Group 4 Created with Sketch.

Oprah Winfrey Introduces Smokey Robinson

From Audio: Smokey Robinson
01:25
Play Audio
Add to Playlist
Share Report
Found on these Playlists
Best Smokey Robinson Interviews on Podcasts or Audio about Smokey Listen to audio about Smokey Robinson. Browse for Smokey Robinson interviews, guest appearances, and call-ins. Make snippets of Smokey talking to create audio highlights to share with your friends or embed in related blog posts. Vurbl People: Interviews, Commentary, News, and More
Full Description
Back to Top
Oprah Winfrey Introduces Smokey Robinson from Motown's The Miracles.
Transcripts
Back to Top
his voice. Ah, just transports us. His lyrics touch something deep inside and his melodies get us moving. There is a reason why Smokey Robinson is known as the King of Motown. During his 50 years in the music industry, Smokey has been credited with more than 4000 songs and dozens of top 40 hits. Now, if you're like me, you know, many of them by heart, tears of a clown. I bet you could sing it a second, that emotion and you've really got a hold on me. Well, Smokey was born and raised in Detroit, the very cradle of the Motown town. He founded his legendary group, The Miracles, while he was still in high school, and it wasn't long before they were at the top of the R and B chart with Shop Around. Remember that so too smoky. Making music isn't just a job. It is a passion and a source for him, a renewable joy. To this day, he still performs to sold out crowds around the world. It is a lifelong love affair with music, one that grew from his family and the first song he wrote at just the age of six. Music is in the man's blood. Hey,