27 Nov Smokey Robinson – Smokey – Mini-LP Papersleeve CD Replica
This quintessential Elemental Music reissue presents the first solo album by Motown legend Smokey Robinson after his departure from The Miracles: Smokey. It was originally released on Motown Records’ Tamla subsidiary label in 1973, and features the single “Sweet Harmony”, which was his tribute to his former singing partners in The Miracles: Bobby Rogers, Pete Moore and Ronnie White. The album was arranged by Dave Blumberg, Gene Page and Willie Hutch. It also contains the song “Baby Come Close”, his first solo hit single, and the single “Just My Soul Responding”, a protest song dealing with ghetto life in America, and the plight of the American Indian.
01. HOLLY 4:35
02. Medley: NEVER MY LOVE/NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE 3:47
03. A SILENT PARTNER IN A THREE-WAY LOVE AFFAIR 4:35
04. JUST MY SOUL RESPONDING 5:00
05. SWEET HARMONY 4:10
06. WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW? 4:38
07. WANNA KNOW MY MIND 3:43
08. THE FAMILY SONG 4:30
09. BABY COME CLOSE 4:57
Produced by Smokey Robinson & Willie Hutch
Arranged by Gene Page, Willie Hutch & Dave Blumberg
Recording Eengineers: Bill MacMeekin, Cal Harris, Art Stewart, Larry Miles and Bruce Ellison.