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Rhythm and Blues Legend Smokey Robinson

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Rhythm and Blues Legend Smokey Robinson

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Rhythm and Blues Legend Smokey Robinson

Rhythm and Blues Legend Smokey Robinson

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The singer and songwriter has a new album called Timeless Love. Smokey Robinson sings hits from the American songbook, including "I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Baby)," "Night and Day" and "More Than You Know." William "Smokey" Robinson recorded dozens of top 40 hits for the Motown label as a solo artist and with The Miracles. The Miracles' 1960 song "Shop Around" was Motown's first number one hit on the R&B singles chart. Other hits include "Mickey's Monkey," "I Second That Emotion," and "The Tears of a Clown." This interview originally aired on Aug. 21, 2006.

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