Smokey Robinson’s Motown Memories

August 5th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

On August 25th, Smokey Robinson will release Time Flies When You’re Having Fun, a new studio album featuring three special collaborations with Carlos Santana, Joss Stone and India.Arie. To mark the return of a soul legend, Rolling Stone chatted with the frequent American Idol guest about writing some of his favorite Motown hits, how he’ll remember his good friend Michael Jackson, and what it was like being paid the ultimate compliment by Bob Dylan. Read the full Q&A here:

• Smokey Robinson’s Motown Memories

Plus, read Bob Seger’s Immortals essay on Robinson, one of the greatest artists of all time.


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