of Pop's three children -- Prince, 14, Paris, 13, and Blanket, 9 -- paid tribute to their late father at the Michael Forever concert in Cardiff, Wales Saturday.
Several performers took to the glove-shaped stage, including Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis and Cee Lo Green. The Black Eyed Peas pulled out of the lineup earlier this week citing "unavoidable circumstances."
Despite the current manslaughter trial involving Jackson's former doctor, Conrad Murray, the evening's... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 3 years ago
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Michael Jackson`s daughter Paris Katherine addressed mourners at the Staples Center Tuesday, tearfully telling them her father was "the best father you could ever imagine."
Paris Katherine Jackson, 11, said goodbye to her father at the close of the memorial service.
"Ever since I was born, daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine," the 11-year-old girl said. "And I just wanted to say I love him so much."
The girl spoke after Jackson`s brothers Jermaine and Marlon bid tearful goodbyes to the... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 5 years ago
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Michael Jackson`s body has arrived at the memorial service at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Seven men wheel out a golden casket covered in red flowers from Forest Lawn`s Hall of Liberty. Before the memorial service began, Smokey Robinson approached the podium and read notes from Diana Ross and Nelson Mandela. Jackson`s family and closest friends attended a gathering at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills on Tuesday morning before going to the public memorial. Jackson`s family and friends were at the... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 5 years ago