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Smokey Robinson

Motown publish The Jackson 5’s debut album : ‘Diana Ross Presents…

‘Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5’ is the debut album of The Jackson 5 featuring Michael Jackson as lead singer, released on December 18, 1969 by Motown. Track Listing : 1.Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah (Ray Gilbert, Allie Wrubel) – 03:18 . 2.Nobody (The Corporation) – 02:54 . 3.I Want You Back (The Corporation) – 03:04 . 4.Can You […]

Aloe, Jojo, Ledisi et al pay tribute to Smokey Robinson (2016)

November 16, 2015 – Aloe Blacc, Gallant, CeeLo Green, JoJo, Ledisi, Tegan Marie, Kip Moore, BeBe Winans and more with Samuel L. Jackson as host and Greg Phillinganes as music director will join forces at the Gershwin Prize Awards honoring Smokey Robinson at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. More Info

Gordy publish Temptations’ third album : ‘The Temptin’…

The Temptin’ Temptations’ is their third studio album released on November 1, 1965 by Gordy. Track Listing : 1.Since I Lost My Baby (Warren “Pete” Moore, Smokey Robinson) – 02:51 . 2.The Girl’S Alright With Me (Eddie Holland, Eddie Kendricks, Norman Whitfield) – 02:49 . 3.Just Another Lonely Night (Ivy Jo Hunter, William “Mickey” Stevenson) […]

Motown publish The Supremes’ second album : ‘Where Did Our Love…

The Supremes’ ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ is their second studio album released on August 31, 1964 by Motown. Track listing : 1.Where Did Our Love Go (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland) – 02:35 . 2.Run, Run, Run (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland) – 02:23 . 3.Baby Love (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie […]

Singing With Aretha Franklin

During her long career, Aretha Franklin, who just passed away has duetted with several colleagues. We have selected fourteen of them : Dennis Edwards, Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues Brothers , Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Michael McDonald, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Keith Richards, Whoopi Goldberg Here, they are […]

Motown publish Michael Jackson’s second solo album : ‘Ben’…

Michael Jackson’s ‘Ben’ is his second studio album recorded while he was still a member of The Jackson 5 and released on August 4, 1972 by Motown. Track listing : 1.Ben (Walter Scharf, Don Black) – 02:44 . 2.Greatest Show on Earth (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) – 02:48 . 3.People Make the World Go ‘Round […]

Gordy publish The Temptations’ ‘With a Lot o’ Soul’…

The Temptations’ ‘With a Lot o’ Soul’ is an album (the most successful from their ‘classic 5’ era) released on July 17, 1967 by Gordy. Track Listing : 1.(I Know) I’M Losing You (Cornelius Grant, Edward Holland, Jr., Norman Whitfield)- 02:30 . 2.Ain’T No Sun Since You’Ve Been Gone (Cornelius Grant, Sylvia Moy, Norman Whitfield) […]

Columbia publish ‘Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent…

‘Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby’ feat. ‘Wishing Well’ is D’Arby’s debut studio album released on July 13, 1987 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.If You All Get To Heaven (Terence Trent D’Arby) – 05:17 . 2.If You Let Me Stay (Terence Trent D’Arby) – 03:14 . 3.Wishing Well (Terence Trent D’Arby, […]

James Brown starts the recording of ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’…

James Brown‘s ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’ is a live double album (follow-up to his 1963 ‘Live at the Apollo’) recorded on June 24–25, 1967 and released in August 1968 by King. Track Listing : 1.Introduction To The James Brown Show (James Brown) – 00:31 . 2.Think (Lowman Pauling) – 02:55 . 3.I Wanna […]

Tamla publish Smokey Robinson’s ‘Smokey,’ his first solo album…

Smokey Robinson’s ‘Smokey’ is his first solo album after his departure from The Miracles, released on June 19, 1973 by Tamla. Track Listing : 1.Holly (Smokey Robinson) – 04:37 . 2.Medley: Never My Love/Never Can Say Goodbye (Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi, Clifton Davis) – 03:52 . 3.A Silent Partner In A Three-Way Love Affair (Smokey […]

Gordy release The Temptations’ fourth studio album : ‘Gettin’…

The Temptations ‘Gettin’ Ready’ is their fourth studio album marking their transition between Smokey Robinson to Norman Whitfield as producers and released on June 15, 1966 by Gordy. Track Listing : 1.Say You (Robert Dobyne, Charles Jones, Robert Staunton) – 02:30 . 2.Little Miss Sweetness (Smokey Robinson) – 03:09 . 3.Ain’T Too Proud To Beg […]

Ella Fitzgerald records two albums : ‘Ella’ and ‘Things…

Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Ella / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be ‘ is the combination of two separate studio albums recorded on May 26-30, 1969 and released .in 1970 by Reprise Track Listing : 1.Get Ready (Smokey Robinson) – 02:34 . 2.The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (Smokey Robinson) – 03:01 . 3.Yellow Man […]

Island publish Grace Jones’ fourth album : ‘Warm Leatherette’…

Grace Jones‘ ‘Warm Leatherette’ is her fourth (more reggae & New Wave than disco) studio album released on May 9, 1980 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Warm Leatherette (Daniel Miller) – 05:38 . 2.Private Life (Chrissie Hynde) – 06:19 . 3.A Rolling Stone (Deniece Williams, Fritz Baskett, Grace Jones) – 03:30 . 4.Love Is The […]