He Got Soul: Smokey Robinson

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  • Working with Soul's Greats
  • Soul In The Corner Office
  • His Solo Moment
  • A Balancing Act
  • Finding His Solo Rhythm
  • Taking The Stage
  • A True Soul Man
  • Where It All Started
  • Ushering In The Motown Era
  • A Musician's Musician

His Solo Moment 

While serving as Motown Records' vice president for roughly a year, Smokey Robinson embarked on a solo career. His debut solo record Smokey was received with mixed reviews and experienced underwhelming success. 

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