Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson’s “Quiet Storm” was co-written with his sister Rose Ella Jones for his 1975 third solo album A Quiet Storm.  Robinson’s falsetto had the quality of a soothing breeze within the song that started a late-night programming format of love songs on national radio. The unassuming bass, snug congaContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”WlzY6cWpoMQ”]Smokey Robinson recorded his 1979 single “Cruisin’” for the Where There’s Smoke album. Robinson co-wrote “Cruisin’” with Marv Tarplin who was a member of The Miracles with him. The romantic song about lovers going for a car ride or just spending time together put Robinson in the spotlight asContinue Reading

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