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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Hudson

February 10, 2010 Hear the concert event honoring music of the civil rights movement.

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Interviews & Profiles

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August 21, 2006 On his new album, rhythm and blues legend Smokey Robinson sings hits from the American songbook.

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October 17, 2009 Song of the Day's editor talks about selections by Laurent Korcia, Tim Buckley and Smokey Robinson.

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Smokey Robinson

October 6, 2009 Robinson's cover of The Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" has taken on a new air of poignancy.

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News

Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Hudson

February 10, 2010 Hear the concert event honoring music of the civil rights movement.

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May 26, 2008 Oliver Wang discusses music recordings the Library of Congress has decided to preserve this year.

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Reviews

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October 17, 2009 Song of the Day's editor talks about selections by Laurent Korcia, Tim Buckley and Smokey Robinson.

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Smokey Robinson

October 6, 2009 Robinson's cover of The Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" has taken on a new air of poignancy.

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July 24, 2006 Smokey Robinson talks with Farai Chideya about his new CD of jazz standards from his youth.

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Marvin Gaye walks ahead of his Rolls Royce in Notting Hill, London, in 1976.

November 20, 2013 Forty years ago, young Britannia went crazy for soul music. Listen to this 24/7 mix to find out why.

Paul Williams, Eddie Kendricks, and David Ruffin of the Temptations, in 1965.

June 4, 2000 The universal appeal of The Temptations' song has made "My Girl" one of the greatest American songs.

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Timeless Love

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  • Album: Timeless Love
  • Artist: Smokey Robinson
  • Label: New Door Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Cinema

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  • Album: Cinema
  • Artist: Laurent Korcia
  • Label: Apm
  • Released: 2009
 

Live at the Folklore Center, NYC: March 6th, 1967

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  • Album: Live at the Folklore Center, NYC: March 6th, 1967
  • Artist: Tim Buckley
  • Label: Tompkins Square
  • Released: 2009
 

Time Flies When You're Having Fun

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  • Album: Time Flies When You're Having Fun
  • Artist: Smokey Robinson
  • Label: Robso
  • Released: 2009