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Smokey Robinson

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Robinson and his group, the Miracles met Berry Gordy after a failed audition for singer Jackie Wilson’s managers. Gordy was impressed with Robinson’s vocals and ambitious songwriting. With his help they released, “Got a Job.” It was the beginning of a successful collaboration and the beginnings of Motown. In 1960, Miracles recorded their and Motown’s first million selling hit, “Shop Around.” Between 1960 and 1970, Robinson would produce 26 top forty hits with the Miracles including several top ten hits. Robinson made a triumphant return with the album, One Heartbeat and the singles, “Just to See Her” and “One Heartbeat,” both Top 10 hits. “Just To See Her” won Robinson his first Grammy Award. In the same year, he was inducted as a solo artist to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://mgmspringfield.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/symphony-hall.html

Organizer

MGM Springfield
Phone:
4132735000
Website:
mgmspringfield.com

Venue

Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield,MA01103United States
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Website:
http://www.symphonyhall.com