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Question-Time with Smokey of the Miracles

Ritchie Yorke, New Musical Express, 21 June 1969

KNOWING THAT Smokey Robinson is one of the five vice-presidents of the fabulously successful Tamla Motown label, I expected him to be a bustling businessman, a bit loud as a talker and full of over-confident opinions. How wrong I was. I found him rather shy, soft-spoken and most polite.

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