Smokey RobinsonWilliam "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.Smokey Robinson discographyThe following is the solo discography of Smokey Robinson from 1973 to the present day. For information about Robinson's recorded output as a member of The Miracles, see The Miracles discography.
1957-1972 is a 1972 double album by The Miracles on Motown Records' Tamla label. This two-record set is noted as the group's final series of live concerts with original lead singer Smokey Robinson, recorded over a period of three days, July 14–16, during the 1972 National Parks Centennial, at the Carter Barron Amphitheater in Washington, D.C., and charted at #75 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart, and at #14 on its R&B Album chart.
The Miracles (also known as Smokey Robinson and the Miracles from 1965 to 1972) were an American rhythm and blues vocal group that was the first successful recording act for Berry Gordy's Motown Records, and one of the most important and influential groups in pop, rock and roll, and R&B music history.
The Smokey Robinson Show was a 1970 musical variety special starring Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. It aired on ABC on December 18, 1970, and featured guest stars The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and Las Vegas singer/performer and actress Fran Jeffries.