Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Smokey Robinson

Reference number:

12563
£75.00

Description:

An original William Robinson Jr Business Management cheque dated October 17th 1987 for $97.00 to Metropolitan Optical, clearly written and signed in ballpoint by Smokey Robinson

Certification:

Original management cheque. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

15x7cm cheque

Condition:

Good. View Image

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Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

SMOKEY ROBINSON AND THE MIRACLES. American rhythm & blues group from Detroit notable as the first successful group act for Motown. Their single "Shop Around" (1960) was Motown's first million-selling hit record and the group went on to become one of the labels main acts of the 1960s. Over their nineteen year career the classic hits include ; "You've Really Got a Hold On Me" / "Mickeys Monkey" / "The Tracks of My Tears" / "Going to a Go Go" / "I Second That Emotion" and "The Tears of a Clown". During this same period, the Miracles' original lead singer and founding member Smokey Robinson became one of the most successful songwriters and record producers of all time. His best known song "My Girl" (written in 1964 as a tribute to his wife Claudette Rogers Robinson) whom he had married in 1959, became a worldwide No1 hit for The Tempations. Motown founder and First President Berry Gordy Jr. is quoted as saying : "Without The Miracles, Motown would not be the Motown it is today ......."

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