‘Smokey Robinson & The Miracles LIVE!’

‘Smokey Robinson & The Miracles LIVE!’ is their second live album recorded in 1968 at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan and released on January 6, 1969 by Tamla.

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Track Listing : 1.Once In A Lifetime/You And The Night And The Music (Leslie Bricusse, Howard Dietz, Anthony Newley, Arthur Schwartz) – 03:31 . 2.I Second That Emotion (Al Cleveland, Smokey Robinson) – 05:09 . 3.The Tracks Of My Tears (Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin) – 03:48 . 4.Poinciana (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon) – 04:30 . 5.Up, Up And Away (Jimmy Webb) – 02:30 . 6.Theme From “Valley Of The Dolls” (André Previn, Dory Previn) – 04:58 . 7.Yester Love (Al Cleveland, Smokey Robinson) – 02:11 . 8.Walk On By (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 05:22 . 9.Yesterday (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 04:10 . 10.If You Can Want (Smokey Robinson) – 02:28 . 11.Mickey’S Monkey (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland) – 05:31 . 12.Ooo Baby Baby (Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson) – 04:03 . 13.Going To A Go-Go (Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Robert Rogers, Marvin Tarplin) – 07:04

Musicians : Smokey Robinson – Vocals . Bobby Rogers – Vocals . Pete Moore – Vocals . Ronnie White – Vocals . Marv Tarplin – Vocals

Production : Produced By Smokey Robinson

Recorded In 1968 At The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan.

Released On January 6, 1969 By Tamla.

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Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
Whereas most Motown live albums are made up of zippy singles bogged down with turgid renditions of other people’s hits, this time the pattern is reversed. Miracles tunes like “Going To A Go Go” and “Mickey’s Monkey” are stretched out so long they become dulland the real fun is in the covers […]

allmusic
The cosy nature of the performance is undoubtedly a derivative of the familiar and intimate confines of the Roostertail Club in Motown’s native Detroit, Michigan stomping grounds. Unlike Miracles on Stage (1963), the contents of this set are much more polished — not to mention they run practically twice as long. […]

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