Smokey Robinson

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Robinson, (William) Smokey

(1940–  ) singer, songwriter, record producer; born in Detroit, Mich. In high school he formed the Miracles, a vocal group; they signed a contract with Berry Gordy of Motown Records in 1958 and released the hit "Shop Around" in 1960. At Motown Robinson composed and produced many hits such as "My Girl" (1965), helping to perfect the "Motown sound" and refine soul music. He went solo in 1972 and released such successful albums as A Quiet Storm (1974) and Touch the Sky (1983).
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I had not been at home above ten days, when Captain William Robinson, a Cornish man, commander of the Hopewell, a stout ship of three hundred tons, came to my house.
He went on to relate that, in 1659, two Quakers, named William Robinson and Marmaduke Stephen-son, were hanged at Boston.
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A court heard as Ryan William Robinson put on latex gloves in front of the driver, he ordered him "to get a move on" as the store was nearly closing.
William Robinson, the 19th-century gardening journalist who lived to be almost 100 and is credited by some with being the father of the herbaceous border, spent later life gardening from a specially adapted wheelchair.
Roderick William Robinson, 77, was first arrested while lying low at a rundown campsite on the Algarve in 2010.
Ronald William Robinson was born in Hook near Goole in East seven children.
The three and a half acres of the Yew Dell were originally laid out from the 1870s by Bodnant Garden's creator Henry Pochin, who was inspired by leading Victorian designer William Robinson.
Lampard got his second try before the home side's fightback resulted in William Robinson and Sam Hocking scoring tries.
Macclesfield soon hit back with tries from Edward Stobart and William Robinson.
Simon William Robinson, 32, of Rainsford Crescent, Middlesbrough, fined PS400 with PS90 costs for speeding.