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Smokey Robinson Age

In this Master Class clip, Smokey Robinson shares his memory of the first song he ever wrote, and the inspiration behind the lyrics:

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women-in-music: Mary Wells (May 13, 1943 – July 26, 1992). American singer and Motown artist; with a string of hit singles mainly composed by Smokey Robinson including “Two Lovers" in 1962, the Grammy-nominated “You Beat Me to the Punch" in 1962 and her signature hit in 1964, “My Guy", she became recognized as “The Queen of Motown" until her departure from the company in 1964, at the height of her popularity. In other circles, she’s referred to as the “The First Lady of Motown" and was one…

Maxine Powell, the legendary Motown etiquette expert, died on October 14th at the age of 98. She coached legends like Smokey Robinson and The Supremes on things like how to get in and out of cars, how to use props on stage and the proper way to greet important guests who visited backstage after a show. ‘“We worked with developing class,” she once said.

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